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Yesterday 11:27 PM
Dave57210 Ummmm.... I guess the answer is "sorta kinda". According to the diagrams and patents for a "surface carb" - then no.
Yesterday 10:32 PM
boothboy Did this vehicle utilize a "Surface Carburetor".

BB
Yesterday 08:12 PM
496CHEVY3100 I heard a story some car company used a tin can as a carb on some type of car don't know make or if it was true,
Yesterday 07:54 PM
Dave57210
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Originally Posted by wretched ratchet View Post
The Duryea with an Electric Ignition?
partially correct
Yesterday 07:54 PM
Dave57210 Not a steam car. It was a production vehicle, but what did it use INSTEAD OF A CARBURETOR?
Yesterday 05:19 PM
wretched ratchet The Duryea with an Electric Ignition?
Yesterday 05:19 PM
boothboy Carl Breer's 1901 Steam car. No Carburetor.

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Yesterday 05:08 PM
Dave57210 Back at the turn of the (last) century, there were some "interesting" engine designs and all sorts of approaches to getting a gasoline engine to run.

I recently came across a design from 1901 wherein there was NO carburetor.

Name the (production) car and what did it use instead of a carb? (NOT Fuel injection)
Yesterday 09:14 AM
wretched ratchet OK Dave, pour it on us !
Yesterday 08:30 AM
Joe G
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Originally Posted by wretched ratchet View Post
So is it Joe or Dave's turn at bat?
I don't have a question ready, and I'll be gone until Monday, so I yield to Dave.
Yesterday 07:52 AM
wretched ratchet So is it Joe or Dave's turn at bat?
07-24-2014 11:29 PM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by Dave57210 View Post
That's what I get for taking a 2 week vacation sans i-net access. The 1961-designed, 1963 build by Bill Cushenberry Car Craft Dream Rod? I guess I sorta thot someone would have got that by now.
Then you came back, and Joe beat you by 15 minutes

I didn't think it was that obscure, but I was starting to think nobody was going to get it
07-24-2014 11:25 PM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by Joe G View Post
I think Dragonoake's car craft dream rod question is still active.
Yep, you got it

http://www.rodandcustommagazine.com/...aft_dream_rod/
07-24-2014 10:29 PM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by Dragonoake View Post
This was a magazine project car in the early-60's
Anybody remember it?
What is it?

Brian
07-24-2014 10:26 PM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by Dragonoake View Post
The idea was that good vintage tin was getting hard to find, so they created a rod using more readily available sheet metal
Damn, I remember that text!

Brian
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