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Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 21:52:10 +0100
From: Frode <>
Subject: Re: 99 Turbo update - vroom vroom

Dave Hinz wrote: > I'll probably set the base boost (wups, boost I mean) to normal spec > and leave it there. It should be zippy enough as it, I should think. > What is the output of this engine, 160 Horsepower or so, right? Less; again according to Haynes: US model: 135 bhp 3500 rpm 5000, 235 Nm 0.7 bar, no cat. Compression ratio: 7.2:1 ! Note! Pressure switch actuating pressure: US0.7 bar, UK 0.9 bar. FYI, I operate it at 0.8-0.9, unleaded 95 octane since mid-80's, no problems except wheelspin in rain when careless (short wheelbase). Rust is my main problem, so... -- Frode

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