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Carburettors and fuel injection systems

A. W. Judge

Carburettors and fuel injection systems

the theory, practice, testing, tuning and maintenance of carburettors and fuelinjection systems

by A. W. Judge

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Published by Chapman and Hall .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A.W. Judge.
SeriesMotor manual- vol. 2
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19689840M

My goal is for every Gili's customer to get the sense that their car feels better and performs better after their visit, with all repairs done right the first time. To avoid fuel starvation when subject to lateral G-forcesvehicles are often provided with an anti-surge vessel, usually integrated in the fuel tankbut sometimes as a separate, small anti-surge tank. The Mercedes-Benz W Formula 1 racing car engine used Bosch direct injection derived from wartime aircraft engines. So with a carburetor, the best fuel to air ratio for each cylinder is approximated for the best performance. A choke unloader is a linkage arrangement that forces the choke open against its spring when the vehicle's accelerator is moved to the end of its travel.

This reservoir is constantly replenished with fuel supplied by a fuel pump. All manuals available as downloads. This will typically be wide-open or close to wide-open throttle. Check out our full range of services to get your car in top form! So with a carburetor, the best fuel to air ratio for each cylinder is approximated for the best performance. Exhaust emissions are cleaner because the more precise and accurate fuel metering reduces the concentration of toxic combustion byproducts leaving the engine.

This is remedied by the use of a small piston or diaphragm pump which, when actuated by the throttle linkage, forces a small amount of gasoline through a jet into the carburetor throat. Bernoulli's principle, which is a function of the velocity of the fluid, is the dominant effect for large openings and large flow rates, but since fluid flow at small scales and low speeds low Reynolds number is dominated by viscosityBernoulli's principle is ineffective at idle or slow speeds and also in the very small carburetors of the smallest model engines. Take off the cover of the carburettor and lift out the air valve, holding it by its shaft so as not to damage the diaphragm. Centralising the jet Lift the piston while you adjust the height with a coin. Commonly, an ideal mixture will be somewhere in-between the two, with clean dome areas near the transfer ports but some carbon in the center of the dome.


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Carburettors and fuel injection systems book

Take off the cover of the carburettor and lift out the air valve, holding it by its shaft so as not to damage the diaphragm. Animated cut through diagram of a typical fuel injector.

The Carter Thermo-Quad carburetor has float chambers manufactured of insulating plastic phenolicsaid to keep the fuel 20 degrees Fahrenheit 11 degrees Celsius cooler. As fuel is replenished the diaphragm moves out due to fuel pressure and a small spring, closing the needle valve.

Fuel injection

Tune with the engine running at working temperature. Following this racetrack success, the Mercedes-Benz SLthe first production sports car to use fuel injection, used direct injection. Lift the piston so that the needle is clear of the jet, and screw the jet adjusting screw up until the top of the jet is just above the top of the bridge in the carburettor bone.

Cheques, bank drafts etc will not be accepted because of the excessive bank charges. Multi-barrel carburetors were a big selling point for cars in the past, with options like 4 or 6-barrel configurations. Wind the jet adjuster up again until the top of the jet is level with the bridge.

Immediately following the war, hot rodder Stuart Hilborn started to offer mechanical injection for race cars, salt carsand midget racers[10] well-known and easily distinguishable because of their prominent velocity stacks projecting upwards from the engines on which they were used.

This reservoir is constantly replenished with fuel supplied by a fuel pump. Idling is tricky with a carburetor, but it is very simple for fuel injectors.

That releases the jet in its housing, but allows it to drop slightly. When looking at pure horsepower, the fuel injection system only delivers about 10 extra horsepower at peak. A flexible diaphragm forms one side of the fuel chamber and is arranged so that as fuel is drawn out into the engine, the diaphragm is forced inward by ambient air pressure.

Hold it firmly while you make the adjustment using the Allen key. Remove the air cleanerlift the piston and let it fall. The size makes no difference to the way you tune the carburettor.

Let the piston fall back gently so that the needle centralises the jet. Check that the choke is fully shut and that the fast-idle stop screw is clear of the choke linkage. Independent of air density the stoichiometric air to gasoline ratio is If tuning fails to make the engine run properly, the carburettor may need cleaning See Air filter changeor the air filter renewing.

A choke unloader is a linkage arrangement that forces the choke open against its spring when the vehicle's accelerator is moved to the end of its travel.

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These would all have to be individually tuned, and the temperamental usually Italian power plants were particularly sensitive to any imperfections in tuning. The plunger connected to the fuel metering system that mechanically dispensed fuel to the cylinders via distribution tubes.

Again, which one is best completely depends on where and how you're driving. To keep expenses down, these auto makers avoid computer controls and use mechanical components such as a carburetor on their cars to make them more easily repairable.

This is a desirable characteristic which maximizes airflow through the primary barrel s at most engine speeds, thereby maximizing the pressure "signal" from the venturis, but reduces the restriction in airflow at high speeds by adding cross-sectional area for greater airflow.

However, this may not be possible, depending on the car, the type of carburettor and the adjustment being made. Sports cars often came from the factory with one carburetor per cylinder, much to the dismay of their mechanics. Turn the tube until a pin on its side falls into a slot in the air-valve shaft.

These were almost a bolt-in replacement for the carburetor, so the automakers didn't have to make any drastic changes to their engine designs.Carburettors Carburettors have mostly been replaced on motor vehicles over the last few decades by fuel injection systems.

Instead of using electronics to work out when the petrol should be injected into the engine, carburettors mix it with air using a simple method. The main difference between Carburetor and Fuel injection system {CarburetorzFuel is atomized by processes relying on the air speed greater than fuel speed at the fuel nozzle, zThe amount of fuel drawn into the engine depends upon the air velocity in the venturi {Fuel Injection SystemzThe fuel speed at the point of delivery is greater than the air speed to atomize the fuel.

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