[DML] Re: Delorean vs Volvo Fuel Distributor
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[DML] Re: Delorean vs Volvo Fuel Distributor

I've been running a bosch 005 distributor that i pulled off of an 83
volvo 760. I asked John Hervey about it 2 years ago when I installed
it and he told me I shouldn't have a problem only difference was that
the volvo dizzy had pressure adjusters for each of the injector lines
while the Delorean one did not. Well, I've put over 10k on my car, had
emissions inspections twice and haven't had a bit of trouble. Sure was
nice replacing a bad dizzy with a $23 junkyard part.

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Nathan Sobieralski" <valleyrat12@...>
> I thought I would post on this subject, mostly because it is 
> interesting to me. After several trips to the junkyard I noticed that 
> there is a striking similarity between the Delorean FD and those from 
> some Volvos with the PRV, intuition tells me the must be identical but 
> Bosch part numbers say otherwise. 
> I had heard from Volvo people that the 076 was Volvos version of the 
> 109 which I am told was designed specifically for the Delorean. Here 
> are the hard facts:
> Delorean FD 109- 208 cm3/hr, 140 liters/hr, 70-80 PSI 
> Volvo    FD 076- 202 cm3/hr, 120 liters/hr, 66-76 PSI
> The parts are NOT identical, but they are very close and I wonder if 
> the slight differences would really matter much in the big scheme of 
> things. Perhaps the Delorean FD is optimized for performance? Couldn't 
> the operating pressure be adjusted with shims in the primary pressure 
> regulator? There are literally thousands of the 076 fuel distributors 
> laying in junk yards across the country, surely someone has tried one 
> in their D. I don't have the guts to do it!
> Nathan

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