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Re: [T3] Injector interchangability?

I'm not sure of the accuracy...............

"....the whole world , Chico. And everything in it."

David V. Nelson
1969 Fastback FI (no matter what!)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Adney" <jadney@vwtype3.org>
To: <type3@vwtype3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 11:26 AM
Subject: Re: [T3] Injector interchangability?

> On 23 Nov 2003 at 13:20, Todd Heimer wrote:
> > Is there a difference in fuel delivery (volume) between the black
injectors 0
> > 280 150 001 and the yellow 0 280 150 007 ?
> >
> > I replaced a pair of leaky black injectors on my '68 with two yellow
ones i
> > had on hand.  I'm hoping this is not a bad thing.
> I'm not sure.
> 68-9 got the 001s while everything switched over to the 007s in '70. At
> time the 007s also became the proper replacement for the 68-9s. There was
> always the rumor that the 007s were either richer or leaner (depending on
> rumor) than the 001s, but I've never seen anything I trusted on this.
> I don't think VW ever said that you needed to replace all 4 if you changed
> 007s, so I suspect there is really no difference in fuel delivery, which
> to the question of what WAS the difference?
> I don't know. I've taken both kinds apart and the internal construction is
> same. If there's a difference, it's pretty subtle. Of course it might
still be
> a slight change in fuel delivery, which would WOULD be a very subtle
> Because I've never been sure, I've always tried to stick to one or the
other on
> a given engine, just to be safe. I've run both pre 70 and post 70 engines
> both styles, however, and they both seem to work well.
> -- 
> Jim Adney
> jadney@vwtype3.org
> Madison, WI 53711-3054
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