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Re: [T3] Carberators or FI

<x-flowed>Shalom=> I was wondering if anyone had any ideas on what the pros
=> and cons of Carburetors and Fuel Injection.

I guess you're probably new here, welcome to the list. This subject comes up frequently, and I'm sure a search of the archives on the site will give you a lot of reading material. As I read it, the bottom-line consensus for many years has been to go with what you have.

If your car is originally fuel-injected, your cheapest and least-hassle route to driving happiness is to learn, fix and maintain your FI system. These early Bosch FI systems are some of the simplest and most bulletproof and reliable on the planet, and they offer has some advantages over stock dual carbs in terms of fuel-efficiency and ease of maintenance and tuning. This list is also the most reliable source of FI information and parts.

There are list members happily running aftermarket systems and conversions, and while we may debate the performance advantages, I'm sure we all agree that a conversion of any sort is much more hassle than a stock system, and usually a lot more expensive to boot.

If you want a lot more performance than stock, then you're in the realm of
more money + more hassle = more fast, and everyone is an experimenter. That's also the realm where buying a Porsche may be more cost-effective.

Steven Ayres, Prescott AZ
'66 KG1600 (stock dual carbs rock!)

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