Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 20:48:06 +0100
From: "Torben E" <topper666nopsammail.com>
Subject: Re: Disabling a Turbo


"jk" <jay.nospamnopsamlworldadventures.com> wrote in message news:2xVG7.456$_p1.138168nopsam.uswest.net... > Bear with me on this one. I've got a 95 9000 aero with 110k miles. Also a > son age 14 and 3/4 who starts driving in March and looking for his full > license in 18 months. He's lusting after MY car. I think it is way too much > car for a beginner -- too fast; too much acceleration, not great visibility > over the shoulders, and wonder if I can fix some of it by disabling the > turbo. > > Although I am not sure I can bear to give up this car, that's my issue. The > group issue is 1) is it possible to disable the turbo? 2) What are the > consequences? 3) Will it make the car slower? > > btw, thinking about cars for new/young drivers is hard. SUVs might protect > them better if they hit something, but I hate SUVs and think they are more > likely to flip than a sedan; also more likely to kill someone else; also > pollute more and get bad to horrible mileage. > > You can pull the fuse for the APC system, it vill give you base boost only 0.4 bar (170) HP Torben E

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