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Offline 3929R

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Re: Finally a Formal Hello from TCS 4397R
« Reply #15 on: Tuesday,November 27, 2012, 03:16:45 PM »
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Hope it went well at the shop.
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Re: Finally a Formal Hello from TCS 4397R
« Reply #16 on: Wednesday,November 28, 2012, 03:39:29 PM »
Lotus Joe,
you went from a Weber 32/36 DGV to the 38/38 DGAS? and a big difference? That would be easier than adapting the SK carb setup.
I did go to the British shop. They directed me to the machine shop that does their work. There was a older Lotus 7 in the window. Hmmm.... My kinda place.
Just talked with them a bit. I've got all the valve cover and carb studs out of head and completely dissambled the engine. Need to have both cleaned at a local shop. Then carry all the bits back for evaluation.

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Re: Finally a Formal Hello from TCS 4397R
« Reply #17 on: Thursday,November 29, 2012, 10:20:49 AM »
I ran a progressive on both a 914 Porsche and BMW 2002. I switched both cars to the 38/38 synchronous and they were like different cars. I think it is a economical upgrade.  The 38/38 is the standard racing carburetor  for the BMW 2002. Easily tuned and you already have the manifold for it. Although I think it would have been better to rotate the carb 90 degrees so that each barrel is better aligned with the intake runners, but with the progressive carb the plenum orientation might be better. I wouldn't let that stop me from trying the 38/38.
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Re: Finally a Formal Hello from TCS 4397R
« Reply #18 on: Thursday,November 29, 2012, 04:49:58 PM »
Thanks for the input Lotus Joe. It's something to consider. Another item to search for on ebay....