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Having recently acquired a couple more bits of inlet manifold, it seemed sensible to do a proper comparison to show how much space is taken up by each.

It it also a chance to show off the new throttle body from Bill Shurvinton, a friend from the UK Megasquirt community who supplies MS kits & other goodies.


Rover - from flapper system.

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Rover Thor.

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Old scummy twin Strombergs - almost identical to twin SU.

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Ooo, a rather nice looking 4 barrel throttle body appearing in the UK. Which should reduce Dorisses bulge a bit :-)

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The carb is only wedged at this angle until I get the manifold spacer modified.

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Slightly undersized K&N filter .

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Or maybe keep the std Mini look ;-)

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The 3 EFI systems side by side.

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View from the ends to show their respective heights.

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Potential for a cheap bug catcher?

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But remember to eat the chocolate orange bits first !

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More pictures of the 4 barrel throttle body  and accessories





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