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Re: SU substitutions

To: Larry Colen <>
Subject: Re: SU substitutions
From: Bud Krueger <>
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 1999 22:22:50 -0800

   The first name that comes to my mind is that of our own Lawrie Alexander.  He
performed magic on my ancient, mixmatched set of HS4's.  It wouldn't surprise me
to learn that he has some HS6's.

Bud Krueger
77MGB (110 miles/day)

Larry Colen wrote:

> My HS4s are playing the leaky throttle shaft game.  I think
> that if/when I replace them I'd like to go up to HS6's. I'm
> willing to sacrifice a little bottom end for the better top
> end breathing.
> First of all, does anybody have an 1 3/4" SU manifold for
> an MGB that they'd be willing to part with for a reasonable
> price?
> Second of all, are there any HS6 clones that are superior
> in performance or durability to the original SUs?  Specifically,
> are the Hitachi's on Z cars any better?  What cars in junk yards
> would be good donor cars for carbs, or where should I go for
> a new set?  Who does a good job of rebushing SUs?
> For that matter, does anyone have a set that they'd be willing to part
> with cheap?
>    Larry
> --
>  Rome did not create a great empire by having meetings; they did it by
> killing all those who opposed them.

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