Most who dis-regard the Weber say that it's an economy carb not
It will be better than the ZS.
A properly rebuilt set of SUs require little maintenance.
Apparently, the next issue of Classic Motorsports will have a comparison
of the DGV and SU setups on a 'B.
On Aug 30, 2006, at 2:52 PM, Scott Bonacker wrote:
> I've been planning for a carburetor upgrade on my '77 B car from the
> original single ZS, looking at the information available on the
> internet and
> finally bought the book on power tuning.
> The downdraft Weber was looking pretty attractive because of what I
> read about the need to maintain and occasionally rebuild the SU's,
> but the
> power tuning book doesn't even mention the downdraft Weber, and only
> mentions the sidedrafts in the context of racing.
> There may be a compare and contact between Su and Weber carburetors
> that I
> haven't seen, so any suggestions and/or links would be appreciated.
> Scott Bonacker