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RE: 1.8 v. 2.8

> From: Peter Henriksen <peterhe@microsoft.com>
> Date: Tue, 3 Dec 1996 09:50:44 -0800
> Subject: RE: 1.8 v. 2.8
> The way to go for what?
> As far as I know, a 1.8T can be taken to well over 200hp with relatively
> minimal investment as opposed to the 2.8 which needs all sorts of
> expensive hardware to get more than 5-10hp more than it already has in
> stock form.
> It seems to me that if you want performance, take the 1.8T and hop it
> up. If you want smoothness and ultimate longevity, take the 2.8.
> Make mine a 1.8Tq Avant with somewhere just above 200hp and suspension
> modifications.

The question is, "what upgrades can be done to the 1.8T (engine) without
voiding the warranty".  The answer I would suspect is either "few or
Anyone have any insight? 


John Paximadis
'87 4000CS Quattro