EMPI Dual VW Carburetor Kit - 44 HPMX - Type 3 Dual Port

EMPI Dual VW Carburetor Kit - 44 HPMX - Type 3 Dual Port
Part Number: 47-7342

$829.95 $788.45
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Product Description

The EMPI 44HPMX Dual Carburetor Kit carburetors are test run as a pair, set for left and right sides, and they come with the float levels checked and set. The dual carb kits include aluminum hexbar linkage, chrome air cleaner assemblies, a coil relocation bracket and installation hardware. The dual carb kit will fit 1500-1600cc based, Type 3, dual port engines. Due to the short engine compartment height, the HPMX Carburetors do not come with velocity stacks or idle jet vent tubes. Even then, some trimming may be required so the engine lid will fit. The HPMX Carburetors have a vacuum port so they can be used with vacuum advance distributors.

The EMPI Dual 44HPMX Dual Carburetor Kit includes:

  • Test run, pre-jetted, pre-set & paired 44HPMX Carbs
  • Aluminum Alloy Hex Bar Linkage with Steel Ball Ends
  • Sealed Aircraft Heim Rod Ends
  • Ball Burnished & Polished Aluminum Manifolds
  • Heavy Duty Steel Linkage Mounts
  • Chrome Air Cleaners Assemblies with High Flow Gauze Filters
  • Coil Relocation Mount
  • Brass Fuel Tee with Fuel Hose
  • Installation Hardware & Gaskets
  • Detailed & Illustrated Instructions

The EMPI Dual 44HPMX Carburetors come with the following jets and internal parts:

  • 55 Idle Jets
  • 135 Main Jets
  • 200 Air Correctors
  • 550 Ex. Pump Jets
  • 50 Accel Pump Jets
  • F11 Emulsion Tubes
  • 36mm Venturis

Parts for the Weber IDF carburetors are directly interchangeable with the EMPI HPMX carbs. We offer a full line of replacement idle jets, main jets, air jets, venturis, etc. so you can tune the carburetors as needed to suit your engine, click here.

What size carburetors do I need?

In general we use 40mm carburetors for engines up to 2000ccs. 44mm carbs are used for 2000cc and larger engines. Cams, heads, valve sizes and other factors will determine which carburetor set up works best. At the end of the day though, when in doubt, go larger as venturis and jets can all be changed to make a larger carb suit a smaller engine as needed.

May NOT fit under engine lid, trimming or clearancing may be required.

Why choose an EMPI HPMX carburetor over a Weber IDF?

Don't get us wrong, we're suckers for performance and when it comes to VW engines and performance carburetors, few will argue with the quality and performance that comes with the Weber name. That being said, there are better Weber versions than others with the Italian versions being the more preferred. So when EMPI decided to take on the task of reproducing one of the most popular VW performance carburetors they went to the best and made it better. They started with a 44 IDF carburetor as a base for the casting for both the 40HMPX and the 44HPMX carburetors. Some of the first improvements was updated circuitry and profiled throttle shafts to flow better right out of the box compared to the Weber. Now on their 4th generation, having made improvements along the way the HMPX carbs now feature a cast in enrichment plate block off and a vacuum port. So, why choose an HPMX Carburetor? Because it works just as well, if not better than a IDF carburetor, it's less expensive, and all the components, jets, gaskets and parts are all interchangeable with the IDF. Why pay more for less?!

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Please Note:The information listed below is for stock, unmodified VW's manufactured for sale in the US. VW's are commonly modified and very often parts from another year VW may have been installed on your car. California Pacific JBugs is not responsible for any errors if your car has been modified in any way.
VW Type 3
1962 - 1973
1962 - 1973
1966 - 1973


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  • Items missing parts or the original packaging material
  • Items damaged in return shipping due to improper packaging
  • Carburetors that smell like fuel
  • Damage due to customer negligence
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