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    Hey Classic Z,

    I am wondering if anyone has dealt with this company before. Please let me know if you have.

    Thank you,

    Greg Ira

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    My thoughts are that Z Therapy would probably have any Hitachi specific parts needed (except for floats).
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    Do you know any good Z racers in your area? The good ones can help you out with the carbs. lol Just messing with you.

    I sent a text to my brother to see what he knows. He knows a lot of the British car guys.

    Are you interested in just that company or are looking for an SU expert? I know that my brother does know an SU expert and has had him come to Carlisle to speak.

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    Joe Curto is the guy my brother has had come to Carlisle to do seminars on the SU carbs. Here's his site: JOE CURTO, INC.

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    Greg, I have a couple of ideas for tuning SU's and customizing needles that I can share with you in confidence. PM me and I'll share the ideas. I was thinking of you and your racing when I thought of them. Captain Obvious (on this forum) can also help as he is a great machinist and knows one of these ideas.
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    Guys,

    I guess I should have clarified the reason for my post. I bought some 2" SU's from this company (SUCarbs.com) about 8 weeks ago and have not seen them yet. His responses to my inquiries are short and kryptic to say the least. I am worried that I won't get what I paid for.

    I know of Joe Curto. He certainly knows his SU's.

    Thanks,

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    Quote Originally Posted by cbuczesk View Post
    Do you know any good Z racers in your area? The good ones can help you out with the carbs. lol Just messing with you.

    I sent a text to my brother to see what he knows. He knows a lot of the British car guys.

    Are you interested in just that company or are looking for an SU expert? I know that my brother does know an SU expert and has had him come to Carlisle to speak.

    Chuck

    Chuck,

    Yeah, you're killing me. You have quite a collection. We are able to tune our race cars pretty good. I mean the butterfly is very rarely not slammed wide open, so it's not that hard to get right I suppose.

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by gira View Post
    Guys,

    I guess I should have clarified the reason for my post. I bought some 2" SU's from this company (SUCarbs.com) about 8 weeks ago and have not seen them yet. His responses to my inquiries are short and kryptic to say the least. I am worried that I won't get what I paid for.

    I know of Joe Curto. He certainly knows his SU's.

    Thanks,

    Greg
    Apparently Dana Britton, the owner, claims on his website that you'll have your carbs back in about 10 days. If you haven't heard from him (you say 8 weeks) sounds like a serious problem. Do you have more details to share? Did you already pay for the carbs? Were you having your original SU's rebuilt? Who exactly did you speak to or email?

    Please PM me as well if I can help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gira View Post
    Yeah, you're killing me. You have quite a collection. We are able to tune our race cars pretty good. I mean the butterfly is very rarely not slammed wide open, so it's not that hard to get right I suppose.

    Thanks. I love my Datsuns! I also have a BMW 2002tii, 2002 turbo, Pantera, supercharged Lotus Elise and V-code Road Runner. Now how do you feel? lol

    Anyway, sounds like something isn't right at SUCarbs. Do we have any members near Wichita?

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    Now I have Pantera envy...

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    Quote Originally Posted by cbuczesk View Post
    Thanks. I love my Datsuns! I also have a BMW 2002tii, 2002 turbo, Pantera, supercharged Lotus Elise and V-code Road Runner. Now how do you feel? lol

    Anyway, sounds like something isn't right at SUCarbs. Do we have any members near Wichita?

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