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Re: [turbobike] carburation vs fuel injection

sebastian (nxtlvlrcng@email.msn.com)
Mon, 19 Apr 1999 21:52:19 -0700

-----Original Message-----
From: Lorcan Parnell <lorcan@globalnet.co.uk>
To: Christer Johansson <christer.johansson@mbox383.swipnet.se>
Cc: turbobike@natvideo.com <turbobike@natvideo.com>
Date: Monday, April 19, 1999 2:32 PM
Subject: Re: [turbobike] carburation vs fuel injection
come on guys you know terry used a little nitrous oxide to hit that
number.Lets not make it seem like it was all efi turbo!!
you guys make my afternoons with theses debates!! kepp up the good work!!

>Hi Christer, I hope you are enjoying this as much as I am! hehe...
>>To make full use of a EFI setup you would really need to know what You are
>and use all types of sensors, otherwise it will be more primitive than any
>and carbs aren't primitive? Only been around 100 years...
>>I know what a MAP sensor is ,I work with dynoing engines at a engine
>Then you should have kicked my ass on this discussion by now - I'm an
>>Yes some sofisticated EFI“s can adjust for different flows but then You
>a map sensor in every inlet rubber, on a carb setup the stronger signal
>just pull
>more fuel in that carb, nothing of major concern but nevertheless.
>No, you could just adjust the fueling/ignition on each cylinder against a
>brake dyno.
>>Yes Your van have EFI (to clear emission laws) but a Yamaha R1
>(who makes 150hp/litre) doesent , understand My point?
>Yes, now I do.
>>You may be able to buy an ECU for £650 and injectors for £15 ,but I doubt
>that John Doe can walk into an speed shop and get a nice EFI setup for that
>I AM that John Doe! No, I didn't walk into a speed shop, i just hunted
>>Besides you need alot more than ECU and injectors, throttle bodies and a
>full of
>sensors ,wires ,not the cheapest stuff around. The carbs are already on the
>True, but you are coming back to cost, the one point I concede.
>>How fast do I wanna go? well the old setup easily made 200mph and the new
>is more powerful. As I said in an earlier mail Mark Moisan out of texas
>...and Terry Kizer made 494 on his EFI ZX11...