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Old 06-29-2011, 03:46 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by slowmover View Post
No, sorry, I meant Fuel Injection, or, more carefully, digital engine controls. It became much harder for a car to go "out of tune" on top of problems with towing and altitude changes that made carburetors hard put.
In that case the 80s was only the advent of the modern electronically controled fuel injection systems, however direct injection dated back to at least world war two on fighter air craft, and mechanical fuel injection was used by Mercedes on the 300SL and GM on some sub models of the Corvette in the post war era.

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