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Weber 38/38 DGES Carburetor Conversion Kit by Weber

Part no: K55138

Weber 38/38 DGES Carburetor Conversion Kit
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Important Notes:

  • Sold as a kit
  • If original carburetor has 2 mounting bolts, then it is a 1-BBL carburetor. If there are 4 bolts, then it is a 2-BBL carburetor
  • Not legal for street use in California


  • 1972-1983 Jeep CJ5 4.2L
  • 1972-1975 Jeep CJ6 4.2L
  • 1976-1986 Jeep CJ7 4.2L
  • 1981-1986 Jeep CJ8 Scrambler 4.2L
  • 1987-1990 Jeep Wrangler YJ 4.2L


Weber time tested carburetors can deliver more horsepower, fuel economy and dependability than stock units. Experience noticeable gains in torque and better acceleration. Most kits will deliver up to 18% increase in hp over factory carburetors while increasing fuel economy by 10-20%.

Replaces Carter BBD 2 barrrel carb. Designed for motors that have been worked over in the way of cam/crank/header modifications. May need to buy a fuel regulator for optimal performance.

Product Details:

  • Two Barrel Synchronous Carburetor
  • Electric Choke
  • Upgrade for the 4.2L (258ci) In-Line 6-Cyl
  • 400 CFM
  • Up To 20% More Horsepower
  • 10% Better Fuel Economy

Parts Included:

  • (1) Weber 38/38 DGES Carburetor Conversion Kit

Years Covered:

1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989 and 1990

Vehicle Fitment

1981-1986JeepCJ8 Scrambler
1987-1990JeepWrangler YJ

Additional Information

SKU Aliases WEBWK551-38, K551-38GE
Engine Type4.2L

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