Re: [DML] Re: Charles's car
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Re: [DML] Re: Charles's car



I've been wondering if I could get closer to 30 MPG if I were to
install .047 jets but I'm too lazy to spend the 5 minutes swapping my
jets plus I don't want to risk running too lean.

-Steve Rice
#16510

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 2:01 PM, content22207 <brobertson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It is hard to imagine you could deviate far from stoich in either direction, rich or lean, and an engine still run acceptably. Steve Rice has reported 28 MPG with his carbureted DeLorean (~.048" jets) by holding his speed down, which should put to rest claims that carburetion is inherently fuel inefficient. I tried to run my own car on quite small jets once (.03x"), but it was way too lean -- the engine predetonated.


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