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re: NA I5 performance suggestions

Mik wrote:
> I have an 86 Coupe Gt with:
> "Big-valve"  factory head, 40mm intake, 35mm exhaust,
> ported-polished, Schrick 272 cam.

2.3 should have the larger valves, I believe.
> Block has been bored to accept 83mm Mahle 10.5:1 pistons.
> Balanced/ lightened crank.  2.5" custom exhaust system with
> I5 "tubular header".

NG is ready to roll with high compression. All the headers I have found
so far are way to costly to justify a 6 or 10 hp gain.
> Modified fueling system, improved suspension, and interior!

I'd be interested in hearing more about the FI system mods. Still
running CIS?
Don't think I can make it to Texas from Penna. any time soon :(
"Life is too short to drive a minivan."

Dwight Varnes
1970 124 Spider (restored)
1986 Audi Coupe GT (waiting for more HP)
1989 VW Jetta GLI 16v (wife's ride)
1998 Ford Contour 16v (co. car, got to pick the color)
1965 Buick Skylark conv. (coming soon)

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