jstancel Reader
Dec. 15, 2013 7:29 p.m.
noddaz Dork
Dec. 15, 2013 8:03 p.m.

Interesting...

Spinout007 UltraDork
Dec. 15, 2013 9:01 p.m.

283 and a carb? curious as to what they used for headers.

Nitroracer SuperDork
Dec. 15, 2013 10:17 p.m.

Is it really that hard to keep EFI on a SBC? Its pretty simple on the fords I've seen used as swap fodder.

Aeromoto Dork
Dec. 15, 2013 10:22 p.m.

Much easier and cheaper to make power with a carb, why bother with EFI on such a contraption as this.

Mr_Clutch42 New Reader
Dec. 20, 2013 8:12 a.m.

With a 283ci, they probably didn't have a very advanced fuel injection system from the factory, if they did have one at all.

Bobzilla PowerDork
Dec. 20, 2013 8:28 a.m.

283 is just the displacement. efi came on SBC's from 1986-up and tons of aftermarket options. the same efi kit will fit a 267-406 sbc

pinchvalve MegaDork
Dec. 20, 2013 8:57 a.m.

I'd like a smallblock 2014 Kia Rondo.

Mr_Clutch42 New Reader
Dec. 21, 2013 9:02 a.m.

In reply to Bobzilla:

But didn't the only EFI systems GM made then are the throttle body injection and the crossfire injection? Many of the Holley and Edelbrock aftermarket fuel injection systems for the small block chevy are $1100-2500. It would be much cheaper to get a TPI system from a early nineties Camaro or Corvette engine.

Sil80redtop Reader
Dec. 21, 2013 9:15 a.m.
pinchvalve wrote: I'd like a smallblock 2014 Kia Rondo.

Are you trying to postwh@re your way out of "Megadork?"

Mr_Clutch42 New Reader
Dec. 21, 2013 11:18 a.m.

Actually, many aftermarket small block chevy EFI systems are $1100-5000. Especially the ones that are not throttle body injection systems.

Slippery HalfDork
Dec. 21, 2013 11:29 a.m.
Sil80redtop wrote:
pinchvalve wrote: I'd like a smallblock 2014 Kia Rondo.

Are you trying to postwh@re your way out of "Megadork?"

I think Pinch is having fun ... Mr_Clutch is doing what you say by bumping all these all threads.

docwyte HalfDork
Dec. 21, 2013 4:50 p.m.

Can't see going to the effort of that swap and not putting in an LSx...

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