Working with shops like JP Racing enabled the FuelTech engineers to understand the unique dynamics of the Sea-Doo jet skis. The IBR and factory dash were two big hurdles to overcome, and Paula explains the solutions in the video.
The final interview is with Brian Kirchberger from the famed BK Built group and he’s best known for building the World’s Fastest Jet Ski. He talks with Anderson about a Yamaha jet ski he brought to FuelTech and it features a compound turbo setup. The support equipment for the wild combination includes 320 lb/hr FT Injectors, an FT600 engine management system, electronic wastegate, EGTs, and an assortment of sensors.
A hottopic of conversation was the growing professionalism in the jet ski ranks and the increased level of builds. The market is poised for serious growth over the next few years and advanced electronics will be on the forefront as the turbochargers, compound boost, and other modifications become normal. It isn’t just in the power department either, everything from hull design to more motorsport events point to the explosion in this watersport.
The collaboration with these leading builders and racers ensures FuelTech continues to be on the cutting edge that their customers demand. The new FuelTech 5.0 software update will include jet ski programming. The FT Education division is also prepared for the influx of jet ski builders and racers to help educate them on the vast capabilities of the PowerFT engine management systems and wiring techniques.
From 5,000 HP door slammers setting the standard on drag strips around the world to the fresh and salt water playgrounds for the jet ski community, there is a reason you’re seeing #FuelTechEverywhere