[DML] Re: Contemplating a Carb Swap
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[DML] Re: Contemplating a Carb Swap



Here is Chad's original "problem". If he is having issues with the car running in heat I am sure they can be fixed without having to gut the K-Jet system and stick a carburetor on. Realize even a carb is not immune to the effects of heat. If you do not figure out what the problem is now with the K-jet system, you may not "fix" it by going carb. If the problem is in the fuel tank, you still have to have a pump and a pick-up system to get the fuel to the carb. If that is where the problem is a carb is not going to help. I agree it is very inconvenient to get stuck anywhere. There are a lot of other things that can stop you besides the fuel system! If you do not have enough confidence in your car to take it on a long trip putting a carb on it isn't going to magically make reliable.
David Teitelbaum 

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "vladivdracula" <lordvadus@...> wrote:
>
> With the only issue of my trip to DCS from Wisconsin to Floridan and the inverse, non-stop; being a matter of heat and the fuel system in Chicago, I'm contemplating going to a carb setup.  There's nothing like being helpless in downtown Chicago with a car that you can't service to ruin a trip.
> 
> Perhaps this could be a panel at DCS '14?  Watch and see just how easy the setup is to switch to; with my car being the platform.
> 
> It's also beneficial to me since my expertise in automobiles is routed in the 1970s; the best era of automotive engineering.
> 
> Chad R. Krause
>




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