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    Hey guys, I just wanted to count the hands of anyone intersted in a turbo setup for their XB9/12 Buells. I have been racing and boosting cars for about 10 years now, and wanted to see what the market would be for something like this. It will be designed to work with the stock motor, but deffinatley upgradable for the guys with big bores, forged pistons, etc. The rough basis of the kit will be a new turbo, with optimal efficiency for the Buell, Stainless tubular manifold, stainless downpipe/exhaust, air/water or air/air intercooler, aluminum intercooler piping, larger injectors, oil fittings, and misc parts to be determined. It will be professional quality worthy of the Buell. About how much would you guys be willing to pay (be realistic here) so I know how to budget the system. Keep in mind this has the potential to double the power output of the motor. Below is my own race car to show the quality that will be put into it. Just wanted to see what you guys thought.

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    you might want to think about providing some ECU tuning as well.

    Something GT15 size probably.

    tricky part is getting the exhaust pipes the right length to time the pulses 180 degrees apart at the turbine inlet. otherwise you'll shock load the crap out of the hotside and the bearing life will be really really short.

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    Yeah I am going to have to look into an EMS for sure. A small compressor which flows about 15-20lb/min would be ideal. The manifold will deffinatley be equal length.

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    Interested depending on price

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    Yeah I will have to gather up pricing info this weekend to get a better idea, but I will try to keep it as affordable as possible.

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    i would also be interested as well price depending

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    Same here....willing to spend, but need to know what the price range is.

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    :D boost, is next on my list and if I could just buy a bolt on setup I would be willing to spend the extra to save all the time.

    Basically everything is price dependent

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    I try not to think about it

    mainly because I want it so bad.
    if it was large enough gains for decent money I would do it.

    big bore for instance is too much money for too little gain IMO

    with a better price to HP ratio I too would be in

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    I am WRX guy so im all about Turbo's, you would have my interest.



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