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Old 07-26-2013, 06:51 AM
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93 ford 351 carb was std and 350 injected was option. 94 was first year efi was std.
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Old 07-26-2013, 07:18 AM
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IMO, there are not a lot of advantages of TBI over a carb, if any. EFI - is a different story.
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Old 07-26-2013, 07:20 AM
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Pretty sure '94 was std FI.

'93 was either ford carb or lt1 FI (not many though)

Right?
That is my understanding as well.
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Old 07-26-2013, 07:57 AM
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The guys are right in their advice, a well maintained and tuned carb will serve you well and save you money.
Even more so if you run at the same lake altitude most of the time.
There is nothing wrong with carb's, they can be just as reliable, just different, don't be scared of them.
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Old 07-26-2013, 09:46 AM
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I am not aware of a TBI system that is not an EFI.

A proper TBI system should provide more accurate fuel metering across the rpm range then is possible with a carb.

That said an EFI system my not provide enough advantages if any, to offset the cost difference.
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Old 07-26-2013, 09:52 AM
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Thanks for all of the input. I just don't like waiting for the boat to warm up with the carb, but it sounds like the conversion is more trouble than it is worth.
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Old 07-26-2013, 09:57 AM
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How much warm-up time are you dealing with? The choke is only on for 90 seconds.
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A new and/ or properly tuned operational carburetor will be just as efficient and reliable as the same circa EFI.
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Old 07-26-2013, 05:32 PM
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a tbi is just a two barrel carb with two fuel injectors and two throttle blades,In My Opinion , they won't fuel meter any better than a correctly running carb, start as well as a correctly carb and won't take engine upgrades as easily as a Holley carb
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Old 07-26-2013, 06:30 PM
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Starting is slightly little easier with with the injection as fuel is sprayed while cranking and it makes things a little more efficient. The little, perhaps theoretical, gain is not worth the expense and effort involved in making the conversion. If you can't get your carb tuned, pay someone to do it for you.
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