Jump to content
mark little

What Carbs On A Xflow

Recommended Posts

being a newbie builder can anyone give me advice on which carbs work best on a 1600 cross flow engine. I've got the standard carbs, twin choke webbers, some Italian carbs that look like twin 40's but are'nt dellorto and also a couple of spare sets of R6 bike carbs off my racing buggy, one set jetted and the other standard. I have inlet manifolds for the standard,twin choke and Italian carbs, and I see from one of the ads a manifold for the bike carbs is'nt a problem.

 

 

cheers Mark

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I agree with CMA, I had a Sylva Striker with a 1600 X-Flow engine and tried twin 40's on it and found them a right pain in the arse. The car ran far better on the original twin choke weber than it ever did on the 40's.

 

Never tried the bike carb route but I do fancy the idea for my 2.0 Pinto'd Exmo

 

I also hear that Bogg Bros are THE place to go for a manifold

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Agree

Boggs look nice but you are paying a lot for polish

GBS is the budget option but works just as well

DanST is a good mid range and will build to your carbs

Xflow a can use the smaller cheaper bike carbs as inlet ports are much smaller than the Pinto

32mm Vs 38mm

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...