Carburettor vs Airbox - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between carburettor and airbox
is that carburettor
is (au|nz|uk) a device in an internal combustion engine where fuel is vaporised and mixed with air prior to ignition while airbox
is (informal) the chamber in a car or motorcycle engine that draws in air and distributes it to the carburettors.
(AU, NZ, UK) A device in an internal combustion engine where fuel is vaporised and mixed with air prior to ignition.
* 2005 , Mick Walker, How to Restore Your BMW Twin 1955-1985 ,
* 2008 , Daniel Stapleton, David Vizard, John Sprinzel, The MG Midget & Austin Healey Sprite High Performance Manual ,
- Both affect the performance of the machine, especially the carburettors , and both are important to the final appearance of the model.
* 2011 , Allan Bonnick, A Practical Approach to Motor Vehicle Engineering and Maintenance ,
- In a carburettor the pressure drop (or viewed another way, suction) is used to draw fuel out of a reservoir, usually via a jet, and into the venturi to mix with the air flowing through it.
- For a large part of the twentieth century the majority of light vehicles used petrol engines that were equipped with a carburettor .
(informal) The chamber in a car or motorcycle engine that draws in air and distributes it to the carburettors.