The SU Carburettor High Performance Manual

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Did you know that SUs can give almost as much performance as Webers & Dellortos? Here’s an expert guide to building and modifying SU carburettors to suit high-performance applications. Includes re-profiling needles and how to ‘jet’ SUs for almost any application.


This book is for those people who wish to tune SU carburettors themselves, irrespective of how many carburettors there are on the engine or what type of engine it is. This book explains how to set up carburettors and choose, or even modify, needles for any application, and how to test the engine to make sure that the induction system is tuned for optimum performance.

About the author

Hailing originally from New Zealand, Des Hammill is a professional engineer with many years of practical experience of building race winning engines and solving technical problems. The author of several books in the SpeedPro series, Des writes in an easy to understand manner and gives step-by-step guidance. Des also takes his own photographs and creates his own line drawings.

eBook details

eISBN: 978-1-787112-20-9 • eV number: eV5220 • Published: August 2017 • Language: English • Digital edition: First Digital Edition. Base eBook price: £14.99 / $16.99 / €17.99 (vendors may set their own prices, so actual prices may vary).
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Original book info

V5168 • Paperback • 25x20.7cm • £19.99 • 96 pages • 80 colour and b&w pictures • ISBN: 978-1-787111-68-4 • UPC: 6-36847-01168-0. Price subject to change, P&P extra.

The SU Carburettor High Performance Manual

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