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

What an interesting thread. It's practically been the only talking point
for 2 days. I think it's funny to see this revolutionary push to removing
the K jet fuel system for a carburator in the Delorean community. Wake me
up when we start talking about replacing our suspensions with leaf springs,
decide that really, incandescant bulbs are the way to go in the entire car,
or when we all decide to drill holes in the stainless to make the cooling
system more efficient.

Bill- you told the story about getting a car up and running with a new
crate engine and a carb before DCS 04. You had to drill some holes to make
things work- what kind of parts were you dealing with? Were they sourced
from the DeLorean vendor world and manufactured (or at least specified)
specifically for the DeLorean, or the PRV vendor world? If they didn't come
from a DeLorean vendor, it's definitely not a balanced argument to talk
about how shitty the K-Jet system is- the parts you were installing may not
have been intended for our version of K Jet. That's like saying "I can't
get my Blackberry smartphone to sync with Itunes. Blackberry sucks." I bet
that guy who put a Buick engine in the car had some compatibility issues
with the DeLorean hardware too.

As long as I own my car, I won't be carburating or Mega-squirting anything
into my engine unless DMC says it's alright. Not bashing the Carburator
Cult, I just don't want any part of that. Now, if we could go back to the
days of hand cranking the engine to start it, call me. I'm in. Ignition
switches and starters are way too complicated...

Eric Itzel
vin 04433

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