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Re: A day's fun

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From: Phil Payne <quk@isham-research.demon.co.uk>
> What was the ultimate cause of Pierburg's problems?  Over-dependency on
> carburettors when the world was going to FI?  Did they get blasted by
> Bosch's patent lawyers?  Or was it just that burning chips is easier,
> cheaper and much more flexible than grinding tailored cams?

There are some descriptions of the Pierburg Zenith systems in 'Automotive
Fuel Injection Systems' published by Haynes, including one that uses a cam.
Some remarks about the systems being installed in competion cars but
Pierburg couldn't convince the industry to adopt their systems as OE. They
then moved on to develop a single point system.

Jim Haseltine