Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2000 22:21:14 -0000
From: "Alan Buckingham" <alan_buckinghamnopsamreeinternet.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Turbo conversion on unblown 16v engine


I must agree with Goran. It's not just the pistons and compression ratio but also the special valves that you don't get with the NA 900 engine. If you are in the UK then try NeoBros.co.uk. They do 16vt engines cheap. Alan. "John Griffin" <johnnopsamfinphoto.u-net.com> wrote in message news:B636AFD2.40C0%johnnopsamfinphoto.u-net.com... > I have a tired 900 T16 (1985) I can get hold of a late unblown 16v car for > much less than a T16S. Are there any major problems? - my biggest concern is > the compression ratio of the non turbo ie I don't know what it is. All the > ancillaries ie turbo and exhaust are in good condition in the old car so > parts are no problem. Lastly the gearing on the T16 is higher than the > unblown or even 8v cars - is this just the final drive ratio of the > sprockets on the chain drive of the gear box? > > Thanks in advance > > > John >

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