[Es2] Help! My @#$%!!! fuel injectors are trashed
mike at nittigritti.com
Mon May 2 14:36:44 EDT 2005
Marren has tested the injectors and will send a complete report with
the test pressure and flow specs.
I've decided to go with the injectors from Ractronix, they should be a
nice fit for my 3B with the mods I'm adding. Will also install an
adjustable regulator to better match the new flow rate of the
I'll get the original injectors back from Marren and will have four
good ones that have been tested and cleaned. If you want one, let me
know. I'll let em go CHEAP!
Anyone else need an original 3B injector or two?
> Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 14:38:43 -0400
> From: "Miller, Chris" <chris.miller at infofoundry.com>
> Subject: RE: [Es2] Help! My @#$%!!! fuel injectors are trashed
> To: "Mike Teter" <mike at nittigritti.com>, <es2 at audifans.com>
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> Ask them the test pressure and value they're seeing on the good ones.
> If they sold injectors that flowed just like the 3b, then you wouldn't
> need the regulator.
> Are you going to chip the ECU? If so, ask the guy making the chip; he
> could likely map it for a particular injector flow, and you might find
> cheaper injectors that work with the stock 3B pressure regulator.
> www.s2central.net forums; various stuff tried there.
> BTW ask around for used injectors (I need _one_ 3B injector myself).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: es2-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:es2-bounces at audifans.com] On
> Behalf Of Mike Teter
> Sent: Saturday, April 30, 2005 2:23 PM
> To: es2 at audifans.com
> Subject: [Es2] Help! My @#$%!!! fuel injectors are trashed
> So, my 3B turbo transplant project is crawling along. J&E pistons
> shipped yesterday, so the engine mechanicals will be ready very soon. I
> have solutions for most of the big transplant issues, and I thought I'd
> spend a few $ to clean up the stock fuel injectors that came with my
> donor 3B. Sent them all to Marren for testing and cleaning. Then I got
> "the call" from Marren. You know it's bad when they don't leave much of
> a message, but just ask you to call them back asap. It's bad, one
> injector is totally unserviceable and the others won't flow enough.
> Marren is recommending a set of 36lb/hr models as a replacement/upgrade
> option for $425/set. How does this sound? They are also recommending a
> new fuel pressure regulator. Is this required? What is everyone else
> doing? Which ECU upgrade should I do to match the new fuel system?
> I need to make a decision soon, so, thanks for any help.
> Mike Teter
> Colorado Springs, CO
> 90 CQ
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