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Turbo vs. turbo 5-cyl engines

Kyle wrote:

>>I have a question... I have a 87 Coupe GT. Now my engine is the 
>>same as the Turbo 5000. Is it possible to Add the turbo unit to 
>>my car. What would I gain or is it not worth it.

I'm not certain about all the details, but I do not
believe that your engine is exactly the same as a
turbo 5000 engine.  The turbos are generally
2.2L (rather than 2.3L) and have a lower compression
ratio.  I presume the loss of displacement is a result
of either de-stroking or smaller boring in order to
acheive a lower compression ration (and thus reduce