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    66 Austin 1100 Carbs

    Back in the day I owned an Austin 1100 that had dual SU's. Some people tell me that a PO must have added the extra carb because they did not come from that way from the factory? Were dual carbs an option for the North American market in that era?

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    Re: 66 Austin 1100 Carbs
    Really starts out with twin cabs came with 1300 engines, but then WAY down:

    "2 October 1962 - United Kingdom: Launch of the MG 1100 four-door saloon in Britain. Like the Morris 1100, the two-door saloon was reserved for export only. The MG 1100 had a more powerful 55 bhp (41 kW) twin carburettor version of the A Series engine and a more luxurious interior."

    This article lumps Morris, MG, Austin, Riley, Wolseley, Vanden Plas Princess all sort of together.

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