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Would've been a hell of a lot easier if my testing kit didn't screw me over! 

That's a couple of hundred dollars I'll never see again. 

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I can also confirm that after some heavy braking the hand brake is working a bit better. It can just hold the car on my steep driveway now. 

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I bet someone told you previously that setting up that system was a 'black art', it took me a few decades to realise this means 'I have not bothered/I am incapable of understanding this system'. You just need to dive deep right into it and get a fundamental understanding. You have done this and it is a pleasure to see...

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1 hour ago, ThePog said:

You have done this and it is a pleasure to see...

This plus, you've documented it so well that others should be able to follow in your foot steps with relative ease. Keep up the awesome work. 

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2 hours ago, ThePog said:

I bet someone told you previously that setting up that system was a 'black art', it took me a few decades to realise this means 'I have not bothered/I am incapable of understanding this system'. You just need to dive deep right into it and get a fundamental understanding. You have done this and it is a pleasure to see...

I've had a lot of people tell me "kjet is rubbish, you'll never get it running properly", including from the TVR "specialist" who decided it was less work to rip it all out and convert to EFI. Glad I chose to stick with the KJet tbh.

Its a relatively simple concept at the end of the day, there is just a lot to get your head around and its so sensitive to multiple variables. One variable not quite right, and the whole system falls over.

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Hats off to you for cracking it. 

I bet that feels amazing.

Tbh I would have ripped that shit off, and thrown on a 390cfm 4bbl Holley by now. Kudos.

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Kjet is great on na engines, bit of a pain on turbo engines. I reckon Mercedes did the best set up with the fuel distributor mounted on the intake manifold and sucked the flap down, less prone to air leaks. The later systems had an electronic pressure regulator on the fuel distributor and ditched the wur all together

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Mate, good effort getting this far and for admitting the lack of gas issue!

Unfortunately, ze germans have no sense of humour, they use the term "Old timer cars" as we'd use "classic cars"

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