SU Carbs 101

1967 Jaguar E-Type Intake

1967 Jaguar E-Type Intake

Ran across this SU Carburetor rundown on Facebook and it’s a great primer by Carl Heideman for Classic Motorsports:

Hot tip on tuning:

However, before the carbs are touched, ignition dwell and timing must first be correct. It’s a good idea to ensure valve clearances are correct as well. A quick check for vacuum leaks is next, and only once this is done is it time to move on to the carburetors.

1 Comment to SU Carbs 101

  1. Ron Wiley says:

    Looking for the primer seal on my SU carb on my Harley

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