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 Post subject: Carb tops
PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2018 8:48 pm 
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found out today that my Carbs tops touch the bonnet,how much can I take off the tops safely. My Carbs are HS 8

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 Post subject: Re: Carb tops
PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2018 9:11 pm 
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If there the Jaguar HS8's with the low dash pots or the original ST HS8's they should not touch the bonnet ( but I believe some Jag carbs have a higher front dashpot ) , pics would help :D

Here is a post about HS8's from the past viewtopic.php?t=26252

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 Post subject: Re: Carb tops
PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:45 pm 
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I think they are HS8 carbs
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when the bonnet is closed they hit the bonnet frame,can i cut any more off,they look like some one has cut them before

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