[ROVERNET - UK] Eimination of the AED on a P6B ??

Slatskars slatskars at comcast.net
Tue Nov 20 05:50:09 GMT 2007

SU's are great carb's. Very simple and straight forward once properly setup. 
I would stick with them. A manual choke is relatively simple. You basically 
just want to pull down on the jet assembly, pulling it away from the needles 
to enrich them.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "phing" <phing at videotron.ca>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Monday, November 19, 2007 8:43 PM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Eimination of the AED on a P6B ??

> Hi
> I'm starting the Rip Van Winkle Revival project by cleaning out the carbs 
> and fuel system . The primary objective ,diversion of the majority of the 
> fuel flow from the vapour recovery systems into the engine has been 
> achieved by re-opening the carburetor needle valves, flushing the float 
> chambers  and freeing up the floats .After reading the shop manual I have 
> concluded that the AED seems to be complex way to manage a cold start 
> .Assuming no environmental constraints , is it possible to junk the whole 
> system and install a conventional choke on one or both of the standard SU 
> carbs on a  NADA spec 1970 P6B 3500S ?,
> Or would it be easier simply to junk the SUs and fit a honking great 
> American carb and inlet manifolding ?
> All advice would be most welcome
> Cheers
> Patrick
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