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Old 05-08-2019, 06:11 PM
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I have a brand new one still in the box that I got a deal on back in the 80s. Its the one without the idle dohicky, as I recall. They look cool for sure.
There's a few used ones on eBay, in the $300 range. Rebuild kits, too.
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Old 05-09-2019, 09:51 AM
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Bought one new when they first came out.
Not worth a hoot for street use unless you get the one with the idle circuit built in.
old iron got it right, but still takes a lot of tuning to get right. a couple of t-bucket men ran them on top of blowers and loved them. they were from a fish design.
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Lightbulb nope--

the 2 barrel manifold don't pull enough vacuum to make the predator carb work--runs great to 15OO rpms, then fall flat on it's face--had my carb expert work on it and that is the diagnosis--

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