Date: Wed, 03 Nov 1999 14:23:29 GMT
From: Mattrazzo <mattrazzonopsameja.com>
Subject: Re: Adding a turbo to non-turbo 900S


In article <7vo7n9$la5$1nopsam.snowcrest.net>, "Bill Moore" <wmoorenopsamcrest.net> wrote: > I think there's more to turbos than that. As a VW factory mechanic and later > Superbooboo's we tried turboing some diesels with poor longivety, and one of > our salesman turboed his 240 Z. After six engines he finally got it right. > So I would first find an understanding parts guy and ck part numbers between > the turbo model and N.A. models of the same engine. You usually have to > strengthen the rods and lower the compression to make a turbo stay together. > the computer does the rest. To my knowledge (which may be wrong) the non-turbo 2.3 liter engine is IDENTICAL to the turbo 2.3 liter with the exception of the turbo, exhaust system, fuel injection chip, and probably a wiring harness. So my question is did Saab use the same wiring harness (IMHO the messiest part of the deal) so I could just bolt on the parts I need from the turbo version, or would it be better to get some other after market system? -- Dan Mattrazzo ------------------------ Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ Before you buy.

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