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weber carbs

Post by henryswaffer » Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:37 pm

hi new to forum and just brought a scirocco gt2. (EX engine code)
thinking of putting different carburettor on something like weber carb, has any one done this, if so what type would you recommend and what if any modifications need to be made or parts changed. Don't want to spend more than £300 on carb.

Also are there any other mods worth doing for track days.


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Re: weber carbs

Post by mark1gls » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:09 pm

Welcome henryswaffer, no performance benefits in fitting a Weber carb over the Pierburg 2e2 carb, the main benefit in fitting a Weber is they are simple carbs to set up and tune. The Pierburg carb is tricky to work on and finding someone who can set them is getting hard now.

The Weber carb comes as a kit and you can use your existing air box etc, just make sure you have the bracket and some sort of clamp at the front of the air box or you find the rubber gasket underneath the carb breaks/splits.

Why do you want to change the carb which is on the car and is the Pierburg 2e2 fitted to the car?

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Re: weber carbs

Post by unknownmale » Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:48 pm

I have a weber i'd part with for £100 if you wanted one. You'd need to buy a choke cable though

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Re: weber carbs

Post by james butler » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:50 pm

if your using it for track days then yeah i would agree change the pier burg for a weber and unknown males offer is very reasonable!
other mods i would do is change to an electric fuel pump and get yourself a good suspension kit.
make sure theres no rust in the filler neck and fuel tank, rust is a webers worst nightmare as the smallest bit will block a jet.
don't be fooled thinking the fuel filter will save it either as for some reason it still manages to get through so be prepared to fit a new fuel tank and fill neck if corroded.
dreadnought customs do new filler necks for £150 speak to essextom
fuel tanks can be had from various places from between £120-150

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