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Turbo chargers do not work well on single cylinder engines at anything other than near maximum RPM, like at Bonneville Salt Flats speed trials.
For street use, Forget about it!!
 
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Firmly in the “just because you can, doesn’t mean you should” category to me, but to each their own. Want a faster bike, you have a lot of options.
And really just wanted to use that meme. Lol

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I’m with you both. Not a viable option at all. I just found it interesting like when I discovered diesel military KLRs when I joined this forum as a new KLR owner a couple years ago.
 

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I hadn't even played the video clip until just now. That person probably won't gain enough to hardly notice any 'turbo assistance' much less 'turbo kick'.

Why? You might ask.
Because turbos work best when positioned as close to the exhaust port(s) as possible, before the gases Expand in the system & Cool Down/Slow Down.
 

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And it’s always fun to see what people come up with. Whether it works or not. Gotta give an E for effort!
 
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