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Re: Carburetion

To: "Scott Bonacker" <>
Subject: Re: Carburetion
From: Paul Root <>
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 14:25:42 -0500
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  
> have
> 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.
> Thanks,
> Scott Bonacker
> 1977RBB

Paul Root

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