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#2483994 - 04/16/18 11:11 PM Cool carb
BloFish Offline

Registered: 11/20/04
Posts: 13811
Loc: Lake Oroville
Anyone use it, or have an opinion on its effectiveness to keep heat away from the carb?
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#2484068 - 04/17/18 07:42 AM Re: Cool carb [Re: BloFish]
dthemi Offline

Registered: 10/31/04
Posts: 2666
Loc: back in Georgia
Holley sold something like that a long time ago. As to the effectiveness on a carb drag car, if it were worth its weight in power, every PS car (before efi) would have ran it, or something like it. JMO

Another reason I'm deeply saddened by the current state of PS. Anyting you ever wondered about working or not could be summed up by a walk through the PS pits lol. Free, accurate, tried and true R+D.

#2484117 - 04/17/18 09:18 AM Re: Cool carb [Re: BloFish]
Stanton Offline

Registered: 10/13/05
Posts: 6586
Loc: Ontario, Canada
PS cars don't run long enough to worry about heat soak. The real test is NASCAR.

#2484122 - 04/17/18 09:28 AM Re: Cool carb [Re: Stanton]
tboomer Offline

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 21897
Loc: The frozen wasteland of Iowa
What is Eledbrock? shruggy

#2484464 - 04/17/18 11:20 PM Re: Cool carb [Re: tboomer]
StealthWedge67 Offline

Registered: 07/19/06
Posts: 4099
Loc: Puyallup, WA
Originally Posted By tboomer
What is Eledbrock? shruggy

It’s just another way of saying “elderbrock”. 😆
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#2484468 - 04/17/18 11:32 PM Re: Cool carb [Re: BloFish]
Exit1965 Offline

Registered: 07/31/03
Posts: 3230
Loc: Rancho Cordova, CA
I just use a small plastic "phenolic" spacer.

#2484843 - 04/18/18 08:16 PM Re: Cool carb [Re: BloFish]
YO7_A66 Offline

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 5179
Loc: Indiana
I have been running a Cool Carb heat shield and two spacers for 5 years now on my street 340. You can definitely feel a difference in the temp of the bowls before and after. But you have to be careful because they have a max temp of around 275-300 degrees. They will melt if you get them too hot which another member showed me back when I was looking into buying. But mine still look to be in great shape when I last took the carb off over this Winter.
1970 YO7 A66 [Canadian Export] F8 Challenger
340 (SL.P. 226/238@.050,270/288 dur,.538"/.528" w/Yella Terra 1.65 rockers, 9.7:1, 63cc Sidewinders (Bowl Ported),RPM intake, QF SS-750 Annular DP, MSD Street Fire Ign., & TTI's. 727/Dynamic 9.5" 3800, TF-2, & 3:91's

#2484863 - 04/18/18 08:48 PM Re: Cool carb [Re: BloFish]
Sammy Offline
super stock

Registered: 12/31/12
Posts: 825
Loc: Wind Gap,Pa.
I met the owner at Carlisle and tried them.I will say they are a great product, and great customer service.

#2484945 - 04/19/18 03:13 AM Re: Cool carb [Re: BloFish]
A/MP Offline

Registered: 10/09/08
Posts: 671
Loc: East Coast
Not knocking this product but I found 2 things that help. You can buy an aftermarket carb/manifold gasket that has and aluminum layer placed between the the gasket layers, slightly thicker than factory gasket(double up on the gaskets works better) and the other is to wrap the carb studs or bolts with LP teflon tape. LP tape is thicker than regular teflon pipe tape. Stops the heat from wicking up from the intake to the studs and then the carb. Simple and effective.


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