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Re: odd carb on MGB

To: Don Walton <>
Subject: Re: odd carb on MGB
From: Kevin Brown <>
Date: Wed, 05 May 1999 17:43:10 -0500
The only single SU carb 'Bs that I know about were ones where an after market
turbocharger kit had been added.  These had a single SU carb mounted upstream of
the turbocharger.  I think that the company that made the kits in the early 80s
was called Rayjay or something like that.

Kevin Brown  '64 MGB  '71 MGB
Odessa, MO

Don Walton wrote:

> Went to look at two wrecked B's yesterday, the fewlly said he had an 80 and
> a 75.  One of them rolled and the other which had been kissed by a large
> tree.  I went thinking that the 80 was an LE but it turned out to be a 78
> with a carb setup I had never seen before.  This car had a single SU where
> there was supposed to be a Stromberg.  I was not able to delve too deeply
> into the thing as it was starting to get dark.  Have I missed something?
> This has sparked my interest, Have any of you done or seen this done? I have
> only heard people say they wish that MG had done this instead of using a
> Z-S.  I don't know if this was an HS or HIF.  If anyone is interested I can
> find out more about it.  By the way, I hate SU fuel pumps.   Don Walton
> 77 74 73 B's

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