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Old 09-06-2009, 04:04 AM   #1
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Fitting a turbo to a carb engine

Fitting a turbo to a carb engine i know it has been done to a fow motors has any one done it to the zetec engine im using bike carb's for now. have made my own inlets manifolds but do want to turbo it would like about 225-250 bhp
the engine is a 1.8 but will take her up to 2.1 in the near future but will stick with the 1.8 for now .any help would be usfull many thanks nig.


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these guys have turbo kits available for the 2.0 litre will be a straight fit to the 1.8 mapping might be different but plenty of places in the uk that can sort that for ya
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I have done a bunch or carb turbo cars

Are you EFI bike carbs or std bike carbs , and if std carbs are they psi fuel carbs

You will beed to make a box for them the type of box will depend on the answers above , then you will have to make a 1-1 fuel to boost regulator and that will also depend on the answer above

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Old 09-06-2009, 11:43 AM   #4
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I have done a bunch or carb turbo cars

Are you EFI bike carbs or std bike carbs , and if std carbs are they psi fuel carbs

You will beed to make a box for them the type of box will depend on the answers above , then you will have to make a 1-1 fuel to boost regulator and that will also depend on the answer above

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wow you lost me there lol these are the carb's( mic) hope this can help many thanks been out of touch with cars for around 20 years boy thay have change all info is of great help....

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What he means is, are the carbs fuel injected like on a modern street bike or do they work like an old-school carb.

If you are going boosted, you need your fuel pressure to rise 1 psi with every 1 psi increase in boost. Depending on the type of carbs you have, you need to have the correct setup to make this happen.

Sweet rear engine conversion! With 250 - 300whp, that thing will scream and drift
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What he means is, are the carbs fuel injected like on a modern street bike or do they work like an old-school carb.

If you are going boosted, you need your fuel pressure to rise 1 psi with every 1 psi increase in boost. Depending on the type of carbs you have, you need to have the correct setup to make this happen.

Sweet rear engine conversion! With 250 - 300whp, that thing will scream and drift
Old school, But now i see were you are coming from . can't belive i did not see that

many thanks, any move info is still most welcome any pointers ect
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If you have old school Carbs then you will be better off to incase then and psi the whole carb vs psi through the carbs like a throttle body , then you will have to have a rise and rate fuel psi regulator for the psi of fuel psi the Carbs take ?7psi? for a 1 to 1 ratio fuel psi to boost

Last one I did had a removeable top with the fuel line into the box with a bulk head fitting then to the carb

It isnt the bad to boost old school carbs just have to get them right , you will need to up the jets a good bit as well

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.... that car has two engines.... thats friggen impressive fabrication...

http://asaptraders.co.uk/5.html

any pics of the under hood engine aswell?

are you planning on boosting both or is this the same car?

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Oh wow, it is twin engine. Craziness. That thing would rock as a rally car...or a drag car.
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.... that car has two engines.... thats friggen impressive fabrication...

http://asaptraders.co.uk/5.html

any pics of the under hood engine aswell?

are you planning on boosting both or is this the same car?

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nothing under the hood yet as cannot move car. spent 9 hours on her to day.
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