[DML] Re: Fuel Metering
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[DML] Re: Fuel Metering



Tuna fish tank baffle: $1
Pickup screen: $5
Low PSI fuel pump: $10
Aluminum pipe & cap to hold in tank: $7
Low PSI fuel line: $20
Cartridge fuel filter: $3
Hose clamps: $6
Brass barbs: $3
Carburetor (with electric choke mechanism, thank you very much): $160
Aluminum block for adapter: $13
Air filter & housing (chrome -- woo hoo): $25
Various studs, bolts & nuts: $7
Throttle cable (for end to attach to carb): $25
Extra return spring: $1

$286 before the intake manifold.

My intake manifold came on a crate engine: $500 for the complete
package. An online parts search just quoted $300 for an Eagle Premier
intake. A junkyard B280, if it's still there (I'll check later this
month), should be at most half that ($100-$150).

*MY* (not your's) simplicity, reliability, and peace of mind: Priceless.

Bill Robertson
#5939

>--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@...> wrote:
>
> I am NOT against carbureation. I just think it is not a viable
> alternative on a Delorean. For that $300 you claim it cost to convert
> (I think it will turn out to be a whole lot more when you factor in
> the intake manifold, the carbureator, the linkage, hoses, a choke
> mechanism, fuel pump, etc not including labor of course) you could
> have spent it on getting the K-Jet going right.



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