Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 15:46:11 GMT From: ferrari_4u2nopsamail.com Subject: Re: Turbo conversion on unblown 16v engine
The pistons in non-turbo are different (lower compression), so I don't recommend putting turbo on it. In article <B636AFD2.40C0%johnnopsamfinphoto.u-net.com>, John Griffin <johnnopsamfinphoto.u-net.com> wrote: > 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 > > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ Before you buy.