Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 00:34:02 +0300
From: "**.**" <>
Subject: Re: Turbo conversion on unblown 16v engine

> I must agree with Goran. It's not just the pistons and compression ratio > but also the special valves that you don't get with the NA 900 engine. If > you are in the UK then try They do 16vt engines cheap. > > Alan. yeh, but to Turbo it you don't NEED the different shaped valves. You can force induct any petrol engine on the planet (within reason), it'll produce more power but won't last as long as one designed to be turbo'd from the start. If you were to turbo a normal 16V and run the turbo at say 3psi you'd gain plenty of torque and around 20 brake with little risk of damage. Remember if he just wants to turbo it thats simple, but if he wants to build an engine identical to a T16 engine out of a NA16 engine thats when it gets tricky Matt > > "John Griffin" <> wrote in message > > > 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 > > > >

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