View Full Version : what do the numbers on carbs mean?

24-03-2005, 09:43 PM
you know the numbers on or of carbs 28, or 30, or 32, 40 etc

what do they mean?

25-03-2005, 05:43 AM
generally the throat size

a 32/36 will have primary barrel of 32mm and a secodary 36mm

drla 36 have 2 barrels on each carb of 36 each

kadron 40's i'm sure you can guess..

26-03-2005, 10:50 PM
the bigger the better?

or the bigger the more power/ feul consumption :D

what the fu..............solex 40 pdsit?

would this explaine 70mph + from a split on std 'box and red' boxes but in return 17 mpg! :oops:

27-03-2005, 07:06 AM
one solex 40 or 2?

you have to match to what you require...the bigger the more power potential at the expense of torque, but it gets complicated cos you can change the innards to make em smaller - kind of...

27-03-2005, 09:39 AM
twins, a standatd equipment fitting on these 127 military motors :shock: :?

27-03-2005, 11:56 AM
sounds like the equiv of a set of kadrons