Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 13:25:28 +0100
From: Sleeker GT Phwoar <carl.robsonnospamcing-czechs.com>
Subject: Re: Oh god, what do I do about the C900 Cab.


In article <42DE5286.1D1CFF7Enospamail.com>, rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com says... > > But yes, if no intercooler, increased intake temps from higher boost > > will cause detonation, in extremes, blown headgaskets at best. At worst, > > melted pistons. > > Indeed. I've heard of it happening. > The Celica GT4 club guys thought all Saabs were LPT, because they saw the small C900 intercoolers. They didn't get it that the LPT ones (c900 at least) never had intercoolers. I explained that Saab actually equiped a basic UK FPT 900 16v with 12PSI and a 9.0:1 compression ratio, and had been doing so since 1884, unlike their 6-8PSI (depending on gear) High pressure models. I also explained that Saab engines with better intercoolers also push lots more boost through the standard engine internals once tuned. -- Carl Robson Car PC Build starts again. http://smallr.com/rz Homepage: http://www.bouncing-czechs.com

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