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jeffrie 05-04-2007 12:48 PM

Turbo charging with carburators
 
Anyone know of some good sites with info for force induction but with carburators instead of Fuel Injection?

Boots R 05-04-2007 01:06 PM

I only know of a book.

http://www.amazon.ca/Turbochargers-H.../dp/0895861356

jeffrie 05-04-2007 07:53 PM

Picked it up, pretty cheap, see what kind of info it has to give.

magnus 05-05-2007 08:35 PM

Just check anything about Renault 5GT turbo.
i would not recommend trying turbo on carbs

Skeezix 05-05-2007 11:03 PM

A friend of mine is turbo charging his 351 V8 with a blow through carb, I THINK he went with an Edelbrock carb but I'm not 100% sure, I'll have to ask him. From what I've heard, is that there are some really good results from blow through carbs with force induction.

PedroBMW 05-05-2007 11:33 PM

Pick Up the book "Maximum Boost" by Corky Bell, its pretty much the hands down best place to start to learn how to build a turbo sytem. Theres definitly alot more out there to learn, but this book will give you a wealth of information if you've never done it. I know people who have built there custom turbos entirly only on knowledge they learned from this book. (I'm not recommending that though). Hope that helps a bit, if I remember correctly he does cover a bit about boosting carbed motors will pull-threw and blow-threw setups, its been a while though since I read it.

jeffrie 05-06-2007 12:38 AM

Have installed my own SC setup on my bimmer and know well on how it works, although that's with fuel injection a good ECU & a MAF + an O2sensor.
I do not know how FI will work on a carb with none of that, since I may break down and get the idea to turbo my sled &/or quad.


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