Originally Posted by rda616 View Post
The very last (!) thing I'd ever do is replace a fuel injected engine with a carbureted engine. I wouldn't even consider it... no way, no how. Especially for a Jeep that will be taken offroad on trails with any steepness to them where carb'd engines love to die & struggle.
When you have a choice, buy American.
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But like I said before, I vote you put a carb in there so you get to appreciate the epiphany of stupid decisions.
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Originally Posted by Jerry Bransford View Post
Originally Posted by Unlimited04 View Post
FI is better in every single category possible. More reliable, works in any weather or elevation, never stalls, never floods on any angle, even upside down, no sticking floats or dicking with a choke, or having to wait for it to "warm up" before it runs right. Fuel mileage is better to boot.
Ditching a FI motor, regardless of what it is for a carb'ed motor, would be like ditching high speed internet for dial up, or a 65" high def TV for a 19" with rabbit ears.
The stock Motorcraft carb on my old Grand Wagoneer ran pretty well at angles, but it was no comparison to my Wranglers 4.0. Throttle response was no where as good either.
Most carbureted vehicles that I've been on the trail with would have problems at this angle:
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