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Speedway Tri-power adapter

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Chalupa55, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. Chalupa55
    Joined: Feb 3, 2008
    Posts: 152

    from So-Cal

    Hello all,

    As I'm sure is true with alot of guys here I've been thinking and changing my mind of the style I want to finish my 55' Ford wagon in. I think I've settled on a nice clean cruiser. I'm leaning toward tri-power mostly for the look of it. I'm thinkin of getting the adapter from speedway motors to put 3X2's on a regular 4bbl. intake. Does anyone have experience with these or any opinions of this setup?
  2. bbtom30
    Joined: Jan 10, 2007
    Posts: 155

    from so. cal

    If you are doing it for the look,that,s the wrong way to do it in my opinion.A tri-power adapter won't look like a real tri-power.
  3. Salty
    Joined: Jul 24, 2006
    Posts: 2,259

    from Florida

    afterthought = suck = still not cheap for halfassedness
  4. OoltewahSpeedShop
    Joined: Oct 18, 2007
    Posts: 3,103


    You can buy a decent tri-power setup used for less than what they want for the fake one.

  5. Chalupa55
    Joined: Feb 3, 2008
    Posts: 152

    from So-Cal

    I was leaning the same way, just wanted more opinions.
  6. RAY With
    Joined: Mar 15, 2009
    Posts: 3,133

    RAY With

    Y block tripower is plentiful and relative cheap so why by crap when you can go first class with the real deal?
  7. derpr
    Joined: Mar 11, 2007
    Posts: 257


    I kind of wondering what would the flow be like on a adpter like that? could it really flow that much?
  8. madpole
    Joined: Apr 9, 2007
    Posts: 629


    ^^^^have to agree with that!^^^^
  9. 26 roadster
    Joined: Apr 21, 2008
    Posts: 2,017

    26 roadster

    y block tri power on Knoxville, TN craigslist
  10. brad chevy
    Joined: Nov 22, 2009
    Posts: 2,627

    brad chevy

    If you want to just look at the car go with Speedway,if you want to drive it do it the right way.

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