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

To: Christopher Delling <>
Subject: Re: Smog-legal webers? (was Advice to newcomer..)
From: Susan and John Roper <>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 1998 15:09:09 -0500
Christopher Delling wrote:
> Hey Larry-
> Howse it goin?  Thought that I would stick my nose in here.  To update you, 
>my engine now goes like this:  18V motor, 18G head (non-smog), shaved 0.040".  
>Shallow dish early 18V pistons.  Lucas Eurospec dizzy, Crane ignition, Lucas 
>Sports Coil.  Weber DGV.  20 degrees advance @ 1000 RPM with vacuum advance 
>disconnected, K&N filter.  No flat spot.  Quick.
> BTW, thanks again for all the advice this past winter, it was a big help.
> Regards,
> Chris Delling
> -----Original Message-----
> From:   Unger, Larry G []
> Sent:   Monday, April 13, 1998 10:57 PM
> To:     'Charles & Peggy Robinson'; Bill Schooler
> Cc:     Susan and John Roper; Daniel Pruett; Brian Furgalus; 
> Subject:        RE: Smog-legal webers? (was Advice to newcomer..)
> Charley Robinson replied to Bill Schooler:
> > Have you ever run the Weber DGV yourself?  Have you
> > ever installed the setup to an engine?
> >
> > I have done both of the above.  I had no problem
> > installing the kit. I had no off-idle flat spot.
> Curious ... how far did you advance the ignition timing?
> Safety Fast! ...
> '61 MGA 1600 MkII
Hey Chris, what is your total advance? A lot of compression and advance
may give you the les than desirable "see-through" piston.  John

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