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Throttle Body Injection experience? Holley Sniper

October 11 2017 at 9:56 AM
Jim  (Login FormerlyCyclonic66)

I've decided on the Holley Sniper over the FiTech unit. Can anyone share their experience with the Sniper?

This will be a mild truck 390 with power steering and brakes in a 1970 F100. Cam will offer plenty of vacuum, intake is a '66 interceptor.

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(Login DakotaKid)

I have MSD atomic on a mild 390

October 11 2017, 12:46 PM 

and i love it. takes some time to get it dialed in, dont think driving it 20 miles is going to make it right, more like 1000+... the self learning changes things in like .1% at a time, so it takes a long time for it to get to be perfect.

I love minethough, the cold start, Milage improvements, just pure driveability has improved so much, i dont know if i could go back to a carb. Granted im nto the greatest carb guy, but this works really well.

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Mike U.
(Login mtrain)

I want to know when the high hp version of the Sniper is coming out? Sorry not trying to

October 11 2017, 2:47 PM 

I'm not trying to highjack your thread, but I've been looking for an answer as I've got a forced induction engine that I would like to use the higher hp Sniper setup.

To answer your question, I have read up on both the FiTech, and Sniper on other forums [I would recommend a site, but its not a website that I particularly like, so a net search under "Holley Sniper+ forums should help you find it, and other sites].

From what I've read, there isn't much to do on the Sniper, but install it, and it pretty much programs itself.

Its the self programing that I like as I had the Digital/programmable MSD 6AL2 setup, and even though I understood how to program it, I just couldn't get it to work.

I had the timing locked out as per the MSD instructions, but I never could get the starter retard to work correctly. With that said, I never really knew if the rest of the timing retard [for twin turbo engine] was working, or not].

So, with that said, I wouldn't mind doing some fine tuning if I had to with the Sniper, but I don't want to have to take a class on how to do it like you would with a setup like Megasquirt.

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(Login 66FAIRLANE)

Pretty much settled on one myself. Going to fuel it with this.

October 11 2017, 4:58 PM 

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