Mercedes 280 Carburetor kit - Weber carb conversion

Mercedes 280 Carburetor kit - Weber carb conversion


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  Mercedes Benz 280, 280c, & 280s 1973-1976 w/Solex 4BBL

Genuine 38 DGAS Weber Carburetor Conversion Kit distributed by Redline 

This  kit contains a Genuine "designed in Italy - made in Spain" Electric Choke WEBER Carb with hardware & instructions for installation

This is an upgrade kit to replace the expensive and difficult Solex carbs

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*These these are actual pictures of the kit


The 38mm DGAS synchronous carb should be the only consideration if the engine is in the future, or currently, going to have any level of additional engine modification. Such as headers, free flowing exhaust, a cam, or rebuilt engine. Usually these motors will be improved over stock with oversize pistons and towing cam. The 38 will enhance the improvements of any of these items.

The 38 DGAS synchronous carburetor when supplied in kit form from REDLINE is also pre-calibrated for use on stock or slightly modified motors and will not be over carbureted. It also provides the best starting point for engines that are ultimately going to be upgraded with additional performance Items with performance over fuel economy being the ultimate goal.


Additional products

  • Weber Carbs distributed by REDLINE

  • Clips for Air Cleaners

  • K&N Oil and Cleaner for Air Filter

  • Gasket kits for adapters

  • Gaskets for all Weber Carbs

  • Jets for all Weber Carbs

  • Linkage kits for installing Weber's

  • Adapter Plates for installing Weber's

  • Cannon & Offenhauser Intake Manifolds

  • Service and Tuning Manuals




This Redline kit contains the following:


(1) 38 DGAS Genuine Spanish WEBER Carburetor Electric Choke carb.
(1) Adapter Plate and related hardware (to mount Weber to stock intake)
(1) Linkage Kit for the accelerator cable.
(1) Air filter adapter to maintain the stock air cleaner                                 (1) Instructions

Why buy from us?

The WEBER conversions by Redline are unique in many ways:

  • Redline was the first and is still the best conversion available.
  • Proprietary changes to the jetting allow for flawless performance.
  • Tuning and jetting from the leader in WEBER conversions - REDLINE
  • Expert phone support from an experienced sales staff.
  • Toll free customer support phone line - real people with real answers.
  • Factory Direct Pricing and Product Support.
  • Largest selection of WEBER Carbs and parts
  • Same or Next Day Shipping on virtually every order.
  • We sell only GENUINE EUROPEAN WEBER carbs - no substitutions.
  • Beware of Chinese made and "NorthAmericanWebers" -they may look the same - but they are not the Original European Weber carb. 
  • The Redline kits contain only the Genuine Weber from Europe.

In recent years there has been a host of warnings, websites, listings, and blogs that contradict each other on what is a WEBER and what is a "GENUINE" WEBER - and we found a link that lays out the situation so that discerning buyers can be educated before they buy. The best price is not always the best buy. Here is a link that really explains it well:

Genuine European Weber vs. the others

Like they say "Caveat Emptor" (Buyer Beware)



1973 - 1976 Mercedes Benz 280, 280c, & 280s    

  (this may fit other applications with the Solex 4A1 carb with minor linkage modifications - European models of the 230 for example.)

(for replacement of Solex 4BBL 4A1 stock carb)


Vehicles with AC, AT,  and/or Cruise may required additional modifications that are not available in this kit. Fabrication or reuse of original parts may be required


Before ordering make sure to check with your state regarding emission laws


Weber has long been acknowledged as the manufacturer of the best carburetors available....ANYWHERE.  Legendary marques like Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati have been closely linked with the products of the equally legendary Edorado Weber S.P.A. of more than 50 years.  While various producers of racing and high performance induction systems have moved in and out of the limelight over many decades, Weber alone maintains its worldwide superiority. The foundation of Weber's supremacy is no mystery.  It's nothing more than the traditional virtues of careful design, meticulous manufacturing standards and uncompromising quality control, coupled with that unique Italian attribute of elegance in design. Do not confuse this with WeberNorthAmerica - not the same company. Weber North America brands various carburetors as "WEBER's" under a licensing agreement but they are NOT the legendary Italian designed and European built WEBER. REDLINE uses exclusively the European WEBER carburetors in their conversions. The Original Italian Engineered and designed 38 DGAS series WEBER carb is often copied, sometimes licensed - but there is only one original. The price of perfection is being admired to the point of being copied (EMPI branded carbs) or creating the illusion of being a DGAS when you are not. Get the perfect carb for your conversion - a 38 DGAS from Redline. Sometimes it is tough to improve on the original - and the 38 DGAS was the first and is still the benchmark by which all 2 bbl carburetor conversions are measured.


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All Weber components come with  a 12 month / 12,000 mile warranty. The Import Experts are not responsible for its products when subjected to abuse, improper installation, accident or normal wear.  We do not accept returns unless the item is defective. We have an expert team of technical advisors to help in the rare occurrence of problem.


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