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RE: RS2 Manifolds

Hmmm.... sounds interesting!  I'll have to see if I can dig up some
technical design specs from somewhere on this car...


Best Regards,

Mark Nelson
Borealis Technology Corp.
SQA Engineer
Incline Village, Nevada
Carson City, Nevada

1990 Audi S2 Quattro (Building for SCCA Pro Rally)

Past Audis: 1987 5000CSTQ, 1987 5000CSTQW

> ----------
> From: 	todd candey
> Sent: 	Friday, June 06, 1997 11:14 AM
> To: 	Mark Nelson
> Cc: 	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> Subject: 	Re: RS2 Manifolds
> Mark Nelson wrote:
> > 
> > Thanks for the reply Dave!
> > 
> > Do you know if the intake is different?  I am guessing it is??
> > 
> > BTW, where is the turbo located in the car?  Is it routed using the
> > conventional route of the S2/S4/etc., or is it actually sitting up
> in
> > the right side of the engine compartment, like a Sport Quattro?
> > 
> Hi Mark, I can't answer about the location of the turbo itself, but I 
> have seen the intake manifold of which you speak...
> It is a variable resistance design, similar that of the VW motorsport 
> manifold for the VR6 motors.
> I can't give all of the technical details, because I don't know them,
> but 
> in laymens terms, the design of the manifold allows changes in the 
> volume of air as well as the velocity of air.
> This is the primary reason the RS2 has similar hp ratings as the
> S2/S4, 
> but roughly 100 more lbs of torque.
> Todd Candey