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

Fueld distributors are not exactly model specific persay.  I have 
had a Porshe 911 tubo fd and warm up regulator working on my car for 
years.  But they had to be switchd out as a unit.  My car runs 
extremly smooth (almost smoother then most deloreans i have listened 
to), and does not suffer the idle surge so many deloreans have.  


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

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