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Re: 2.2 I-5 Mods
If it is a '82 then it is the 2.1 Liter. They started using the 2.2 midway
through '84 and it had 110 hp.
'84 Coupe GT (2.1L)
----- Original Message -----
From: Ti Kan <email@example.com>
To: geordie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 19, 1999 6:02 AM
Subject: Re: 2.2 I-5 Mods
> geordie writes:
> > I own a 1982 Coupe, and have found that the 5 cylinder engine's 100hp
> > just aren't enough.....
> > I have yet to read of any modifications costing short of $2000 that will
> > increase the power of this engine to something, well, more
> > substantial......all I'm looking for is 50hp or so. I'd like to get into
> > the mid 100s, nothing spectacular. What are the best upgrades for this
> > engine?
> 50hp may not seem like a big gain to you, but it's hard to get with
> a normally-aspirated engine. You can probably get 50hp gain by doing
> the full-boat conventional "hot rod" work like increasing the
> displacement to 2.5, going to a more aggressive cam and doing lots of
> port/polish head work, plus opening up the intake and exhaust. The
> alternative is to transplant the turbocharged 5-cylinder engine from the
> 5000/200 turbos, which may actually be less expensive and ultimately
> give more power potential.
> There is certainly no way to achieve any of this under $2000.
> 96 A4 2.8 quattro
> 84 5000S 2.1 turbo
> 80 4000 2.0
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