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Re: 1.8t in4000?
These are also some unfair comparisons. An Audi GT running 64's at LRP
must be pretty worked over (suspension, weight reduction...), so it's a
poor comparison to a stock A4. And I've seen NA 944's run 63's at LRP, and
944 turbo's get into the 59's.
However, I fully agree the I5 can be much improved from the way it left the
PS Anyone who'd like to flex their skills at Lime Rock should sign up for
EMRA's time trial on November 5th. It's $120 (or less with pre reg) and
should be a blast. I know a number of VW's will be there.
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 1999 21:51:21 EDT
Subject: Re: 1.8t in4000?
In a message dated 99-10-24 21:36:16 EDT, you write:
<< or stretch a poor I5 to the ends and get 150bhp.
> Warmest regards,
> Alexander van Gerbig
> '88 Audi 80 -- Koni Yellows, G&M Springs
> HOR Technologies Sport Hydro Cam, K&N Filter
> Borbet Type T, Dunlop SP9000 Sport
To whoever wrote this...
You obviously know very little about the in line 5 that Audi produced.
Stretch the poor in line five to 150 hp? You can get a NA inline5 10v well
over that with some work, and a 20v is easy to push over 200hp. Second
With well over 250 hp, how exactly do you plan on driving this fwd monster?
Last time I checked, EIP turbo VR6's had a nasty habit of breaking the
driveshafts, which are much beefier than mid eight's audi 4 cyl. action.
Also, ever hear of torque steer? If not, go drive a late eighties Taurus
SHO. Or a Camry V6. Before you concentrate of blowing hp figures, figure
out if you can drive the car with that much horsepower. At Limerock Park,
CT., stock engined coupe GT's set up to race turn 1:04's. Which, by the
is faster than 300+ hp 944 turbos. Don't believe me? I'll take you there,
and you can check it out. It's also about 15 seconds a lap faster than a
stock A41.8Turbo can muster.
All from an "unstretched poor old 5 cylinder".