Recently, I’ve rebuilt a couple pairs of HD-6s from 1959-1962 Jaguar XK 150s. These carburetors present some unique challenges that I would like to discuss. Advertisements
Today (Sept 1, 2016) I received the following e-mail (below the row of xxx’s) from “firstname.lastname@example.org” regarding a post that had just been made to this thread: http://www.mgexp.com/phorum/read.php?1,2566009,3345754#msg-3345754
Today I will discuss tuning of SU carburetors. Tuning includes mixture adjustment, idle speed adjustment, and synchronization. It is assumed that your carbs have been properly rebuilt and the jets centered; if not, stop here, because your carbs are likely … Continue reading
I am frequently asked what oil to use in SU dashpots. To me, the answer is clear: Use Mobil 1 15W-50; nothing else works as well. Nothing.
Today’s post is about my recent rebuild of a pair of H-6 carburetors from a Triumph TR3B. Again, the primary purpose of this blog is to teach people about their SUs and to show the types of problems that are … Continue reading
Reference: http://www.mgexp.com/phorum/read.php?1,2566009 (The above reference was added 3/10/2014 in the interest of fairness and to provide access to negative comments about this blog.) Today’s post describes a recent rebuild on a pair of SU Type H-4 carburetors. Although most Type … Continue reading
Today I’d like to discuss a pair of HS-4 carburetors that I just rebuilt for a 1965 MGB.