Why not just build this thing?
On Aug 31, 2011 AD, at 6:54 AM, Guy R Day wrote:
> You don't NEED one, you have a length of plastic screen wash pipe and an ear
(or two). That is all you really need.
> You don't NEED to have more than 2 half inch spanners, but I'll bet you do.
(Just count up how many you have - I stopped when I reached double figures!)
> Stuff all this going back from one carb to another and messing about.
> Get it built, enjoy building it, make it so it will work with other carbs,
play with it. Have it so you can read it from the drivers seat as you are
driving along. Make it into the must have tool for all racers (street and
track) so they can see what is happening under the bonnet and why they don't
get maximum power at all engine rev conditions. Then sell it to Snap-on!
> Best of luck - go for it :-)
> Guy R Day
> ps if you need a beta tester for the prototype just send one across and if
anyone tells you not to enjoy yourself and don't make it - well ...... LOL
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tim Collins" <thcollin at mtu.edu>
> To: <spridgets at autox.team.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 1:10 AM
> Subject: [Spridgets] Carb sysn
>> I've been day dreaming about this sync the carbs process and a
>> "modern" way to do it. Seems like a device could be made from two
>> Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensors (one per carb) to sync them. A MAF, as I
>> understand it from the K&N filter site
>> (www.knfilters.com/maf/maftestresults.htm) outputs a voltage directly
>> proportional to the flow of air past the heated wire sensor.
>> All you would have to do is read the voltage from each MAF sensor
>> with something - a voltage meter perhaps or go fancy with inputs
>> through a parallel port or USB port to a computer program that
>> displays the voltage output of each sensor. You would adjust the
>> carbs until each one delivered the same voltage.
>> I don't think it matters what the voltage is, you just want them to
>> be the same. If you adjust at a low RPM then the voltage would be
>> different from an adjustment at a high RPM - that's all - being the
>> same number is the important thing. Seems like this should work just
>> fine and the hardware parts are available at your pick & pull.
>> Ok, now does this seem feasible or not? Of course if you build one of
>> these it sould be known as an "Overkill" because that's what this
>> would be, but it could solve the problem of listening to the hiss if
>> hearing is a problem.
>> Yes, I know about and own a Unisync and the Moss ad today featured
>> another similar device (Synchormeter) but neither are as
>> sophisticated as a duel(ing) MAF system!
>> I'm not talking Megasquirt here although you will find a MAF sensor
>> in a Megasquirt setup.
>> What do you think? Would this work? (I'm not looking for investors!!) LOL
>> Tim Collins
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