Switching from a carbureted combination to one that uses fuel injection can be a great way to improve drivability, fuel mileage, cold starts, and more for your hot rod or street machine. But as good as giving fuel control to the computer can be, the ultimate is to also allow it to control timing. Yes, you can do just fuel and use a distributor with a good mechanical and vacuum timing curve. But most folks install them straight out of the box and have no clue which timing curve is in them. The number of times that timing issues are blamed on fuel is incredible and shows you just how important both of them are to keeping your engine running at its best.
And there are some really fun things that are possible with fuel injection and timing control. If you do a standard Sniper install, with timing control like is described here you will have the ultimate Sniper install.
Watch the video from Holley below, it is just one of many that they have put together to answer questions, help with installations, and to help you be more confident when installing your own. They understand that sometime EFI can be intimidating, but if you follow the instructions, watch the videos, and prepare correctly you’ll end up with a smooth and fun install that you can say you did yourself.