Re: [DML] Regarding Bill and the great carburetor debate.
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Re: [DML] Regarding Bill and the great carburetor debate.



Not in my tailpipe.  I'm pimpin Spec .01 exhaust.  I wonder if I could
sit my old sensor inside of the current tail pipe, hook it to a
voltage meter and check the  mixture that way.


On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 10:14 AM, Kevin <kevin.milliken@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi
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> There is already a lambda sensor in the tail pipe, you could swap this for a
> wide band sensor
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> and you would know the mixture settings straight away,
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> Regards
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> Kevin
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> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> Stephen Rice
> Sent: 13 April 2012 15:58
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [DML] Regarding Bill and the great carburetor debate.
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> I've been thinking about putting smaller jets in my carb to experiment
> with fuel economy. At the risk of starting a thead of people bashing
> me and captain carburator I do have a question to ask.
>
> Would it be possible to sort of check my mixture by inspecting my
> tailpipe? My guess is a tailpipe with a thick layer of soot (whatever
> its call) inside would be running too rich. A tailpipe with no black
> soot would be running too lean. I"m wondering if I can lower my jet
> sizes and check my gas mileage and tailpipe until I find a jet that I
> am happy with and that won't run the car too lean. I'm sure I could
> also check spark plugs but checking the tailpipe only takes seconds.
>
> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 9:53 AM, Stephen Rice <stevedmc@xxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:stevedmc%40gmail.com> > wrote:
>> $300?  I thought those were thousand dollar machines?  I'm interested
>> in doing something like this as well.
>>
>> -Steve Rice
>> #16510
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>> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 9:42 AM, Farrar Hudkins <fhudkins@xxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:fhudkins%40gmail.com> > wrote:
>>> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 9:16 AM, howdyhoho <howdyhoho@xxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:howdyhoho%40yahoo.com> > wrote:
>>>
>>>> **
>>>> Is there someone with a carb willing to have their cat looked at over a
>>>> time span to see what happens?
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>>>>
>>> I would gladly do so if I had the equipment, if for no other reason than
> my
>>> own curiosity. Perhaps I will save up the money and buy an exhaust gas
>>> analyzer to hook up to my oxygen sensor. That type can be had for less
> than
>>> $70, and has a simple readout of air-fuel ratio. Unfortunately, the type
>>> which reads tailpipe emissions is prohibitively expensive for my budget
>>> ($300+).
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> Steve Rice
> #16510
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