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StratoMutt

Dr. Stratster
Mar 15, 2019
11,371
SE Pennsylvania
Carburator.
Carburetor. Nasty devices they are. Now limited to small engines.

Adjusting those on an actual car engine was the WORST! An air / fuel ratio compromise at best. An overly rich mixture was a given.

Then there were the mechanical spark delivery systems of the time. "Meh, that'll do". Who here has adjusted dwell angle and point gap? Then there was spark timing with the blinky light. I have...

ECU controlled EFI and spark delivery is SO much better.
 

Seamus OReally

Crawling back
Gold Supporting Member
Feb 11, 2019
6,131
Santa Rosa, CA
Carburetor. Nasty devices they are. Now limited to small engines.

Adjusting those on an actual car engine was the WORST! An air / fuel ratio compromise at best. An overly rich mixture was a given.

Then there were the mechanical spark delivery systems of the time. "Meh, that'll do". Who here has adjusted dwell angle and point gap? Then there was spark timing with the blinky light. I have...

ECU controlled EFI and spark delivery is SO much better.

I’ve done engine timing with the blinky light.
 

Impulsive guppy

Senior Stratmaster
Gold Supporting Member
Jan 9, 2020
1,294
Springfield
Flash cube

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