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Triumph Spitfire - twin SU's for 1500 Spit
|Bought my first spit a few months ago. would like to replace the single carb with a twin SU set up. Anyone know what other models I can use for doner parts ( rumor has it that mg midgets intake manifolds and carbs fit???|
|Triumph 1500 engines were shared with the 1500 MG Midget, so yes, if an inlet manifold can be sourced from one of these cars then go for it.|
What is the second hand parts availability in your part of the world?
|Spitfires and Midgets with the 1500 Triumph motor were imported into North America with a single Stromberg carb. While in the UK the 1500 motor came with twin SU's from the factory. So you can either|
try to import a used carb/intake set up from the UK or try to look around locally here in N.A. Apparently
switching to twin SUs makes a big difference. I believe there is a guy in Ottawa who has a few sets of these carbs/intakes for sale.
This thread was discussed on 31/08/2000
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