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Re: don't try this at home??
On Thu, 5 Jan 1995, Robert Randall wrote:
> Ned said the only way out of it is to swap the
> 4k's engine out for a 5kt engine and start from
> there. If I start with the 5kt motor I can go
> much faster (read - much more torque).
> Ok. I can deal with that. I'll just have
> to save a little longer thats all.
> Obvious question is: hey bozo, buy the 5tq to start
> with! Sorry, I don't like them as well as the 4ks.
> I have a real thing for boxy cars (other car is 86 gli).
> I love the lines on the old 4ks.
> So, with that said, and to chew up a little more
> bandwidth on the net; has anyone done a 5t motor
> into a 4k swap?
......I like the lines of the 4000 too. Check out the archives for
an article on a 4000 turbo conversion. The conclusion is that this
is not a trivial swap. Probably way beyond the average home
mechanic. If it was simple we would have all done it and be
watching 5000tq's disappear in our mirrors .
-ed '84 4000s