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Aleksander Mierzwa writes:
> 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
> >one.
> 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.

I thought the latest VR6 engines do have 4-valve heads?

96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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