BOI Performance is now catering for S.U Carburettor’s with the view of tuning on the Dyno/Rolling road.
We have a very good range of needles, dash pot oil and service kits Etc.
The SU Carburettor’s we are currently tuning on the rolling road are British and Australian classic cars, fast road cars and race & rally
This is as a result of the Fuels we have today; you need to re-tune you'r older engines to suit to days modern fuels.
SU carburettors were a brand of carburettor of the sidedraught constant depression type. A handful of downdraught variants were used on some pre-war cars.
SU was named for Skinners Union, the business that produced them. Skinners Union was founded in 1905 by brothers George and Thomas Skinner on Euston Road, London,[citation
needed])The business having been acquired in 1926 by W. R. Morris they were widely used in his Morris and MG products and other British (Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Rover, Riley, Austin,
Jaguar, Triumph) and Swedish (Volvo, Saab 99) automobiles for much of the twentieth century. Originally designed and patented by George Herbert Skinner in 1905, they remained on production cars
through to 1993 in the Mini and the Maestro by which time they had become part of the Rover Group. They are now manufactured by Burlen Fuel Systems Limited mainly for the classic car market. Hitachi
also built carburettors based on the SU design which were used on the Datsun 240Z, Datsun 260Z and other Datsun Cars. While these appear the same, only their needles are interchangeable.[citation
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