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Re: Crazy Idea No.2

I think that the title to this e-mail says it all: CRAZY. Wouldn't this be like
sticking a turbo on a NA engine and blowing pistons or connecting rods?


Tony Lum wrote:

> Hey gang,
> Has anyone tried increasing the compression of the turbo engines by using
> pistons from NA engines during a rebuild?  Then you could get some low end
> grunt and even back off on the boost.  It probably wouldn't pass CA smog
> anymore, and you would certainly have to remap the fuel curve...just a thought
> -Tony
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> Tony Lum                                  1987 5000CS Turbo Quattro
> Berkeley, California, U.S.A.                 1985 4000CS Quattro
> Audi Owner/Driver/Mechanic by Necessity ;^)   1980 5000S  Sedan
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