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Yes I’ve seen that & cheap too! But I’ve heard you get what you pay for and the rumours aren’t good!
 
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Things are finally happening! No thanks to 2020.... Plus the throttle has been dropped off for TPS conversion.

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A lot has changed in 40 odd years!!

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They won't fit the heads directly but they do seem to fit inside the standard plastic buckets (with the air nozzles) like they were made to fit! So all you need to do is block off each of the 8 nozzles which are no longer necessary. However I'll have to check the buckets to see if they interfere with the new injector spray pattern. If they do, adapters will need to be fitted.
 

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They won't fit the heads directly but they do seem to fit inside the standard plastic buckets (with the air nozzles) like they were made to fit! So all you need to do is block off each of the 8 nozzles which are no longer necessary. However I'll have to check the buckets to see if they interfere with the new injector spray pattern. If they do, adapters will need to be fitted.

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Can you use sleeves from an earlier M117 engine that doesn't have the idle air? I've never compared them side by side. Or even an engine like an M103 that doesn't have the idle air.
 
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It’s possible; I don’t have a Djet, but others may suit.
 
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Cleaned TB for TPS conversion & injector sleeves...

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M100 6.9 intake cutaway reveals differences to the M116/7.
 

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You might’ve noticed how small the plenum is on the D Jet image above! The Kjet is only slightly better....DBCE3A6D-BA47-4300-820E-4D4320D19C82.jpeg
 
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Work progresses. The injectors fit straight into the K jet buckets. D Jet buckets were selected to eliminate the cold start/idle control fittings...8546FF1E-F8AD-4976-A4F2-F08AD7F7729F.jpeg5A2CCBE3-6CB6-4A44-9A4D-D487AECB3B90.jpeg35286F47-50F9-4149-BDF6-813B25BC5A53.jpeg2FF2ED62-D454-497D-AD62-54350D57F70C.jpeg
 
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I may trim off the lower section to ensure the spray pattern isn’t impeded...
 
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I may even be able to convert or swap the injectors for long nose ones
 
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