[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Meaning of "KKK"

At 10:51 AM 4/29/99 -0700, you wrote:
>From: Tony Lum <tlum@flash.net>
>>Just discovered what the initials KKK stood for:
>>AG Kuhnle, Kopp, & Kausch
>Sadly, that may be obsolete now.  I understand KKK was just bought out by
>Warner, and that the new name will be '3K Warner'.  I am also given to
>understand Snitzer is involved and may have been bought by Warner as well.
>Mark this a rumor for now, as I have not seen it substantiated by anyone but
>my original source.
>KKK has a web site: http://www.agkkk.de/   Sure was a pain to find.  Try an
>internet search on KKK some time :-)
>I am trying to learn about turbos.  Still can't decide if a K24 is better
>than a K26 in an '88 5kcstq.  Now I understand there are sport hybrid turbos
>and there is also the RS2 turbo.  What to do?  Fortunately, I have enough
>other stuff to fix (It is an old Audi, after all) that turbo enhancement can
>wait a bit.
>Bernard Littau
>Woodinville, WA
>'88 5kcstq
Hi Bernard,

Yes, the information I have comes from a Borg Warner Automotive ad.  The
full name is 3K-Warner Turbosystems GmbH.

AFAIK, the K24 spools up faster, making boost at 2000 rpm vrs. 3000 rpm.
Also heard that the practical limit is 15 psi, but heck I'll take that any
day ;-)


Tony Lum                                  1987 5000CS Turbo Quattro
Berkeley, California, U.S.A.                1985 4000CS Quattro
Audi Owner/Driver/Mechanic by Necessity ;^)   1980 5000S Sedan
QCUSA Member #6885                            1987.5 Coupe GT