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Re: Smog-legal webers? (was Advice to newcomer..)

To: Daniel Pruett <>
Subject: Re: Smog-legal webers? (was Advice to newcomer..)
From: Susan and John Roper <>
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 1998 13:25:37 -0500
Daniel Pruett wrote:
> Brian Furgalus wrote:
> > I was reading through the responses of you wonderful people to my
> > origional enquiry anout the B, and the comment about the Weber DGV
> > caught my attention.  How does one go about passing emissions with one
> > of those things installed?  I've heard that raising the compression,
> > adding mild cam, and adding a weber is the best way to get performance
> > from the MGB, but I didn't know it was smog legal.  What components must
> > be installed?  Is a catalytic converter required?  Thanks.Leaning
> > towards RBB.
>   I can tell you that unless you live in California, for my 1977 B, a cat
> was not needed.  Thats what the old boy at the smog shop said to me anyway
> as he laughed and told me I failed miserably.  ;-)
> Daniel Pruett
> Camp Pendleton, CA
> 1977 MGB  <--my favorite headache
> --
> "The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher
> regard those that think alike than those who think differently."
Brian, Be careful re the weber.  A good set of SU's will perform and run
as well or better.  Folks get confused with the DCO series side draft
weber, a high performance carb.  John

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