[DML] Re: Fuel Accumulator
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[DML] Re: Fuel Accumulator

It may just be the layout of the fuel componets or maybe the Porsche 
engine cools faster when shut off.

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Roland Smith <roland_cpa@...> wrote:
> Hello John,
> I talked to the owner of the Porsche.  It is a 1973 Porsche 911 and 
has the Bosch K Jetonic fuel injection.  He says it has a fuel 
accumulator which he describes as appearing like a canister.  He has 
owned the car for a long time and cannot  recall a hot start problem 
or having to replace the accumulator.  He is an engineer who is very 
knowledgeable about the mechanics of cars he has observed.  He has 
not observed the DeLorean.
> I know that the BMWs used the Bosch K Jetonic fuel injection.  I 
have never heard of a hot start problem based on those I knew who had 
the cars.  They have moved on to later models.
> If the system works for the Porsche, why can't we adapt our cars to 
function the same?
> Roland Smith,
> 6667
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: John Hervey <john@...>
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2008 12:53:09 PM
> Subject: RE: [DML] Fuel Accumulator
> The could be a later version of the K Jet. What year and model are 
> cars and I will look them up.
> John
> -----Original Message-----
> From:Roland Smith
> Subject: [DML] Fuel Accumulator
> I am curious about the Bosch K Jetonic fuel injection used on our 
cars. Why
> do we have a fuel accumulator when my friends with the same fuel 
> designation on their Porsche or BMW do not seem to? If they have 
the fuel
> accumulator, it must be different, since, they do not seem to have 
the hot
> start problem.
> Is it possible or practical to convert to their cofiguration?

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