Because mechanical injection systems have limited adjustments to develop the optimal amount of fuel into an engine that needs to operate under a variety of different conditions (such as when starting, the engine’s speed and load, atmospheric and engine temperatures, altitude, ignition timing, etc.) 1971 Light Ivory 911T - Gretchen - sold It is a limited-production version of the Chevrolet Vega, with higher performance.. Chevrolet developed the car's all-aluminum inline-four 122 cu in (1,999 cc) engine, and British company Cosworth Engineering designed the DOHC cylinder head. EFI gasoline engine components The fuel injector injects liquid fuel into the intake air (the location of the fuel injector varies between systems). In order to meet homologation rules, 1,000 were to be built. Single-point injection was used extensively on American-made passenger cars and light trucks during 1980-1995, and in some European cars in the early and mid-1990s. Cosworth BDA Cosworth … They take the same innerds as 45s. Someone contacted me about making an adapter plate to mount a single Weber DCOE to their Cosworth Vesa. TIG welded in aluminium and fully internally ground to ensure optimum flow and performance. I just ran it with the oil light on. 2 posts • Page 1 of 1. 4) , model year 1975, version for North America U.S. (since April) (up to September) manufactured by Chevrolet (USA) in United States ; 3-door hatchback body type; RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 4-speed gearbox; … For a clutch burst test, Cale Wade bravely buzzed the engine up to 9,400 rpm under its own power. It may be more a case of the car that this special engine is attached to that gives this car such a low thumbs-up rating among car guys and gals: the Chevrolet Vega. I thought it was cool to have such a “new” car for my first car. Speaking of money, the original dealer invoice price for this particular car was $6,206.90. Weber fuel system components are distributed by Magneti Marelli, Webcon UK Ltd., and, in North America, by several organizations, including Worldpac, marketing under the Redline name. Cosworth BD 1600 Race Engine This fresh dyno time only engine is 40 lbs. 1975 - 1976 Chevy Vega Monza 1BBL Rochester Carburetor ACDelco NOS 17054963 . If this number has a single pair of digits, both chokes are of the same diameter and operate together; if it has two pairs of digits separated by a stroke (e.g. 7. We sold a Cosworth Vega and when Anchor Clanker delivered the car the buyer was proudly there with a trailer to take it home. Or subscribe without commenting. Actually, that one was submitted as well, I’m writing it up now :-). It was introduced in the 1940s in large aircraft engines (then called the pressure carburetor) and in the 1980s in the automotive world (called Throttle-body Injection by General Motors, Central Fuel Injection by Ford, PGM-CARB by Honda, and EGI by Mazda). Find Chevrolet Cosworth Vegas for Sale on Oodle Classifieds. However, instead of having a discharge valve in the barrel, it uses a flow divider mounted on top of the engine, which controls the discharge rate and evenly distributes the fuel to stainless steel injection lines to the intake ports of each cylinder. One had the factory aluminum block. The cost of the EFI option was US$395 and it was available on 15 June 1957. This award winning and magazine featured 1976 Cosworth … Weber carburetor,Intake Manifolds, Conversion Kits, Air Filters, Linkages,Everything you need for your new or vintage ride! The Kugelfischer system was also used by the BMW 2000/2002 Tii and some versions of the Peugeot 404/504 and Lancia Flavia. Join millions of people using Oodle to find unique used cars for sale, certified pre-owned car listings, and new car classifieds. RULES: No profanity, politics, or personal attacks. In fact, most aircraft that use the TCM fuel injection system feature a fuel flow gauge that is actually a pressure gauge calibrated in gallons per hour or pounds per hour of fuel. This system was not a "pulse" or intermittent injection, but rather a constant flow system, metering fuel to all cylinders simultaneously from a central "spider" of injection lines. In 1984 Rover fitted Lucas electronic fuel injection, which was based on some L-Jetronic patents, to the S-Series engine as used in the 200 model. To more easily comply with emissions regulations, automobile manufacturers began installing fuel injection systems in more gasoline engines during the late 1970s. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-box-3','ezslot_3',143,'0','0'])); These cars are sometimes hit or miss as to whether they go over with readers, or with collectors. Van it is hardly worth the effort, this motors were anemic, by the time the Feds got their Regs applied. This car has a 4-speed manual; a 5-speed was available in the 1976 Cosworth Vega. The Bendix system is a direct descendant of the pressure carburetor. [15][16] The Rambler Rebel, showcased AMC's new 327 cu in (5.4 L) engine. Was the bolck sleeved? The primary factor used in determining the amount of fuel required by the engine is the amount (by weight) of air that is being taken in by the engine for use in combustion. During the 1960s, other mechanical injection systems such as Hilborn were occasionally used on modified American V8 engines in various racing applications such as drag racing, oval racing, and road racing. It’s definitely on my list of “to do” cars. All reports engine is same materials as the original 260hp race engine except cam grind and compression of course. To more easily comply with emissions regulations, automobile manufacturers began installing fuel injection systems in more gasoline engines during the late 1970s. The EFI system was developed to satisfy stringent emission control requirements and market demands for a technologically advanced responsive vehicle. The justification for single-point injection was low cost. Nice clean little body, better built than a common Ford but just underwhelming, I bet rebuilt with some performance upgrades and proper modern brake/suspension upgrade today, they would run………. Continuous injection by h-bot » Sat Feb 08, 2003 2:48 pm . 5,000 engines were built. Sweet seventies ride In Japan, the Toyota Celica used electronic, multi-port fuel injection in the optional 18R-E engine in January 1974. electronic fuel injection (EFI) systems were developed that relied on numerous sensors and controls. It has Weber DCOE carbs on it and a production header. Cosworth Vega #0001 with clear display hood, GM Heritage Center. [17] The EFI produced peak torque 500 rpm lower than the equivalent carburetored engine[12] The Rebel Owners Manual described the design and operation of the new system. Cosworth 2 Litre BDG Engine This is a race ready engine with zero time since rebuild. Chrysler used a continuous fuel injection system on the 1981-1983 Imperial. Other suppliers include Overseas Distributing and Pierce Manifolds Cliff, the owner, said he’s had this car new since he has in college. I knew it was a problem before I bought it but it was 1975, the car was only 4 years old and I was 16. Fuel injection was phased in through the latter 1970s and 80s at an accelerating rate, with the German, French, and U.S. markets leading and the UK and Commonwealth markets lagging somewhat. The engine relied on two 40 DCOE Weber side-draft carburetors. After Weber's death in 1945, Fiat finally assumed control of the company in 1952. It runs great! The system was subsequently adopted very successfully in Formula One racing, securing championships by Cooper, BRM, Lotus, Brabham, Matra, and Tyrrell in the years 1959 through 1973. L-Jetronic was widely adopted on European cars of that period, and a few Japanese models a short time later. The car is #2,541 out of approximately 3,500 produced between 1975 and 1976, and it is powered by an all-aluminum 2.0-liter inline-four with a twin-cam 16-valve head. Most of the 35 vehicles originally so equipped were field-retrofitted with 4-barrel carburetors. The control unit is fed by a constant-pressure fuel pump. Have both Weber 42 DCOE's and the original Bendix FI system- except injectors. In 41 years nothing has changed. Change the plug and on my way again. VRG ClassSVRA ClassSCCA ClassYears Make Model Series Displacement Carbs BrakesComments BSV 3/BS 1968-1970Ford Cortina Mk II 92 1599cc x-flow 1x Autolite or 2x Weberfront disc/rear drum BSV 3/BS 1968-1970Ford Cortina Mk II GT 96 1599cc x-flow 1x or 2x Weber front disc/rear drum BSV 3/BS, 8/BS 1971-1973Ford Pinto 1599cc x-flow TA2 8/BS 1971-1974Ford Pinto 1993cc 1x Weber DFAV Grumpy Jenkins had the only Vega that ran properly. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Chevrolet-Other-/142001755250. So, in one weekend my buddy Crash and I, long familiar with swapping Vega motors pull the 8 Valve out….in 20 minutes. However, they were a favorite in the aforementioned competition trials in which essentially wide-open throttle operation was prevalent. Plugs, gas, and oil. In the 1980s, the Isuzu Piazza and the Mitsubishi Starion added fuel injection as standard equipment, developed separately with both companies history of diesel powered engines. I was impressed by the handling of the Vega when they were new. These were arranged so that each cylinder of the engine has its own carburetor barrel. Modern systems use a mass airflow sensor to send this information to the engine control unit. Needless to say, it wasn’t a Cosworth. [13] At this past Sunday’s SPOKES 2009 Autocross #5, there was a classic hot car from the 70’s – a 1976 Chevy Cosworth Vega. The manufacturing process (or rather lack of it) is the primary reason that Vegas were so prone to rust. Porsche racing variants such as the 911 RSR 2.7 & 3.0, 904/6, 906, 907, 908, 910, 917 (in its regular normally aspirated or 5.5 Liter/1500 HP turbocharged form), and 935 all used Bosch or Kugelfischer built variants of injection. The body will need a little massaging, but I know that mine would, too, after not being used for three decades.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-box-4','ezslot_0',135,'0','0'])); The white interior looks good to my eye, a weekend of cleaning and detailing and you’d be in business. In 1980, Motorola (now NXP Semiconductors) introduced the first electronic engine control unit, the EEC-III. An Inlet Manifold for fitment to the Cosworth Vega Twin Cam engine. In the 1930s Weber began producing twin-barrel carburetors for motor racing where two barrels of the same size were used. I wanted to put that engine in a spitfire. eval(ez_write_tag([[336,280],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_5',106,'0','0'])); It may be more a case of the car that this special engine is attached to that gives this car such a low thumbs-up rating among car guys and gals: the Chevrolet Vega. Now I had never installed a Cosworth Vega motor into a Vega before. Supplying the fuel to the engine This system directed the inducted engine air across a "spoon shaped" plunger that moved in proportion to the air volume. Fuel is transported from the fuel tank (via fuel lines) and pressurised using fuel pump(s). The Chevrolet Cosworth Vega is a subcompact four-passenger automobile produced by Chevrolet for the 1975 and 1976 model years. are marked with a model code on the mounting flange, the body, or on the cover of the float-chamber. All Rights Reserved. $20.00 … Your Name Your Email Your Phone Place Order. In piston aircraft engines, continuous-flow fuel injection is the most common type. Main Jets DCNF DATRA DFTA DMTRA DMTR 73405 Series; Main Jets … While a simple carburetor system is cheaper to manufacture than a fuel injection system, the more complex carburetor systems installed on many engines in the 1970s were much more costly than the earlier simple carburetors. Solid Chevy. Burn minimal oil until it hit 30,000 miles. A Weber conversion kit is a complete package of them, intake manifold or manifold adapter, throttle linkage, air filter and all of the necessary hardware needed to install the Weber on a vehicle. I was a fast learner. While a simple carburetor system is cheaper to manufacture than a fuel injection system, the more complex carburetor systems installed on many engines in the 1970s were much more costly than the earlier simple carburetors. Is this a car that you would restore or just get it working and drive it? The process of determining the necessary amount of fuel, and its delivery into the engine, are known as fuel metering. Great styling $125.00. The carburetor remains in use in developing countries where vehicle emissions are unregulated and diagnostic and repair infrastructure is sparse. In the 1970s and 1980s in the U.S. and Japan, the respective federal governments imposed increasingly strict exhaust emission regulations. Some exclusively sold eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_2',134,'0','0'])); Chevrolet made these cars for only two years, 1975 and 1976. This car should be worth between $5,200 and $15,600, depending on condition; according to Hagerty. Following this racetrack success, the 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL, the first production sports car to use fuel injection, used direct injection. HOLLEY REMAN CARBURETOR LIST R-8703 1977 CHEV-OLDSMOBILE-PONTIAC 140 ENGINE (Fits: Chevrolet Vega) $119.99. Direct gasoline injection was applied during the Second World War to almost all higher-output production aircraft powerplants made in Germany (the widely used BMW 801 radial, and the popular inverted inline V12 Daimler-Benz DB 601, DB 603, and DB 605, along with the similar Junkers Jumo 210G, Jumo 211, and Jumo 213, starting as early as 1937 for both the Jumo 210G and DB 601), the Soviet Union (Shvetsov ASh-82FN radial, 1943, Chemical Automatics Design Bureau - KB Khimavtomatika) and the USA (Wright R-3350 Duplex Cyclone radial, 1944). 4) specs. I wonder often where that Vega is today. Since the early 1990s, almost all gasoline passenger cars sold in first world markets are equipped with electronic fuel injection (EFI). On paper, the design looked to have an edge over other cars in those classes. Idle Jets DHSA,DIC,DARA,DATRA,DFD,DFM,DFTA,DFAV,DGAV,DGV,DMSA,DGAS,DFI,AND BBL CARBS 77403 Series; Main Jets. Constant-flow injection systems continue to be used at the highest levels of drag racing, where full-throttle, high-RPM performance is key. The invention of mechanical injection for gasoline-fueled aviation engines was by the French inventor of the V8 engine configuration, Leon Levavasseur in 1902. An Inlet Manifold for fitment to the Cosworth Vega Twin Cam engine. Don't miss what's happening in your neighborhood. [19] Location: Coweta, Oklahoma, United States. Only broke down once, when a plug blew out. HENKYO Main Jets/Main Fuel Jet Weber IDF DCOE IDA DCOM DCO DCNL SP Nozzle 80 to 240. As if a Chevrolet aluminum-block and a Cosworth Engineering DOHC, 4-valve head wasn’t enough modification, someone took off the original Bosch fuel injection (it comes with the car) and put on “Hutton dual Weber 42 DCOE (Italian) side draft carburetors & intake manifolds.” There’s something cool about multiple-carbs on a car, I love that look. [7][8] Hesselman engines used the ultra-lean-burn principle and injected the fuel in the end of the compression stroke and then ignited it with a spark plug, it was often started on gasoline and then switched over to run on diesel or kerosene. Let’s stop kidding ourselves and those who are too young to remember this fiasco. Complain. In contrast to automotive fuel injection systems, aircraft continuous flow fuel injection is all mechanical, requiring no electricity to operate. 8. The Hesselman engine was a low compression design constructed to run on heavy fuel oils. JETS EMULSION TUBES VENTURIS CHOKES NEEDLE VALVES ETC. My brother had a standard issue Vega that he took cross-country, back in 1984. It had been done well – the car was very straight looking. I put a quart of oil in every tank of gas. But I still want a Cosworth Vega as well as a 78 King Cobra. Lots of NOS parts were used in the build, and the paint and interior are new. $20,000 USD SPEC SHEET - PHOTOS. 28/36), there are primary and secondary chokes that are opened one after the other, usually of differing diameter. I was 18 and had nothing better to do with my car. Open-loop fuel injection systems had already improved cylinder-to-cylinder fuel distribution and engine operation over a wide temperature range, but did not offer further scope to sufficient control fuel/air mixtures, in order to further reduce exhaust emissions. $32.89 shipping. They are sold for both street and off-road use, with the twin choke sidedraught DCOE being the most common one. We had one at our dealership in 76. In 1967, one of the first Japanese designed cars to use mechanical fuel injection was the Daihatsu Compagno. Preferrably with rebuilt carbs. From: ldha_REMOVE_980137_THIS_@yahoo.com Does anyone out there have a Weber carb conversion kit with carbs for sale for a Cosworth? With its own high-pressure fuel pump driven by a cable from the distributor to the fuel meter, the system supplied the necessary pressure for injection. Actually the ceramic blew out of the base. Hopefully you can find replacements for those trim pieces and get the gauges working again. Determining how much fuel to supply I know they were less than great cars, even for the time. One of Chevrolet's criterion is that all engine designs live for 200 hours at full load. Ran 2 years ago, re-cleaning carbs now. Often a fuel rail is used to divide the fuel supply into the required number of cylinders. Weber carb conversion kit with carbs. You could NOT keep up with the oil loss. Since the fuel passes through the intake runners (like a carburetor system), it is called a "wet manifold system". The most common automotive continuous injection system is Bosch's K-Jetronic, introduced in 1974. Although not part of the injection control, a catalytic converter further reduces exhaust emissions. Honda followed in 1984 with their own system, called PGM-FI in the Honda Accord, and the Honda Vigor using the Honda ES3 engine. Weber pioneered the use of two-stage twin barrel carburetors, with two venturis of different sizes, the smaller one for low speed running and the larger one optimised for high speed use. Inside the control unit is another restriction, which controls the fuel mixture. November 1, 2020. To avoid fuel starvation when subject to lateral G-forces, vehicles are often provided with an anti-surge vessel, usually integrated in the fuel tank, but sometimes as a separate, small anti-surge tank. Then found the hatch has TONS of bondo. 5000 hand-built Cosworth Vega engines were produced but only 3,508 cars were sold through 1976. Cosworth 2 Litre , Carbs Fresh dyno only Hank Clarkson US $26,500.00 SPEC SHEET - PHOTOS. I betting it would be fast if it didn’t break. Toyota soon followed with the same technology in 1978 on the 4M-E engine installed in the Toyota Crown, the Toyota Supra, and the Toyota Mark II. The Electrojector was an option and rated at 288 bhp (214.8 kW). Speaking of wheels, here’s where the spare tire goes, under the way-too-new-looking cover below the hatchback floor. Nations largest inventory intake manifolds for weber carburetors, Forty years ago Pierce Manifolds Inc. built its first manifold for installing a Weber DGV carburetor the MGB... Fast forward Pierce Manifolds Inc today has the largest Weber carburetor/ parts in the world. Junk when new. Sleeved blocks were the way to go. Those Weber 42s are pretty rare. The Vega is a car that more often than not is the butt of a million jokes and certainly has more detractors than fans. This system was adopted by VW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Citroën, Saab, and Volvo. I’d much rather have a perfect Cosworth Vega than a perfect 1975-’76 Corvette, but that’s just me. [2] The pressure drop across the restrictions in the control unit controls the amount of fuel flow, so that fuel flow is directly proportional to the pressure at the flow divider. I dreamed of dropping a V8 in it but eventually the engine just died and it sat in my driveway for a few months until I got my ’66 GTO! My first car was a 1971 Vega 3 speed. K-Jetronic was used for many years between 1974 and the mid-1990s by BMW, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Ford, Porsche, Audi, Saab, DeLorean, and Volvo. The first automotive direct injection system used to run on gasoline was developed by Bosch, and was introduced by Goliath for their Goliath GP700 automobile, and Gutbrod in 1952. It was jointly engineered by Chrysler and Bendix. Hutton Weber Cosworth Vaga Chevrolet Chevy Ratrod Lowrider Intake Race on 2040-parts.com. The early electronic components were not equal to the rigors of underhood service, however, and were too slow to keep up with the demands of "on the fly" engine control. Later closed-loop fuel injection systems improved the air–fuel mixture control with an exhaust gas oxygen sensor. 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge Ram Air IV, Skyrocketing Values: 1978 Ford Mustang II King Cobra, 15k Miles? Fuel injection was phased in through the latter 1970s and 80s at an accelerating rate, with the German, French, and U.S. markets leading and the UK and Commonwealth markets lagging somewhat. Bosch superseded the D-Jetronic system with the K-Jetronic and L-Jetronic systems for 1974, though some cars (such as the Volvo 164) continued using D-Jetronic for the following several years. In 1970, the Isuzu 117 Coupé was introduced with a Bosch-supplied D-Jetronic fuel injected engine sold only in Japan. [1] Genuine they were produced in Bologna, Italy up until 1992, when production was transferred to Madrid, Spain, where they continue to be produced today. But, almost any full restoration is more a labor of love than a money-making venture. TIG welded in aluminium and fully internally ground to ensure optimum flow and performance. The first commercial EFI system was the Electrojector, developed by the Bendix Corporation and was offered by American Motors Corporation (AMC) in 1957. Hi there, Numerous European classic cars were fitted with either downdraught or sidedraught Weber, Dellorto, SU or Solex Carburettors. This is the video of that process. To comply with the new regulations, automobile manufacturers often made extensive and complex modifications to the engine carburetor(s). You cleaned and changed the plugs daily – oil fouled. or Best Offer. Nissan also installed multi-point fuel injection in the Nissan Y44 V8 engine in the Nissan President. This was a "port" injection where the injectors are located in the intake manifold, very near the intake valve. It’s listed on eBay with a current bid of $1,775 but the reserve isn’t met. Being a GM and European car guy, these were always disappointing. . It was very educational. Motor Honey, STP, you name it, nothing would stop the oil burning. [4] These numbers are followed by a group of letters, which indicates various features: the DCOE is a sidedraught unit, all others being downdraught; the DCD has a piston-type starter valve as opposed to a strangler choke; and so on. This is in contrast to most fuel injection systems, which provide fuel during short pulses of varying duration, with a constant rate of flow during each pulse. Chevrolet introduced a mechanical fuel injection option, made by General Motors' Rochester Products Division, for its 283 V8 engine in 1956 (1957 U.S. model year). The 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 Formula 1 racing car engine used Bosch direct injection derived from wartime aircraft engines. Built with, TOOLS TUNING AIDS TECH HELP ACCESSORIES, DGV/IDF/DCOE/DCNF/IDE-XE Float Leveling Instructions, Carburetor Setup and Lean Best Idle Adjustment, IDF/DCOE Adjustments Addendum to lean Best Idle, DCOE Interconnecting Linkage Installation Guide & Assembly, AIR FILTERS AIR HORNS AIR FILTER ADAPTER, 40 42 45 DCOE Made in Italy (Brass Float). Less than 300 miles have been added by the seller, and … In 1956, Lucas developed its injection system, which was first used for Jaguar racing cars at Le Mans. Started everytime. Since the early 1990s, almost all gasoline passenger cars sold in first world markets are equipped with electronic fuel injection (EFI). They are sold in what is referred to as a Weber Conversion kit. With only 110 on tap it was good for 0-60 in around 9 seconds; not fast by today’s means, but on par with a lot of cars, even V8s, of the same era. Make one last check of lean best (smoothest running position) idle on all mixture screws one last time. Maintaining the correct fuel pressure is done by a fuel pressure regulator. Fuel injection is gradually replacing carburetors in these nations too as they adopt emission regulations conceptually similar to those in force in Europe, Japan, Australia, and North America. Many of the carburetor's supporting components - such as the air cleaner, intake manifold, and fuel line routing - could be reused. The Bosch fuel injectors were placed into the bores on the cylinder wall used by the spark plugs in other Mercedes-Benz six-cylinder engines (the spark plugs were relocated to the cylinder head). Thanks, Larry [This is message #10527 by user ldha on Yahoo! But, the Cosworth package stretched the limits of the Vega’s engine block, and the 12.0:1 compression ratio caused it to crack. But, there were no real issues to deal with. They were unrefined and felt and sounded tinny, even if they weren’t. Phone: +44 118 984 2811 Fax: +44 118 984 1709 Open Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm Email: We specialise in this field and endeavour to be useful for you and your classic or sports car carburettor project. The following versions and sub-models of Chevrolet Vega Cosworth were available in 1975: 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega (man. [6] The full designation might be 40 DCOE 29, 45 DCOE 9, etc The TCM system is even more simple. Watch. Later, more mainstream applications of fuel injection favored the less-expensive indirect injection methods. Open-loop fuel injection systems had already improved cylinder-to-cylinder fuel distribution and engine operation over a wide temperature range, but did not offer further scope to sufficient control fuel/air mixtures, in order to further reduce exhaust emissions. EZGO 603580 RXV Carburetor Gasket for Kawasaki Engines. Pierce Manifolds Inc is also the world's largest manufacturer of intake manifolds for. Cosworth Vegas typically sold for around $900 below the price of a new Corvette. Unlike carburetor-based systems, where the float chamber provides a reservoir, fuel injected systems depend on an uninterrupted flow of fuel. Pennsylvania is all that needs to be said. [1] The company was established as Fabbrica Italiana Carburatori Weber in 1923 when Weber produced carburetors as part of a conversion kit for Fiats. For this test of the 1976 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega and 1976 Mercury Capri II, we were fortunate to find two superb cars, each owned by a marque expert. Auction update: this car was not sold with a high bid of $4,600. They are also supplied as high quality replacements for problematic OEM carburetors. This is a 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega and it’s in Reading, Pennsylvania. Think "Shooting Brake" Aston Martin or something of that ilk. 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