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Unread 03-05-2013, 07:56 AM   #16
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Ive got the Holley 2bbl on mine - works great, no complaints - haven't ever stumbled off road, but I haven't taken it off road enough to know how it reacts off camber
My buddy has the Motorcraft carb on his 89 - easiest to tune so far as I've experienced - real good match to a stock 4.2

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Unread 03-05-2013, 08:21 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by kgb_m3 View Post
Motorcraft is amazing offroad. I've sat at some crazy angles idling for 5-10 min, no problem..
Same here.

Plus it only cost me 90 bucks to set up. (rebuilt junkyard carb, etc). I'm sure a FI rig does even better, but with the increase in performance and mileage, it's been the most cost-effective mod to my YJ that I've ever made. I bumped the fuel level a bit to compensate for jetting that's a bit on the lean side & it works perfectly off-road.
probably out breaking stuff.
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