Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2005 16:12:36 +0100
From: Sleeker GT Phwoar <>
Subject: Re: K-Jetronic

In article <2005082113062916807%edamman2000nospamail>, edamman2000 nospamail says... >On 2005-08-21 10:27:20 +0100, Paul Halliday <> said: > >> in article 2005082022223116807%edamman2000nospamail, miniman at >> edamman2000nospamail wrote on 20/08/2005 22:22: >>=20 >>> Hello Saab owners! >>=20 >> Hi Mini friend! >>=20 >>> Has anyone got any details of what pressures the early saab turbos run >>> at and what the fuel system pressure and control pressures are set >>> to?(K-Jetronic) >>=20 >> Line pressure is just short of 5 bars on normally aspirated cars and >> somewhere around 5.5 bars for turbocharged cars. This is on a 1985cc car= . >>=20 >>> I have just fitted a supercharger to my Mini running K-Jet and just >>> want to see what the 'other side' uses as reference pressures! :-) >>=20 >> You'll probably want to err on the higher side. The pressure can be setu= p >> using shims which are placed in the fuel distributor behind the plunger >> spring. IIRC, 1mm equates to 5 PSI. >>=20 >> I've always found this resource to be a great help: >> <> >>=20 >> Paul >>=20 >> Vart tog v=E4gen v=E4gen? >> SAAB : Nothing on earth comes close > > >Thanks guys! > >my supercharger is putting out 10psi so I think shimming up the system=20 >pressure valve is a good start >as it is about 75psi at the moment, although I think that water=20 >injection may well be the way to go as it doesn't start knocking till=20 >about 7psi! >have any of you guys run a pressure switch on the cold start injector=20 >so that it comes on at around 5psi? I would be well interested to hear=20 >the results! > >miniman >>=20 > > > I think one of the Saabscene guys used to do that, along with WI, but in=20 the end, he kept the water injection, and invested in a K-Star system to=20 fire a proper 5th injector. --=20 Carl Robson Car PC Build starts again. Homepage:

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