Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2005 20:05:04 GMT
From: "Al" <>
Subject: Re: Oy !!!!!!! Where's Me Turbo ??????

"Johannes" <> wrote in message > > > Nasty Bob wrote: >> >> "Teleman" <> wrote in message >> news:42ea1ac3$0$3492$ >> > I just took delivery (via Ebay) of a '93 9000 CSE turbo >> > On Registration Certificate it stated "9000 CSE TURBO" >> > But, on getting it home,and looking more closely at it, i >> > couldnt for the life of me see any turbo "box" attached. >> > This may sound stupid, but - what am i looking for? >> > >> > Tia >> > Teleman >> >> Does it have a boost gauge on the dashboard?? >> I believe there are 2 types of 9000.. the low pressure turbo (lpt like >> I've >> got) and the all-singing, all-dancing high pressure turbo (which I >> want)... >> A lot of people describe the lpt version on eBay as "turbo" ... > > I also have a 1993 9000 with 2.0 lpt and am very happy with this engine. > It > is smooth and has no noticeable turbo lag. Insurance is lower. > Registration > documents states "9000 CSE TURBO", so it's correct to call it "turbo". That's cos it is a turbo, it's a low pressure turbo, there will be a (previously described) hairdryer type do-da between the engine and the radiator. I know with my 9000 FPT that when I went for an "enthusiastic" drive at night, if I popped the bonnet (hood) as soon as I pulled up the turbo was glowing a loverly red hot colour! Not sure if this works with the LPT, but worth a go? :-) Al

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