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H1 Carbs & Manifold.

 

 

Possibly one of the most striking Mini tuning accessories ever produced, the Alexander H1 (1 1/8") conversion for the 848cc Mini really "Looks" the part. The amazing thing about these tiny little carbs is that they deliver too!

 

 

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Although smaller than the standard fitment HS2 (1 1/4") carb these carbs. when used in conjunction with this fantastic finned manifold give a massive increase in both torque and power, just check out the specifications on the last page.

 

 

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Using the standard SU "Z" spring connections these carbs proved to be a real go faster goody. As with the similar Downton units they were originally designed for fitment to the small bore Austin Healey Sprites but proved just as successful on the smallest of all Minis. There are a few Minis still in circulation that are using this type of carb, either in conjunction with a larger 295 type cylinder head or offset rockers. My personal preference is for the rockers as using the 295 head can cause flat spots due to the comparatively large size of the inlet valves compared to the ports and venturi of the carb. Retaining the original 623, 850 cylinder head is also more "in keeping with the original specification.