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Steve, After re-reading your email, skip some of my dumb questions related to your turbo mounting locations on the SAE car, at first all I saw was F3 and assumed the engine was still in the bike. Err... Dave. Steve Leonard wrote: > Dave, > I turbocharged a 95 F3. It was for a Formula SAE car. We used an model > 93A Aerodyne turbo, MoTeC M4 Pro sequential fuel management system. Our > rules called for a restictor in the intake (ala NasCar) to keep HP down, > with the restrictor we made 98hp at the countershaft. With it unrestricted, > a 8lb spring in the Aerocharger, 116 octane VP we made 153@11750. ( the > clutch set-up we had wouldn't hold anymore boost). I can be more specific, > let me know........... > > Steve Leonard > > Dave Morrill wrote: > > > Hello, > > I'm starting to do the homework on turbo-ing my CBR600 F3. I know, > > I know, not a lot of displacement here, but I already own it and have > > not seen anyone attempt this on this bike. I've designed and built my > > own turbo system for my snowmobile, it works, so I know what it takes to > > pull this off. > > I'm targeting 150 ish HP, around 8-9lbs boost. Looking into Garrett > > T2 or an aerocharger turbo, blow through the stock carbs. The bike has > > a 2 stage ram air system, with a solenoid to switch between the 2 ram > > air bowl air pressure lines. I will be removing this and building my > > own intake. Would like the boost to come in low, around 4-5000 rpm or > > less. > > > > Questions: > > 1. I have no experience with the CV carbs. I'm assuming these can be > > used without major mods (plus the plumbing is already there to > > pressurize the bowls). Literature suggests slightly stiffer springs and > > stage 3 jetting with richer mains. Do you guys install larger needle > > and seats or adjust float level? > > 2. What is the stock fuel pump capable of (psi, hp)? I'm planning > > on replacing this pump and adding a high flow pump and boost sensitive > > fuel pressure regulator with return to tank. Is this what most of you > > carb guys are doing? > > 3. I use a popoff valve on the sled, am planning to do so here. > > However, I know Rick uses a priority air inlet valve also, are the > > performance gains worth it? > > 4. Any suggestions on the intake manifold? > > 5. Don't have room for an intercooler. How many of you are running > > without one? What kind of boost are you running on pump gas? > > > > any other tips welcome. > > > > thanks, > > Dave.