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At 03:53 99-11-02 -0800, Ti Kan wrote:

>There is a V5 engine in the VW lineup that fits in the A platform
>chassis...  (more appropriately named the VR5).  Perhaps it could be
>developed into a 5-valve version with turbo?  That would be an interesting

Unfortunately, the VR6 engine and it's derivatives all share one common
flaw: you can't have more than 2 valves per cylinder on these engines. The
cylinder head is so large that it is extremely prone to warp. At least
that's what I've heard.

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
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