Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 21:07:44 -0000
From: "**-**" <m.faulksnopsamternet.com>
Subject: Re: Classic 900 carburetor engines


"chris" <chrisnopsamail.com> wrote in message news:ZXrzb.1225$Dh5.1122nopsamfep4-winn.server.ntli.net... > > "Paul Halliday" <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk> wrote in message > news:BBF166B6.B69C%pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk... > > 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? > > > II've had a few carb 99's, they went well enough, the single stromberg > giving quite reasonable performance and 100+mph if I pushed it :-) > > I did drive a 100bhp single carb 900 but the extra weight and PAS load made > it quite sluggish...Forget twin strombergs... they go out of tune and only > gain 8hp > > Or fit twin webbers like a mate did, (he had the rocking horse sh** > manifold, the sod...) If anyone needs a manifold to mount webers or TB's to a B202/212 head let me know I've just had a look and its not hard to make one up. Matt >he performance was even better than injection and > great sound.... > > Even better, forget 900's and find an old 99 and drop in a 16V...... > >

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