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Post Post subject: weber style progressive carbs
Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2011 04:53 PM
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in reading the forums, I get the feeling most do not think much of the progressive carb ( single carb set up) on a VW,
whats the reasoning behind this? on our street car (73 superbeetle) has stock carb, but looking to improve perf and mileage, has 009 , plans are to add exhaust, thought about carb improvement,
I'll listen to all who comment.
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Post Post subject: Re: weber style progressive carbs
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Weber progressive carbs are hit and miss. Some work, MOST dont. The castings are poor quality and they develope internal vacuum leaks that are non repairable.

If you want a great carb improvement, look for a used Dellorto 36 and manifold. Excellent reliable carb, and you can find them for about $150 if you look.


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Post Post subject: Re: weber style progressive carbs
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thanks
I'll look around .
I have a 40 weber, but thought it was to big for 1600.


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