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Old August 31st, 2013, 02:58 PM
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Carburetor question

My '83 110 is on its way here from Germany. In order to get it imported, I needed to swap out the 200 TDi that the previous owner installed, in order to bring it back to original specs. Unfortunately, the carburetor on the installed engine (a 3.5L Rover V8) is no good. Once it gets here to VA, I will need to install a new one. I have a few questions that I know you guys will be able to help me out with:
1) how do I identify what type/model/etc of carburetor I need?
2) what are the best places to look for a replacement carburetor once I know what I need?

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Old August 31st, 2013, 03:25 PM
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I would just have them rebuilt.
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Old August 31st, 2013, 03:30 PM
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My 110 has a holley carb and a edelbrock intake for a 215 buick works great. Or like Jimmy said just have the stock SU's rebuilt.
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Old August 31st, 2013, 04:49 PM
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Option 1 Rebuild - got it. I'll have to look into costs

Option 2 Holley Carb - how do I know which model to get?
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Old August 31st, 2013, 05:28 PM
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My '83 110 is on its way here from Germany... the carburetor on the 3.5L Rover V8 is no good.
1) how do I identify what type/model/etc of carburetor I need?
Suggest you buy the appropriate workshop manual and parts list so you at least know what you are looking at. Then once you know what you have, then you can decide how to fix or replace it.

You wouldn't what to try a chain saw on a steel pole or a cutting torch on a tree.
You need to know what it is your dealing with before you try and formulate your plan.
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Old August 31st, 2013, 08:51 PM
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Get an edelbrock intake for a Buick 215. Then put a edelbrock performer 1404 on top of it. It will run great .... And not look anything like factory. Who knows what the customs boys will think of it.

Keep the old carbs on it until it is well inside America.
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