Tagged: Weber

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More GT shell work

Before I dive into the main part of this post here are the pictures of Marvin back on his Webber as promised yesterday, its not a cleaver and or good looking mount, but its functional and does the job for now, and that’s all that matters. Say it as one...

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Weber back Nikki gone

This evening I spent a few hours around a friends garage with a bucket of carbs, manifolds, gaskets and spanner, and re fitted the 28/36 Weber, as the Nikki twin choke is doing just that, choking the engine. We have rigged up a throttle link made of old bits and...

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Solex 1: Webber 0

Sounds like a football score but in fact its a change back to basics for Marvin. The Webber is great when giving the engine a hard time, and pulls like a train above 4000 rpm, but the tick over is terrible and it takes for ever to warm up. So...

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Saturday trips

Picked up Marvin this morning from Retropower, all finished… I now have Disc brakes and a roll bar…. So far so good, been on a road trip and started to bed the brakes in, softer than the drums for now, but once the disks are bedded in I shall go...

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Changing winds

I have changed my plans a little bit with Marvin, off has come the twin choke Webber as it was just jetted all wrong, lots of over fuel and terrible running. So for now its back to the single Solex 30iz in the short term, and at a alter date...

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Sunny Thursday

Collected Marvin from Retropower this morning, everything that could of been done in a day was done, so I now how tunes in the car! the alarm is finished off correctly and the Webber DCD is fitted and the car is running fine, not a lot more to say other...

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Weber DCD 28 / 36

I did a trial fit and run tonight of the Weber onto Marvin, good god to get the second choke to open it needs a big old rev! so for now its just the single choke you can hear. next door came out and sad had I bunged a 2000cc...

Sound and Sight

Time to tease people!!!! Another video due soon, but tappets are right noisy so and so’s its a little 😳 But I am sure you can forgive me for now… shall sort them out when rain stops washing the cars. Here is the other video… please it was a cold...

Weeks holiday

Marvin has gone on holiday for a week or so, and is staying with other Vauxhall’s at Retropower, hopefully by the end of the week Marvin will have a full new stainless steel exhaust system and manifold, designed to make the best of the engine. I doubt it will make...

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Marvins Engine

I did a quick rig up of the engine to Give people a sort of overview of how its going to look, the exhaust manifold will need sorting out, and making nice and shiny again, the carb needs a rebuild, but that’s what Marvin is going to have. The light...