Re: [DML] Carburetion Thread
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Re: [DML] Carburetion Thread

This "history lesson"..  Which of these carburetor PRV engines were US emissions approved in 1981? 

And, once again---  Most people are not finding fault with what YOU have done to YOUR car..  The problem comes when you start advocating that others do the same for "benefits" that are simply false. 

--- On Sat, 2/25/12, content22207 <brobertson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Quick history lesson for you:
> The PRV was laid down in the late 1960's, and debuted in
> 1974 under a carburetor (single barrel Solex) in the Volvo
> 264. In 1975 it appeared under dual carburetors (1 and 2
> barrel Solexes) in the Peugeot 504 and Renault 30. That same
> setup was used in the 1976 Alpine. Renault starting winning
> a variety of races in 1978 with Alpines powered by triple
> carburated PRV's (three 2 barrel Webers). K-Jet as you know
> it was not installed on the PRV until 1978/1979 -- almost 10
> years after initial engine design.

> Look closely at my heads:
> Notice anything missing? (Hint: injector bungs). My engine,
> which bears a 1985 manufacturing plate (that's two years
> *AFTER* the last DeLorean model year...) was never intended
> to be fuel injected. It was always meant to be carbureted. 


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