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Old February 16th, 2017, 11:09   #36
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Originally Posted by NSTDI View Post

Computerized FI is much more efficient than a carb 9 times out of 10. What amazes me is how little the fuel economy has improved over the 75 Nova, 82 Olds, 84 Camry, and 87 Dakota with the new fuel systems, better transmissions, etc.
Huh? we haven't had carbs since the late 70's and some of last ones had some really messed up electronics and emission equipment tacked on to them.

I think that the FE on EFI cars was gobbled up by stricter and stricter emission standards. If we still had the same emission standards we had in the1960's and earlier's, EFI would have run circles around any carb in performance and FE.
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