Performance Tool Box for Carbureted Engines – Tools of the Trade

by | Jul 2014 | 1 comment

by Henry P. Olsen

Having the right tools in your tool box makes it possible to unlock all the power and driveability that was built into the engine you are tuning.

One of the questions we always ponder: Is tuning an engine for maximum performance ...

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Volvo Fuel Injectors

Volvo Fuel Injectors

Volvo has been using fuel injection on their cars as long as we can remember. The designs have changed over the years, but the basic idea has remained the same. History Volvo first used fuel injection on the P1800 series cars in 1970. Volvo used a Bosch-designed...

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  1. just_plain_yogurt

    This info may be useful to hot rodders. It is useless to experienced professionals. We already know this stuff.

    This sentence irked me:

    >An idle and cruise mixture of 14.1 to 13.4 to 1 air/fuel mixture (1% to 3% CO).

    Any car built after 1975 needs to have a 1.2% or lower CO reading in order to pass emissions in my state. Also, pretty much any street legal car that’s spewing 3% CO at idle is in a poor state of tune.

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Volvo Fuel Injectors

Volvo Fuel Injectors

Volvo has been using fuel injection on their cars as long as we can remember. The designs have changed over the years, but the basic idea has remained the same. History Volvo first used fuel injection on the P1800 series cars in 1970. Volvo used a Bosch-designed...

read more

1 Comment

  1. just_plain_yogurt

    This info may be useful to hot rodders. It is useless to experienced professionals. We already know this stuff.

    This sentence irked me:

    >An idle and cruise mixture of 14.1 to 13.4 to 1 air/fuel mixture (1% to 3% CO).

    Any car built after 1975 needs to have a 1.2% or lower CO reading in order to pass emissions in my state. Also, pretty much any street legal car that’s spewing 3% CO at idle is in a poor state of tune.

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