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post #1 of 12 Old 04-10-2009, 12:46 AM Thread Starter
 
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I need opinions on my camaro

Ok so I have a 1988 Camaro. 305 carburated. Should I spend 425 bucks on a TPI system and convert it back to TPI? Or leave it carburated?

Or should I spend that money on a 5-speed trans. for it? Hmm... Decisions, decisions....
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How does it run? How is the carb and trans that you have?

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I wouldn't waste the money at this point. Just build yourself a very nice 350+ to drop in there. Furthermore, if you want to run fuel injection, you'll want to check out the Holley Stealth Ram and skip the factory TPI.

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I wouldn't waste the money at this point. Just build yourself a very nice 350+ to drop in there. Furthermore, if you want to run fuel injection, you'll want to check out the Holley Stealth Ram and skip the factory TPI.
completely agree
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You'll have to do more than just swap on the TPI.

Just spend the money on a Carbed 350.
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post #6 of 12 Old 04-10-2009, 01:30 PM
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engine swaps can get complicated tho.. why not just add a fake hood intake and leave it??

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engine swaps can get complicated tho.. why not just add a fake hood intake and leave it??
Engine swaps aren't that bad.

They guy is selling the entire TPI set up including intake runners computer wiring harness etc.
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Engine swaps aren't that bad.

They guy is selling the entire TPI set up including intake runners computer wiring harness etc.
lol, i'd try to find an LS1 cheap..

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lol, i'd try to find an LS1 cheap..
"LS1" and "Cheap" don't really work in the same sentence. At least not in my book although that'd be great. Or an LT1.
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I wouldn't waste the money at this point. Just build yourself a very nice 350+ to drop in there. Furthermore, if you want to run fuel injection, you'll want to check out the Holley Stealth Ram and skip the factory TPI.
I wish but I'm looking for something a little cheaper
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