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



This thread reminds me of the time me and a friend planned to BBQ in a hotel parking lot in Gatlinburg, TN.  We went to a store, bought a small grill, some charcoal, starter, matches, and plenty of steak.  

When we got back to the hotel we learned it was illegal to have an open flame within the city limits. 

We had a ton of meat that we needed to cook.  We ended up borrowing a few clothing irons, wrapped them in foil, an managed to cook our food that way.  There is just something about cooking steak with an iron that can't be bet.  


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On Apr 11, 2012, at 1:50 PM, "content22207" <brobertson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Just FYI:
> 
> No screws -- Autolite/Motorcraft 2100 carburetors use jets alone (in conjunction with physical characteristics of the carb itself --  venturi size) to determine fuel/air mixture. The only adjustment screws are needle tipped and determine how much of that mixture bypasses the throttle plates while closed at idle (Motorcraft 2100 only has one pair of jets, and it uses the same metering passages for idle and throttle). It's a nifty design that uses nothing more than air pressure alone (no moving parts other than the throttle plates themselves) to switch between idle and throttle circuits. 
> 
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Marc Levy <malevy_nj@...> wrote:
>> 
>> Sorry Bill, I don't trust "turning a screw" to achieve proper AFR in all running conditions and fuel types..  Heck, I don't trust it to achieve proper AFR in *ANY* condition! 
>> 
>> I don't think anyone else should either, especially if they are still running a catalytic converter.
>> 
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air%E2%80%93fuel_ratio
>> 
>> But, here I am..  Sucker for toll bait AGAIN!  Shame on me.
>> 
>> 
>> --- On Wed, 4/11/12, content22207 <brobertson@...> wrote:
>> 
>>> 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
>> 
> 
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