Hi Kelvin and Paul,
Well, that's what I needed to know, and why I asked... :-)
$600.0 buys a lot of champagne -- at least the kind I drink -- comes in
a box :-)
Thanks for the info,
"Dodd, Kelvin" wrote:
> The Electromotive systems become very useful if you are building a very
> radical engine that requires critical adjustment of timing. Usually that is
> not required for a street engine, or allowed in a race engine.
> The systems really come into their own when combined with fuel injection
> and/or pressurized induction where the original systems cannot easily be
> calibrated to work in the new environment. I saw an example in Cleveland a
> couple of years ago, in an 1980 MGB LE. The car had a cross flow head with
> a pair of TWM throttle bodies. An Electromotive unit was used to control
> both fuel and ignition. At the time the owner had spent many, many hours
> programming the system and still had some low end problems, as electronics
> can not fix dynamic flow problems.
> I'm considering using Electromotive for two projects, one a Fuel injected,
> supercharged, cross flow B series and the other a supercharged Miata motor
> in an MGA. At the moment, these are just in the dream stage. If any one
> wants to chat about these silly thoughts just ask.
> So in short answer. On a carb'd LBC with fairly stock parameters I think
> I'd rather spend the money on champagne.
> all the best
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Don Malling [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2002 5:37 PM
> > To: Telewest (PH)
> > Cc: email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: Electromotive distributorless ignition systems
> > Hi Paul,
> > Beats me -- that's why I asked :-) It's expensive.
> > A racing guy is helping me build my TR250 and maybe later my
> > MGB engine,
> > and said it was the thing to have. I wondered about it and thought I
> > would ask around. I guess the big thing is to be able to easily change
> > the distributor curve to better take advantage of the stage 2 cam and
> > head/exhaust modifications. Play with the distributor curve and try
> > things I guess. Bottom end will be balanced and revs should be 6-7K.
> > But again, I was asking around, not advocating.
> > Don
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