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Re: Which Weber Carb?
My $.02 is if you are even thinking about doing any engine mods in the future, get the 38. If you plan on leaving your 258 completely stock, get the 32/36.
I have had my Weber 38 on my mostly stock motor for over 10 years now and it has always been a dependable, powerful unit. I recently swapped to a HEI distributer, and with those 2 changes the 258 really comes alive.
I was origanly going to get a different cam soon after buying my carb, and that's the main reason I went with the 38, but to be honest, I have no complaints with my current setup. The only "problem" I had to cure was it's tendancy to go rich in *very* extreme angles, but lowering the float level 1/4" or so seems to have cured it. Others have reported success with using a fuel pressure regulator set to 3-5 psi.
Bob in Ma