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Date: Wed, 06 May 1998 22:18:00 +0200
From: Espen Bjelvin <>
Subject: Re: Change engine in 89 900T

I fitted a -86 T16 in my -79 900 Turbo and this is easy. The rebulid of the electrical system which you don`t need to do was easy. The intercooler for the 16-valve is the same as the 8-valve. Mail me personally if you got any questions or need help, you can write in Swedish since im Norwegian. Espen Fredrik Lindgren wrote: > Hi! > > I've got an 89 900 Aero with a 8-valve engine. > This was an "el-cheapo" model that was available for > a while here in Sweden. > > However, I've been thinking about changing the engine > ti a 16-valve model. How much work would be involved > in this? I've had the engine out of my 1983 99 and > changed the cam-chain and that was not so very hard. > Would this be much worse?! > > Also, I've found a brand new 16v engine, meant for a 93 > Aero, without the electronic boxes and intercooler. > Will this engine work in my car with the existing > intercooler and electronics from the old engine? > > Thanks! > > Regards, > Fredrik Lindgren

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