Date: 05 Jul 2006 17:19:37 GMT
From: John B <rotten_NOSPAM_nospam.org>
Subject: Re: ethanol conversion query


On Tue, 04 Jul 2006 21:10:53 GMT, Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> wrote: > > I would think if it is a concern, then it should be replaced. The last thing > you want is a fuel leak ... They always happen at times when you are unable > to contain them :( True, plus dribbling flammable liquid around the exhaust pipe is generally a bad idea. However, I'm not sure how credible the risk to the tank and fuel lines is, as I don't know what material they are lined with. > > Follow up to the front with a new fuel line from the same setup. Again, I > think a suitable FPR and rings, grommets and what-not can be had for this > setup. If I find something useful in my plethora of motorsport catalogues, > I'll post up the details. > Good point, the FPR might very well need to be replaced, depending on its internal composition. > > Sorry - I wasn't sure at first where you hail from. You guys didn't get the > LPT C900. That was a Lucas controlled light pressure turbo model, rated to > 145 BHP and no intercooler. I tend to overlook the normally aspirated 16V > cars (again, did you guys get those?) which I think are Bosch controlled. Yep, we have lots of NA 16V cars on the road in the US. My daily driver is a NA 16V 2.1L model. > > Have a look at http://www.saab900.com/ - You'll find some information (and > necessary programs) for re-programming the Bosch ECU. Well, the down-side to reprogramming the ECU to deliver more fuel is that it's not easily reversible when you need to fill up with E10. That's where the FlexTek thing seems like a good idea. John -- Posted via a free Usenet account from http://www.teranews.com

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