Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 15:46:11 GMT
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 <>, John Griffin <> 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 Before you buy.

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