Highrise Double Pump Carburetor

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by WheelJacksWrkShp, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. WheelJacksWrkShp

    WheelJacksWrkShp Here goes nothin'

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    I don't know if anyone has pointed this out yet but I have been meaning to.

    That is not a high rise double pump carburetor under that hood.

    I would like to know what king of fuel injection system that is.

    Does it bother anyone else that the writers dumbed some things down for us?

    I mean I get that its a movie about giant alien robots and its gonna be fakin' it at some point in the movie but don't bullshit us on the legit stuff.

    Sorry if this thread has been started somewhere else.
     
  2. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    It's still just a movie.
     
  3. Valkysas

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    been discussed.
     
  4. WheelJacksWrkShp

    WheelJacksWrkShp Here goes nothin'

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    Where?
     
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    this forum, back in July.
     
  6. Bryan

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    I don't care what kinda carburetor it is, the phrase "double pump" gets me all hot and bothered.
     
  7. WheelJacksWrkShp

    WheelJacksWrkShp Here goes nothin'

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    Did you like the part where she wiggled the loose distributor cap? Its fuel injected. There ain't no distributor cap
     
  8. Ravenxl7

    Ravenxl7 W.A.F.F.L.E.O.

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    Deefuzz Beard On! Beardmaster! Veteran

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    That's just utter pump
     
  10. Primus

    Primus Beware, the modelers. Veteran

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    Utter double pump, apparently.
     
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    Megan Fox can wiggle just about anything on screen and I'd enjoy it/
     
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    QFT!!!!

    i dont know what kind of engine it is, but i want one in my Echo.
     
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    Don't get me started on how she says "squirts" :confused2 

    My brother is a mechanic and said something like this I think after we saw the movie. Didn't stop him from liking the film though, or me.
     
  14. Keiichitron

    Keiichitron Not a physicist, dammit

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    the real cars had 350s in them, i'd have to go back and rewatch that one scene where she opens the hood to see what was there (unless someone has a picture of it already)
     
  15. Michael_Prime_2K7

    Michael_Prime_2K7 The Crafty One

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    That scene was just big a$$ed sexual reference.
     
  16. Primus

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    Fuel injected cars don't have distributors?
     
  17. Deadsled

    Deadsled Energon Recovery

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    Clearly she was just showing off with a bunch of technical language to try and impress Sam. Chicks are like that around guys, always throwing around a bunch of technical babble when they're just trying to show off. It's ridiculous really.
     
  19. My03Tundra

    My03Tundra LOVES TO EDIT POSTS!!

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    Dude, it's supposed too! Prrr... hell, I'd love to be Bumblebee just have her tinker with my nuts. And bolts.
     
  20. autobotguy

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    The engine in the movie had individual throttle bodies. Usually in a setup like that they use throttlebodies off of motorcycles. The engine shown in the movie is also fuel injected. You can see the fuel rails.

    Oh, and by the way, most fuel injected cars in the early to mid 90's had distributors. :)  My '91 Nissan Maxima is fuel injected and has a distributor. :) 
     

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