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Re: odd carb on MGB

To: "Kevin Brown" <>,
Subject: Re: odd carb on MGB
From: "teds" <>
Date: Wed, 5 May 1999 22:38:36 -0700
it may also be a simple carb and manifold from an austin marina, I have a
set right here,  1 3/4 inch SU.
the marina had an 18v block

----- Original Message -----
From: Kevin Brown <>
To: Don Walton <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 1999 3:43 PM
Subject: Re: odd carb on MGB

> The only single SU carb 'Bs that I know about were ones where an after
> 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
> > 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
> > with a carb setup I had never seen before.  This car had a single SU
> > there was supposed to be a Stromberg.  I was not able to delve too
> > 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
> > 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
> > find out more about it.  By the way, I hate SU fuel pumps.   Don Walton
> > 77 74 73 B's

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