One vendor has conversions with original rotor, selling at 108 quid and a
"specially adapted" whatever that means rotor for a hundred more. AFAIK the
change only involves seals.
The unleaded additive part was printed off in TR action (latest ed), nothing
to do with valve recession and there are not going to be any added anyway
(well not to any extent further to whats in there right now).
Same edition published the report on additives tested by some historic
vehicle federation to counter recession, four out of twelve (or five) passed
> From: Egil Kvaleberg[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> On 5 May 1999, Gernot Vonhoegen wrote:
> > the only part supposed to need conversion was the metering unit anyway,
> Yes, I've seen the advertisement for metering unit "conversions" at
> quite silly prices.
> But have you seen any evidence or claim as to exactly which part of the
> metering unit that supposedly requires alteration, for what grounds,
> and exactly what that alteration consists of?
> > however, it has been recently published that there werre additives added
> > into unleaded (the european version) that made changes to the metering
> > uneccessary.
> Published where? By whom?
> I have not seen anything.
> Are you sure you are talking about the lead-replacement additives for
> avoiding valve recession? They will have no effect whatsoever on any
> component of the injection system, to the best of my knowledge.
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