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Re: More Power for the Panzerkampfwagen VIII Rally Car

On Sat, 28 Jun 1997, Mike Burke wrote:

> Hi Guys! Well, it is now time to contemplate more HP for the
> old               war horse. It's an 86 4000q that has been my rally car
> for          the last two years. I have learned to drive it with
> a                 mild (better than stock) motor. I find myself running
> just          behind the turbo 4wd cars. I usually can't catch them.
> So,            what is a panzer commander to do? Turbo? build a wild
> normal		F/I motor? I really need some good info. The crew guys think
> I         we should shove a VR6 motor in it. What does the list
> think?          drop me a line!!! thanks!!  Mike Burke..Rennsport
> Burke

	Are you running a class where you ar eallowed to do those wild 
engine swaps?   I would use an Audi 2.8 V6, and turbo it.   I don't like 
the 5-cyl engine at all.   The other option if you don't want to swap 
engines, is to replaxce the CIS with aftermarket EFI for a boost in low 
end torque, and drivability.

Graydon D. Stuckey 
'89 Thunderbird SuperCoupe
'86 Audi 5000 CS Quattro
'86 Mazda RX7 GXL 2+2
'85 Mazda RX7 GS