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Triumph Spitfire - Carburetter improvement
I am facing problems with a Stromberg single carb. set-up for a 1980 US Fed. anti-pollution junk carb. This carb. model was designed to pass emission test for the day of the sale but the next day it is another story. I remember in Canada we had these Firenza(read vauxhall) with such carb. and it lead some GM dealer near their end. Anyway, what is the best carb. subtitute for a 1500 Spit. An earlier twin SU or a Weber or...
Any suggestion will be appreciated...
|J. G. Catford|
|I don't know if I can offer any suggestions JG.|
I have dual SU HS carbs on my 68 Spitfire. I have been satisfied with them but I really haven't done any thing to them since I have had the car for over 29 years. I usually drive the car a couple of thousand km /year. However that has dropped the last 2 years because I rebuilt a 69 TR6 and am driving that a lot more. My son is driving the Spitfire.
Thus if you don't like the Stomberg single you might want to try the SU duals.
|Michael S. Petryschuk|
|Thank you Mike,|
You are right, as far I remember my MGB SU are almost trouble free.
In fact I had tought at that set-up, but the 1968 Spitfire is a 1200 cc engine. I suppose some needle modif. will be required. And this is my gray zone. Anyway all carburation modification will need some try and error.
|J. G. Catford|
This thread was discussed between 11/08/2006 and 13/08/2006
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