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Re: [turbobike] CARBS

Bryan Goodwin (bgoodwin@iquest.net)
Fri, 30 Apr 1999 23:07:28 -0500

Well said sir!

ABNZX9@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 4/30/99 6:22:45 PM US Eastern Standard Time,
> highrpm@usa.net writes:
>
> << SORRY TO BE NIEVE, BUT CAN SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENT WAYS YOU
> CAN
>  USE A TURBO WITH CARBS? >>
>
> There are 2 different ways to use carbs on aturbo bike.First is the
> traditonal draw thru system where the turbo is located between the carb and
> the head.The turbo draws fresh air and fuel thru the turbo.While this system
> does work it is not the best for streetriding.Usually with a draw thru system
> carburation response isnt as good,you also cannot use an intercooler with a
> draw thru system.
> The other type is known as a blown thru and this can be using carbs or fuel
> injection.The advantages to blow thru is that you can utilize the stock
> carbs,intercooling, throttle reponse and idle are much closer to
> stock.Disadvantage is that a blow thru is somewhat harder to tune then a draw
> thru for someone with little or no experience.