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Now engine swap, was 85 UrQ!!
> On Wed, 28 Jul 1999, ---> Bob wrote:
> > I was told radiator failure. Which seems to me it should just be warped
> > head or something simple. Im getting lots of hate mail about the v8
> > conversion and that I should do it right, so thats probably (OK,
> > definately) the way Ill go. Thanks for the info!
> > Bob
> HATE MAIL? Over a V8 swap? I can believe it, but I can't believe you'd
> let a few zealots sway you like that.
> I think you need as much hp and torque aspossible, an dif thta menas a
> chevy 350 or better yet, a Northstar 4.6, then sobeit. Any engine with
> an even number of cylinders will probably be a better choice than that
> boat anchor I-5.
I think a 3.8t Buick GN or variant (Riviera, Monte Carlo, Regal) is worth
looking into. V6, turbo charged, smaller than a V8, got to be a ton of the
variants lying in junk yards, and it has published mods up the wazoo (as
Jeff G's. recent 700 hp GN email show). This would make any Q a formidable
vehicle, and it seems much cheaper than a 20vt swap.
> Gary Lewis
> 88 5kcstq 1.8 bar 110km Pearl w/Fuchs, K24 turbo, 2-piece EM
> 86 5kcstqw Sapphire and Platinum, stock
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