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Re: 16v HEAD??
In a message dated 12/11/99 1:10:58 AM Central Standard Time, email@example.com
> This rumour is rampant amongst the 924 circles, it seems.
> Audi does make a 16V motor for the 80 Sport 16V model in about
> the 1990 time frame (not sold in north America), but that is
> basically the same as the VW Scirocco motor but oriented for
> longitudinal mounting. There is no 16V head that will fit the
> 924 motor.
> So this ends that discussion.
> > By the way, the block on the 924 is the same as the audi 100 sl(not the
> > model 100 but the earlier one like around 1979), and also the VW LT van.
> > dont think those car were ever imported into the us.
> The 100LS was imported to the US between circa 1969-1977. And you are
> right it uses an engine that has common roots as the 924's and the VW LT
> van (also some AMC Pacer/Gremlin). That engine is not at all compatible
> the later VW and Audi engines but for some reason many 924 people
> believe the contrary, but don't bother to actually compare. You obviously
> did and it is as you say, not interchangeable.
Well, any chacnce the 20v head from the new audis could work?
or heck any other manuafacturer? I woudl be really great if I could get a 4
valve (or more) head.
Or does any one know any secrets related to this motor?