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Thread: : What is involved in making a selectable cylindercombustion engine ?
face picon face BY : Sean Breheny email (remove spam text)

Hi Howard,

I believe you are correct about injecting into the intake manifold BUT
I was under the impression that the injector timing still mattered so
that must mean that the fuel/air mix is sucked into the cylinder very
fast, so it may still be specific to each particular cylinder.


On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 10:22 AM, Howard Winter <HDRWspamspamh2org.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Also, while diesel engines inject direct into the cylinders petrol injection sometimes (usually?  always?) injects into the inlet manifold, so you can't just stop a
> particular injector and expect that to exactly starve one cylinder  - remaining fuel vapour in the manifold could result in a very weak mixture entering the cylinder,
> with possibly detonating results - or unburnt fuel passing out into the exhaust.
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