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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-13-2017, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
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Spectre low profile plenum on Fitech EFI

Okay just like the title says: what are your thoughts? 1967 Vert 289+.040 cid Edelbrock super victor, Fitech Go EFI 600 power adder, Est. 400 hp. flywheel. Hood clearance is at a premium. The CAI will be where the battery use to be. Fed from the grille and the fender well. I have already tried the drop base air cleaner, Smaller filter, etc. I have requested info from both Fitech and Spectre, I'll post those responses when received.
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-13-2017, 03:52 PM Thread Starter
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Spectre's reply;

Hello,

Thank you for contacting customer service. Our single plenum 98499 is only rated for under 400 Horse Power. Anything pushing more than 400 horse power should run a dual inlet intake plenum.

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Spectre Performance Customer Service & Tech Support
tech@spectreperformance.com
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Hello,
Part Number 98499 can flow approximately 670 CFM.
Thank you for your time, please let us know if you have any questions.
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Fitech's response:

Hi
can't say for sure, but the FiTech has been put in some pretty tight spaces.
Sorry I can't be more helpful

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FiTech Fuel Injection

12370 Doherty St. Suite A
Riverside, CA 92503
Phone 951-643-3848
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Are you concerned about how the base will fit over the fuel regulator bump?
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I am concerned about that as well as generally fit under the stock hood. I am also looking at the dual to move more CFM. The fitech is rated at 850 CFM and the single plenum is 675 CFM. I also have billet rocker covers that are larger than standard. ( Ford racing roller 1.6) The breather caps may also be a concern. The motor was built for high RPM. so the flow is the most concerning. I was hoping some one had some experience with the Spectre plenums.
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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-16-2017, 05:29 PM
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I'm running K&N 85-685, clears the fuel regulator. You might need a small dimple. You can choose from several filter heights depending on clearance.
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Didn't read it well just thought you were looking for an air cleaner. My 408 is 500+ if that helps.


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On mine I went with an Edelbrock 43662 Pro-Flo Round Air Cleaner 14" Diameter base, and replaced the 3" element with a 2" element 14" x 2" 14x2 Washable Reusable High Flow Air Filter Element Chevy Ford Mopar V8. I even have a 1" air cleaner spacer between the FiTech and base of the air cleaner and I've got 3/4" of hood clearance.
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What heads are you running?
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Custom built Erson. A friend of mine builds heads for a sprint cup driver/team. They are 60cc 190 runners 2.02/160 valves ported polished Super Victor port matched.
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