Register Login
iNETFX Domain Registration - COM/NET/ORG £6.50 a year!
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 28-01-2008   #1
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 66
Thanks: 0
Trader Rating: 0
motorcycle carbs

Anyone using or playing with motorcycle carbs on the FIRE Engine ? Or am i wasting my time even considering it........
__________________
Let the conversion begin...........
Robin1600 is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 28-01-2008   #2
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Lancaster
Posts: 4,315
Thanks: 93
Trader Rating: 1
United Kingdom 
Re: motorcycle carbs

Quote Originally Posted by Robin1600 View Post
Anyone using or playing with motorcycle carbs on the FIRE Engine ? Or am i wasting my time even considering it........
Loads of people said ill be wasting my time...and im going the ITB route on a 1242 16v engine. Im just waiting on a email to comfirm sizes of the throttle bodies then cash will be exchanged
__________________
Wanted: Cinq sporting drive shafts
Brooky is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 28-01-2008   #3
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Liverpool
Posts: 27,676
Thanks: 1225
Blog Entries: 3
Trader Rating: 5
fingers99 has donated!
United Kingdom 
Re: motorcycle carbs

Do you mean carbs? For the street? I can't see it ever passing emissions. Throttle bodies are a possibility, if you can find some small enough..........
__________________
M12 fund 20
fingers99 is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 29-01-2008   #4
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 24
Thanks: 0
Trader Rating: 0
Re: motorcycle carbs

Carbs not a prob just need to be set up properly,i have a set fitted on my kitcar take a look here www.locostbuilders.co.uk and have a search for bike carbs all the info on fitting/tuning is on there or just ask.
__________________
FIAT Forum Useful Links:
Donate to FF | Buy FF Merchandise | Classifieds | FF Insurance | How-to Guides

soggy is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 30-01-2008   #5
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Liverpool
Posts: 27,676
Thanks: 1225
Blog Entries: 3
Trader Rating: 5
fingers99 has donated!
United Kingdom 
Re: motorcycle carbs

OK, I'll believe you. But he's planning a turbo, and really there's no point in individual TBs with a turbo.
__________________
M12 fund 20
fingers99 is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 30-01-2008   #6
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Lancaster
Posts: 4,315
Thanks: 93
Trader Rating: 1
United Kingdom 
Re: motorcycle carbs

Webers can be run with a turbo, but they need modifing.

i suggest you read up on turbo'ing carbs(mini forums) and think about what you actually want
__________________
Wanted: Cinq sporting drive shafts

Last edited by Brooky; 30-01-2008 at 00:44.
Brooky is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 30-01-2008   #7
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Liverpool
Posts: 27,676
Thanks: 1225
Blog Entries: 3
Trader Rating: 5
fingers99 has donated!
United Kingdom 
Re: motorcycle carbs

Quote Originally Posted by Brooky View Post
Webers can be run with a turbo, but they need modifing.

i suggest you read up on turbo'ing carbs(mini forums) and think about what you actually want
Sure they can. Just about any carb can be modified to suit. But, performance wise, while there's an advantage to be got from one injector per cylinder, there are no real gains -- on a turbo -- to one tb per cylinder.
__________________
M12 fund 20
fingers99 is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 30-01-2008   #8
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Lancaster
Posts: 4,315
Thanks: 93
Trader Rating: 1
United Kingdom 
Re: motorcycle carbs

Quote Originally Posted by fingers99 View Post
Sure they can. Just about any carb can be modified to suit. But, performance wise, while there's an advantage to be got from one injector per cylinder, there are no real gains -- on a turbo -- to one tb per cylinder.

theres no injectors in carbs

jets
__________________
Wanted: Cinq sporting drive shafts
Brooky is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 31-01-2008   #9
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Liverpool
Posts: 27,676
Thanks: 1225
Blog Entries: 3
Trader Rating: 5
fingers99 has donated!
United Kingdom 
Re: motorcycle carbs

Yes, I am au fait with these primitive instruments.

By the time you've sorted out a manifold and linkeages you might as well make up a throttle body. There are very good reasons why no-one makes cars (even in emissions free formulae) with carbs.
__________________
M12 fund 20
fingers99 is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 31-01-2008   #10
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Lancaster
Posts: 4,315
Thanks: 93
Trader Rating: 1
United Kingdom 
Re: motorcycle carbs

Thottle bodies will be alot easier to set up aswell.

Carbs will be a pain in the arse trying jets out ect
__________________
Wanted: Cinq sporting drive shafts
Brooky is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 31-01-2008   #11
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 24
Thanks: 0
Trader Rating: 0
Re: motorcycle carbs

A lot cheeper though.
__________________
FIAT Forum Useful Links:
Donate to FF | Buy FF Merchandise | Classifieds | FF Insurance | How-to Guides

soggy is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 31-01-2008   #12
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Reading
Posts: 1,163
Thanks: 21
Trader Rating: 0
United Kingdom 
Re: motorcycle carbs

would love to see someone actually do this as its not actually that hard to do just the setting up that needs to be bang on!
__________________

Van Aaken High Boost Turbo Cinq In Caribean Orange, Highly Modded
Whiley is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 31-01-2008   #13
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Lancaster
Posts: 4,315
Thanks: 93
Trader Rating: 1
United Kingdom 
Re: motorcycle carbs

do what...carbs or ITB's

if its ITB's your on about....dont worry...its in progress, im just waiting to get the engine on saturday and waiting on reply of an email for ITB's
__________________
Wanted: Cinq sporting drive shafts
Brooky is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 31-01-2008   #14
'
 
kritip's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 5,789
Thanks: 183
Trader Rating: 4
kritip has donated!
United Kingdom 
Re: motorcycle carbs

Guess Whiley means carb's. There was a 1242 16v sei with ITB way back in 2004 and are a few about now already

Why you not posting your build on FF as well? Or have I missed it?


Kristian
__________________
FIAT Forum Useful Links:
Donate to FF | Buy FF Merchandise | Classifieds | FF Insurance | How-to Guides

kritip is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 31-01-2008   #15
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Lancaster
Posts: 4,315
Thanks: 93
Trader Rating: 1
United Kingdom 
Re: motorcycle carbs

its effort doing doing on both forums.....but there not much intrest on CC so i might just leave it
__________________
Wanted: Cinq sporting drive shafts
Brooky is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Reply
Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
(T) Strada 130tc solex carbs info +set up. FULA28 Ritmo / Strada 7 11-08-2009 10:48
cubatraider cubatraider Site Ideas 5 05-01-2007 16:29
Motorcycle carbs on cars AIJ29 Leisure Lounge 4 17-03-2005 11:24
(T) Super Bike Carbs faster4_tec Punto (Mk2/2b) 2 30-11-2004 13:33