Re: [DML] Carburete a DeLorean at DCS'12?
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Re: [DML] Carburete a DeLorean at DCS'12?



I can jet a carburetor as rich or as lean as an owner wants. I can jet it so lean the engine predetonates (I've done it to my own car while experimenting with jet sizes). It's the same effect as turning the CO screw on K-Jet too far in either direction.

Bill Robertson
#5939


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Marc Levy <malevy_nj@...> wrote:
>
> Unless the carburetor has a replacement for the lambda system, it will most likely run rich. 
> 
> I know Bill likes to talk about all of the cars that have carburetors and catalytic converters, but he ignores the fact that most if not all of those cars included an O2 sensor, and some method of adjusting the mixture "on the fly".  And also that the life span of Catalytic converters on those older cars was significantly less than more modern fuel injected cars.
> 
> 
> --- On Wed, 4/11/12, Farrar Hudkins <fhudkins@...> wrote:
> 
>  
> > Marc: raw fuel does not get dumped into a catalytic
> > converter unless
> > something in the fuel system is wrong. This can happen in
> > any fuel system
> > regardless of delivery method. Most people are aware of
> > this, but I thought
> > I would mention it in public since your suggestion is that
> > carburetors
> > inherently run rich.
> >
>




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