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What was the last carbed car sold in us?

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Posted 17 October 2003 - 11:32 PM

ANSWER: It was a 1990 Subaru Justy! check it out here.
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#2 Snowman


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Posted 18 October 2003 - 04:20 AM


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Posted 21 October 2003 - 05:09 AM

Sub made a carbureted Justy for a long time (late into the 90's) but the last ones sold by Subaru in the US were 1989 model year. The 1990s were FI. The last EA81s in the US were also 1989. I understand the EA81 carbureted Brat is still available in some places in the world.

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Posted 21 October 2003 - 08:03 AM

Mark had a 1993 Isuzu Amigo that had a carb on it..

so trucks probably went on for a couple more years with carbs..

actually, when they are running right, FI is much better, less vacuum lines can run almost upside down (my carb cuts out on steep declines when it is rocky).

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Posted 21 October 2003 - 12:37 PM

I believe my Amigo was considered a throttle body injection. It looked like a carb and had the same air filter a carb would have.

What is a throttle body injection engine anyways?


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Posted 21 October 2003 - 01:52 PM

Originally posted by LostWater
I believe my Amigo was considered a throttle body injection. It looked like a carb and had the same air filter a carb would have.

What is a throttle body injection engine anyways?


A carb:D . Isuzu's were sold through 95 with carbs. It was just on the base 4 cylinder models. I remember reading about the end of the carb in the US when they switched to a SPFI on it.

#7 Adam N.D.J.

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Posted 21 October 2003 - 02:15 PM

SPFI is throttle body injection. It uses one large injector in the throttle body rather than individual injectors. Think of it as a cross between carbs and injection.

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Posted 21 October 2003 - 03:51 PM

While were off the topic,

I have two Troopers, both have 4 cyl. injection. They would be 1988 and 1991. They don't have anything that resembles a carb. I think only the 6 cyl had anything resembling a carb.

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Posted 21 October 2003 - 04:01 PM

I had a 1994 Geo Metro that had a 1 barrel Carb.

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