Chinese Carburettor

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Chinese Carburettor

Post by LeakySunroof » Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:42 pm

Currently on my third used Pierburg 2e2, none have been any good. Auto engineer across the road who races old Morris cars suggests Chinese components will be alright, even if doesn't last long.

Thoughts?



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Re: Chinese Carburettor

Post by chopperoli » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:59 pm

Which Chinese carb do you mean?

Weber DMTL's are now Spanish made, unless you can find an old Italian made DMTR which are superior.



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Re: Chinese Carburettor

Post by the edmundator » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:21 pm

Gower and Lee can get all the relevant parts to maintain your Pierberg. http://www.gowerlee.dircon.co.uk

If you’re keen to replace altogether with a Weber 32/34 DMTL (it’s easier to maintain but it won’t give you any more power or fuel efficiency) then these are readily available new and used.


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Re: Chinese Carburettor

Post by LeakySunroof » Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:46 pm

Brill, lots to digest. Thanks



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Re: Chinese Carburettor

Post by scirocco_ne » Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:28 am

I wouldn't trust any chinese knock off parts.

They are awful from personal experience unless its a really easy part too hard for them to screw up.

As a toolmaker/ aero engineer by trade i would like to think i have a good nose for spotting poorly manufactured parts.

Mick