Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2003 22:52:04 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <>
Subject: Re: Classic 900 carburetor engines

in article bqgfql$22l5g6$, **-** at wrote on 01/12/2003 22:37: > > "Paul Halliday" <> wrote in message > >> Okay, a hundred break off a single SU carb. >> >> I'm feeling the need for some old-fashioned carburetor goodness and have > the >> possibility to buy one of these beasts. What's the tuning possibilities on >> one of these things? How loud do they bark at WOT? :) >> >> Has anyone tried a twin carb setup? What about Webers? My googling has > drawn >> a blank, so I hope there are some people here who know. >> >> I'll give a packet of crisps to anyone who can help me out, >> >> Paul <----- What, who, when, where, why and with whom? >> >> 1989 900 Turbo S >> > > Get a bargain basement 900i 16V, dump the LH-Jet/Lucas and pop some choked > down twin 45's on. Run with the classic tea strainer filters and enjoy the > musical ;-). Duh! Didn't think of that. I'd need a flat nose donor for the bumpers - it wouldn't look right with a slope nose. My T8 howls like a mourning ghost and grumbles like an old Airedale terrier when you try to take your shoe away from it! I want more *BARK* :) > Failing that get a twin carbed version as the singles really are just too > slow. Yeah. Surely I can just chop the single carb off and go for a pair. Or, I could just go for the Triumph GT6 and be done with it :) 'cept it wouldn't be a 900 :( Good idea about the 900i. I'll do some thinking. Paul 1989 900 Turbo S

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