1957 Chevy 150 For Sale
1957 Chevrolet Fuel Injection – The biggest automotive news for 1957 was the Ramjet fuel injection that was manufactured by General Motor’s Rochester carburetor division. The new fuel injection was developed by E.A. Kehoe, John Dolza, Donald Stoltman and father of the Corvette chief engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov. It was standard equipment on the ’57 Corvette engines, but could also be had on any of the 20 new 1957 Chevrolet’s car. The new fuel injection on the ’57 Chevy replaced the carburetor and intake manifold.
The 1957 Chevy Ramjet fuel injection system consisted of the fuel meter, manifold assembly and air meter. Instead of fuel and air being mixed in the carburetor, then forced through the intake manifold to each cylinder, the air supply is taken in separately through a manifold. The fuel is then injected directly and constantly into each intake port where the two are mix.
The advantage of Ramjet included increased power, instant accelerator response, faster cold starts, smoother engine warm-ups, elimination of carburetor icing and better overall fuel economy. One of the keys to the success of this system was the design of the fuel nozzles.
1957 Chevrolet Fuel Injection
1957 Chevrolet Fuel Injection Drawing
’57 Chevy For Sale
The basic operation of the system is as follows: For starting, a solenoid connected to the starter circuit operates to unseat the fuel valve. Air is fed to the air meter and is metered past a throttle valve, controlled by the position of the accelerator, into the manifold passages which feed each cylinder. As the air flows through the air meter, a signal is transmitted to the fuel meter, which determines the proper amount of fuel to be fed to the cylinders. The fuel is pumped to eight nozzles, one each in the manifold passage just above the intake valve. There the fuel and air mix and enter the cylinder when the intake valve opens.
1957 Chevrolet Fuel Injection Crossed-Flags Emblem
1957 Chevrolet Fuel Injection Scrip Emblem
1957 Chevy Black Widow
Hard to Find 1957 Chevy Parts For Sale
1957 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1957 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup Truck
on June 25, 2019 at 1:46 am
$32,000.00End Date: Monday Jul-1-2019 18:46:34 PDTBuy It Now for only: $32,000.00Buy It Now | Add to watch list […]
1957 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1957 Chevy Pickup Truck ProStreet 632 Cubic Inch Big Block TCI Turbo...
on June 25, 2019 at 1:33 am
$0.99 (1 Bid)End Date: Monday Jul-1-2019 18:33:14 PDTBuy It Now for only: $40,000.00Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list […]
1957 Chevrolet Other Pickups None Chevy Truck, 1957 Chevy Stepside Truck, Vintage Chevy Truck
on June 24, 2019 at 12:36 pm
$6,000.00 (0 Bids)End Date: Monday Jul-1-2019 5:36:01 PDTBid now | Add to watch list […]
1957 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1957 Chevrolet Truck
on June 21, 2019 at 1:50 pm
$23,000.00End Date: Friday Jun-28-2019 6:50:04 PDTBuy It Now for only: $23,000.00Buy It Now | Add to watch list […]
1957 Chevrolet 3800 Panel NAPCO 4X4 Conversion 1957 Chevrolet 3800 Panel NAPCO 4X4 Conversion Very...
on June 18, 2019 at 7:01 pm
$36,000.00End Date: Thursday Jul-18-2019 12:01:06 PDTBuy It Now for only: $36,000.00Buy It Now | Add to watch list […]
1957 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1957 Chevrolet Truck Big Window
on June 18, 2019 at 5:58 pm
$30,000.00End Date: Tuesday Jun-25-2019 10:58:10 PDTBuy It Now for only: $30,000.00Buy It Now | Add to watch list […]
1957 Chevrolet 3100 Big Window V8 Auto PS PB 1957 Chevrolet 3100 Big Window V8 Auto PS PB Automatic...
on June 15, 2019 at 6:14 am
$44,900.00End Date: Sunday Jul-14-2019 23:14:37 PDTAdd to watch list […]
1955 Dodge Pickup Job Rated Deluxe - V8 - 4spd Manual - Frame Off Restoration 1955 Dodge Pickup Job...
on June 14, 2019 at 11:43 am
$27,900.00End Date: Sunday Jul-14-2019 4:43:31 PDTBuy It Now for only: $27,900.00Buy It Now | Add to watch list […]
1957 Dodge Pickup - V8 - RARE Push Button Automatic - Frame Off 1957 Dodge Pickup push button rare...
on June 14, 2019 at 11:43 am
$27,900.00End Date: Sunday Jul-14-2019 4:43:30 PDTBuy It Now for only: $27,900.00Buy It Now | Add to watch list […]
1957 Chevrolet Pickup 3100 4x4 Auto, Great Truck 1957 Chevrolet Pickup 3100 4x4 Auto, Great Truck...
on June 13, 2019 at 6:42 pm
$39,900.00End Date: Saturday Jul-13-2019 11:42:51 PDTAdd to watch list […]