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comment What is happening when a two-stroke engine is said to be “four-stroking”?
...Then again--the exhaust gasses might be completely inert, and therefore the air-to-fuel ratio of the non-inert, new charge would still be correct (neither rich or lean) as metered by the carb, there just might not be enough fresh air and fuel to make a meaningful power stroke.
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comment What is happening when a two-stroke engine is said to be “four-stroking”?
This is a fantastic answer, and I definitely learned something new. However, I feel your intuition about the miss being due to the mixture being "too lean to ignite" may be incorrect. The presence of exhaust gasses rather than fresh air/fuel means there's a deficiency of oxygen, which would be a rich condition, rather than a lean condition.
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answered Weak front brake on dirt bike
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revised How to drive a car in snow
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answered How to drive a car in snow
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comment How to drive a car in snow
@happybuddha the tire sidewall of a snow tire may be marked M/S (mud/snow) or may show a snowflake.
Sep
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comment Two hoses that run from the carburetor - Is the upper hose cut and zip tied? Is that's the one that brings fuel to the carburetor?
Do you smell gas after attempting to start the scooter for a while?
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answered Two hoses that run from the carburetor - Is the upper hose cut and zip tied? Is that's the one that brings fuel to the carburetor?
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comment Two hoses that run from the carburetor - Is the upper hose cut and zip tied? Is that's the one that brings fuel to the carburetor?
the upper hose that you found cut and zip tied is likely to be a vacuum line, rather than a fuel supply line.
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comment Home built in-dash Navigation system or programmable/open api after market one?
Perhaps something like this could be adapted to suit your needs
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comment Home built in-dash Navigation system or programmable/open api after market one?
I didn't vote to close, and I hope you find the help you're looking for.
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comment Trip computer reported MPG with engine remap or chip
@JuannStrauss the research paper you cite seeks to find a vehicle-general method of estimating fuel consumption (when you don't know the fuel injector parameters), and in fact it states "The fuel consumption data is supported by automotive company in real amount of fuel injection. This data has been used as a reference value to obtain an estimation model." I.E. the injected fuel quantity is the standard by which they judged the accuracy of their estimate. Check out the relevant sections of the Bosch Automotive Handbook or Bosch Gasoline Engine Management--they're the guys who made the ECU
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comment 2006 Mustang GT: Left car for 1 week, no power when returning
please mark the answer by @BrianKnoblauch as 'accepted', and perhaps add your additonal information as a comment. as it is, this is a "me too" answer.
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comment Home built in-dash Navigation system or programmable/open api after market one?
a few comments: 1. this is close to a 'shop-for-me' question, which is discouraged per the FAQ. 2. you may be better served asking on the electronics SX site.