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Re: 4KQS Turbo conversion ????

> I was just reading Lis Marques page on MC conversions and have a
> question:
> If one wanted to keep the A/C compressor, how is a turbo conversion
> possible?
> I mean, the alternator sits in front of the rad, the PS pump is at the
> top of the engine by the rad and that monster A/C compressor is right in
> the way of the turbo.
> Has anyone actually done a MC conversion and kept A/C????

Marc Swanson is gonna try.  He's going to swap the alt and AC to the
sides the donor car had them on, reversed from the 4k.  I think it means
moving the radiator/AC condenser back a bit (or angling them).

You gotta figure, the UrQ comes with AC (and an alternator) so there
must be a way, right?


is his site btw

Huw Powell


82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT; 73 F250