I've been at this a long, long time. In fact, nobody else building V8 Weber carburetion systems today has been doing it as long, or has built as many. Other sources offer similar products that may look the same, and some are temptingly cheaper, but with Weber carburetion, you'll get what you pay for. Pay now or pay later. The real value is in what you can't see...experience.
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"WHY ARE THERE TWO "INGLESE" COMPANIES?"
If you already bought a Weber carburetion system from somebody else and were disappointed, I'll correct it for you. But first, your punishment is to watch this video by clicking the link below...
Some background information...
If you're curious about Weber carburetion or thinking of putting them on your car, then as they say...."this is the place". The answers are here.
Aside from reliable information, you'll find this site offers the world's largest selection of Weber V8 systems and other application-specific parts for Weber conversions on V8's...from hot rods to GT40's. I've been doing this most of my life.
Most likely, what you've heard about Weber carburetors has been confusing....some good; some bad. Some people say they work great...others will tell you Weber carburetors are nothing but trouble. There are plenty of people willing to provide input, but the value of any information is only as good as the source.
On this website, there is honest information about Weber carburetors. With over 30 years hands-on experience building and tuning Weber carburetion for V8's (many years on original Cobras), I'm going to share the facts about these unique carburetors with you, and you're going to be a lot smarter when you leave. Rule #1: Forget whatever else you've heard.
If you're thinking of becoming a customer, you should know that I build every Weber carburetion system to order, each one matched to the engine and vehicle it's intended for. There are no carburetion systems finished and sitting on the shelf. This site offers more V8 applications and related accessories than any other source in the world, so if you're planning on putting Webers on a V8, this is the only website of its kind, and no other site will provide the information you'll find here.
The questions I've heard most over the past 30+ years are answered on the Common Questions page, but if you have any new ones, feel free to call or email me. If you email, you'll usually hear back from me on the same day...usually within hours. I check emails several times a day and I answer everybody. And when you call, I'm the one who answers the phone.
As an educated buyer, you should know the following:
I don’t compete with anyone on price, so please don't ask for "my best deal", because doing what I do, the way I do it, is much more labor-intensive than the way anybody else does it. It takes me 12-15 hours to build a Weber 4-carb system, and much of that time is spent on the inside of the carburetors where nobody can even see it...which is too bad. Assembling the linkage takes at least two hours to set-up and adjust. That's because final inspection and testing of the linkage on the bench might reveal a problem that requires me to take the whole unit completely apart again. It happens, even to the best of us.
No carburetion system gets my label or is packed in a box until I’m satisfied it’s 100% right and ready for startup. All the carburetors are pre-adjusted on the bench BY ME and are set to idle, so when you start the engine, it will be close. If it's a new engine, you can take it right to 2000 rpm's to break in your cam; no problem. My nine-page instruction manual takes you right through the setup process, from gas pedal adjustment to fuel pressure to ignition timing. This manual is not for sale; it only comes with the carburetion units I sell, so please do not ask to buy one. No exceptions.
My personal support to you is ongoing after the sale, at no cost to you. You'll have my cell phone number. When you buy from me, it's like becoming a member of the family. I provide unlimited free support to all of my customers, until your carburetion system runs perfectly (email the "other guy" advertising a Weber setup and ask him about his experience. Also, be sure to ask what he provides for an instruction manual, and find out about his support policy after the sale, both on the phone and by email. Tell him you'll need his cell phone number and his personal guarantee that he will respond to your emails within only a few hours, day or night). In fact, tell anybody else selling Weber carburetion systems that you expect that. Of course, they will laugh at you and think you're nuts. I'm sure they think I'm nuts. I usually check emails for the last time at 8 pm.
If you already bought it somewhere else and need me for help, I will help you; I'll even send you whatever parts might solve the problem, but...(this is a big BUT)... I will not know what you really have there, because I was not inside those carburetors myself. If they were not prepped properly on the bench to start with, no amount of re-jetting is going to help. Jetting cannot compensate for incorrect preparation (Weber carburetors cannot be installed “right out of the box”; each one requires complete disassembly and internal setup). You may have to disassemble the unit and all 4 carburetors. Or, you may end up shipping it here, which is common. That could be before, or after, you get it running.
If you have to take it back off the car after it's been running, it starts becoming a nightmare (for you, not me). If you remove it off the car, it has to be packed and shipped here.
So, while you may save some money up front buying one of these systems somewhere else, you're a bit of a gambler. You might very well end up spending the difference (or more) in parts and shipping, not to mention the aggrevation of being without the use of the car. Reworks take several weeks to cycle through here because there are always jobs in process ahead of them.
In the end, just remember, there’s no free lunch.
There's a lot of confusion about INGLESE INDUCTION SYSTEMS vs. JIM INGLESE. I'm really sorry about this. They're actually two separate companies that are in no way connected. So, how can this be?
INGLESE INDUCTION SYSTEMS was my original company; I sold it a long time ago. It's now owned by Comp Cams in Tennessee, and our companies are not connected. That company claims to be the oldest Weber carburetion company, and they're right...it's the oldest name. But I started that company, with that (my) name. So, I am the founder of BOTH companies, but I only operate this one. The only thing that's important is...you're on the right website.
Note that I use my full name, JIM INGLESE Weber Carburetion. All carburetion systems built here also have a "signature" label on them, shown below. If this label is not on the front carburetor, it didn't come from my shop.
I felt it was necessary to address the ongoing confusion about the two "Inglese" companies and I hope this has helped. Please come in and have a look around. I promise, you're going to REALLY enjoy this website.
"It is not always possible to redo the work we have done negligently. It's best to do things well now."