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



A simple dashboard AFR, with a WideBand O2 sensor will tell you exactly what is going on.  I installed one on my VQ35 conversion when the supercharger was installed, and it has given me real peace of mind that the engine is running at the optimal AFR.  It even helped me diagnose a bad battery that was causing the ECU to run lean.

It is a good addition for anyone who is running any sort of modified fuel induction.


--- On Fri, 4/13/12, Stephen Rice <stevedmc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Stephen Rice <stevedmc@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [DML] Regarding Bill and the great carburetor debate.
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Friday, April 13, 2012, 10:57 AM
> 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.
> 



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