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Mikuni Carburettor Id Thread - Phh

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So just thought I'd share some tips on how to identify a 40mm carb vs 44mm carb.

 

1. 40mm carbs often have an extra retaining fastener on the bottom (front of the intake portion). Where as 44's are usually blank.

 

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2. Just by looking at the throttle plates you can often tell what size they are.

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3. Ideally the seller shows a photo of the throttle plate stamping, which will read 1.75inch (44mm) or 1.65inch (40mm). I tried to find a reference photos for 50's but couldn't see 1.

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Of course carbs have been messed around with over the years, taper bore etc.. so use this post as a guide but not the gospel. This is just what I've picked up hunting down carbs on various classified sites over the last year or so..

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On 12/21/2016 at 10:03 AM, gav240z said:

You're probably unlikely to encounter these in the wild given rarity. But these were fitted to the Toyota 2000GT MF10

Mikuni Solex 2 type N40 PHH

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Where they fitted to anything else? I picked up a pair of these on gumtree late last year. No sign of the third though..

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Yes I'm sure they were fitted to other cars, as I've seen a couple on Gumtree.com.au before and so there must have been another car that got them. I just don't know what car it was.

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