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    Default homemade zoomies?

    Is it possible to run homemade dry zoomies on a bbf motor? thinking of a idea someone just gave me

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    Almost all zoomies are ran dry

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    will it lose power runnin zoomies on a stock motor?

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    Yep...

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    I wasted my time on this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mdsheppie View Post
    I wasted my time on this?
    Aaawe poor sheppie , not all of us came out of the womb knowing about motors and drivin 100mph flattys. There is forums like this so us dumbies can ask our dumb questions and eventually learn some things basic questions or more technical. The other gentleman didnt have a problem answering my stupid time wasting question. Instead of wastefully typing a ignorant comment you could have wasted a few extra minutes and explain something beneficial so maybe one day someone could look at this as dumb as i am and learn something. 2,xxx and something post/comments you have , i wonder how many were good or if you asked a question someone else thought was a waste of time. Maybe you should have stayed of the keyboard and watched some re-runs of pinks with a keystone and a hungry man. Why do people have to be so rude man! Im learning and if u see my name under the title dont look , read or answer it, there problem solved!

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    i've often though about this idea for my bbf. seems easy enough. sounds like fun for an afternoon. I'd be a little afraid of burning the insides of the gunnels. I've seen pic's of this before here on the the forums.

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    Zoomies, belong on a supercharged motor only

    On a unblown engine the exhaust system should be going into a common collector

    i.e. 4 into 1 this adds in power production by better exhaust scavenging of the cylinders
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    Yes you can build them and do it on the cheap. It can be fun and if you like the looks and the zoomie sound can be cool. You will probably loose power as a proper header is hard to beat. Now if you have headers that are a bad mismatch for your engine you might just pick up a little bit of power "IF" you do the zoomies right. One thing they are guaranteed to do it get the attention of the LEO.

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    someone gave me an idea to do a rat rod type themed boat so i was just wondering , i dont have 40k to spend on a blown race motor but do have enough to build something fun and get some good ol conversation going so trying to think of ideas, i appreciate all the opinions n this is what made me thik ...lol not pretty but would get some stares for sure!
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    Looks like it could be fun. Be aware that the rangers or the H2O law enforcement in your local area may not like it as much as you. If this is not a problem and you are just looking to do something different then by all means go at it. What size engine is it? I would recommend using a fairly small tube if it is a basic motor. 1 5/8" for a basic SBC and 1 7/8 to 2" for a BBC. If it has some pep to it then that might change. This is just my opinion though, so take it with a grain of salt.

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    If this is a lake boat, I don't think you'll FEEL any difference in the performance of the collected headers. If You like them and the law doesn't care, I say run them. Tim

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    Quote Originally Posted by River Rat 005 View Post
    If this is a lake boat, I don't think you'll FEEL any difference in the performance of the collected headers. If You like them and the law doesn't care, I say run them. Tim
    3/10th slower with zoomies in the quarter mile for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mdsheppie View Post
    I wasted my time on this?
    Why, did you build already build them?
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