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Re: 79B dual carb conversion -- which type of carb?

To: Scott Bonacker <>
Subject: Re: 79B dual carb conversion -- which type of carb?
From: "Paul T. Root" <>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 13:59:07 -0600
It's truly easy. The biggest things to have to worry about
are sticky pistons, leaky throttle shafts and frozen bolts on
the manifold.

Scott Bonacker wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Keith G.
>> Sent: Monday, February 13, 2006 11:30 AM
>>> All I can say is that I changed out
>>> the ZS carb from my 76 to HIF's and a friend described the 
>> change as 
>>> going from a motorcycle to a mild sports car.
>>> Do it. You'll be happy.
>> That's some nice encouragement!
>>> At 11:32 AM 2/13/2006 -0500, Keith G. wrote:
>>>> I'm considering a dual-carb conversion for my '79 B, and I was
>>>> wondering:  Which type of carb is better, SU or HIF?  Or is there 
>>>> much of a difference?
> I've been told several times that I should do the conversion on my '77.
> Based on what I've seen at
> it is doable, but it is
> best to be prepared for some of the complexities.
> Scott Bonacker
> '77RBB

Paul Root
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