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Re: Porsche k26 turbo(now IC/fan)

>Hi all:
>Belonging to the Porsche 944 and race list has it's benefits.  Huntley
>Racing at http://www.huntleyracing.com offers turbo upgrades for the 944
>turbo.  This car usually has a KKK k26 turbo.
>So I'm thinking, Audi k26, Porsche k26, upgrades, hmmm?
>Any turbo gurus know if the Porsche KKK turbo is a direct swap with the
>Audi one?  If so, maybe Huntley Racings turbo upgrades are applicable to
>our Audis as well...
>BTW, in their words their upgrade is a "a new hybrid Garrett turbo mapped
>for 350HP to the rear wheels.  It develops maximum boost at 3700RPM and
>holds your desired boost setting until redline.  It is capable of 25 to 30
>PSI boost levels, but was designed to run 16 to 20 PSI."
>The usual disclaimers...

Before doing that, consider a new IC.  I'm looking for one right as we
speak.  That or a fan that will fit in that tiny space; even though it's a
better IC than the one in the 5k(or is it?) it suffers from heat soak like
you wouldn't believe.  To get serious with that engine, you have to give
the IC about 1-2 minutes of calm driving.  Stop-light departures suffer
from engine heat cooking the IC.

They make really super-thin fans, I just have to find one :)

If anyone has any info on either, let me know.  Among other things, I need
to measure the available space between IC+timing belt cover(keeping
"bouncing" room in mind.)

Remember, cooler temps are better than more pressure for about a zillion
different reasons(less detonation, and less stress[as opposed to higher
pressure] on hoses being among them.  Not to mention you don't have to
re-map the ECU!)

91 200q 20v

PS:Check out, in Turbo magazine, the article on the RAM pickup...V10,
600something hp.  Twin turbos, water-to-air intercooler, with 12 gallon,
electrically-chilled(peltier device?) ice-chest to hold water to cool it.
It reduces the charge to an asounding 65 deg. F!  Daaaaaamn.

Brett Dikeman
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