Re: [DML] Video Of Carbureted PRV Intake Manifold Removal
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Re: [DML] Video Of Carbureted PRV Intake Manifold Removal



content22207 wrote:

>
>The nomenclature *IS* curious -- K-Jet owners have a "Valley of
>Death," I have an "intake valley." 
>  
>
I thought this was a DeLorean invention too, but was talking to a friend 
who works on other Vee engines and referred to it. It's not something 
"we" made up...

>Did you notice in the video that I do not have a metal pipe running
>from the heater core back to the pump? Rubber hose will not rust or
>corrode. Not trying to convince you of anything -- that's a simple
>statement of fact.
>  
>
You should not have a rubber hose resting on any surface if you can 
avoid it... and the valley is hardly smooth. You run the risk of it 
wearing through at some point. You will probably argue that you can keep 
checking it on your easy-to-remove intake manifold. I would point out 
that with a hard pipe, you don't have to.

Converting a standard DeLorean engine to carbs will give simplicity, but 
is not suitable if running ca catalyst, will provide a small performance 
iprovement, but also worse fuel economy...

These are facts too

Martin


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