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40 DFAV Weber carburettor

Started by metalstrawberry, 17 October 2011, 01:36 PM


I have a w116 1978 SEL has anyone replaced their carburettor? I have a  40 DFAV Weber carburettor off my V8 Rover I was thinking of using, the car runs on duel fuel.

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NOt sure what you mean by "replacing the carburettor".  If it is indeed an SEL, then it is fuel injected, and if it is indeed a 1978 model, then that will be Bosch K-jet.  K-jet injection is actually pretty simple and reliable.  I recommend you sort out its problems rather than try a carb conversion.

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