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



Make sure it is compatible with the $20 sensor. Most of the gages require a wide band sensor, which are more than $20.


--- 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, 12:28 PM
> Perhaps I could install a $20 O2
> sensor and run a line from it to one of these:
> 
> http://www.amazon.com/Sunpro-CP8200-StyleLine-Ratio-Gauge/dp/B000FJQWS0/ref=sr_1_4?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1334334312&sr=1-4
> 
> While this doesn't give a numeric readout, it does still
> have high
> ratings on Amazon, its cheap, and it would instantly give me
> an idea
> if I am running to rich or lean.
> 
> -Steve Rice
> #16510
> 
> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 10:24 AM, content22207 <brobertson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > Jordan Lynch figured out some way to put an O2 sensor
> in Spec .01 exhaust (he's still running Lambda).
> >
> > Bill Robertson
> > #5939
> >
> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx,
> Stephen Rice <stevedmc@...> wrote:
> >>
> >> 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@...> wrote:
> >> > Hi
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > There is already a lambda sensor in the tail
> pipe, you could swap this for a
> >> > wide band sensor
> >> >
> >> > and you would know the mixture settings
> straight away,
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Regards
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Kevin
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > 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.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > 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@...
> >> > <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
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 9:42 AM, Farrar
> Hudkins <fhudkins@...
> >> > <mailto:fhudkins%40gmail.com> >
> wrote:
> >> >>> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 9:16 AM,
> howdyhoho <howdyhoho@...
> >> > <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?
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>> 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+).
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Steve Rice
> >> > #16510
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > [Non-text portions of this message have been
> removed]
> >> >
> >> >
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> >> #16510
> >>
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> Steve Rice
> #16510
> 
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