[200q20v] 4KQ Vs coupe exhaust diffs

Edward J Kellock ekellock at juno.com
Fri Apr 13 11:47:33 EDT 2001

I recall very well when I mounted a 4-2-1, long runner
exhaust manifold on my GTI, the thing had lots more torque.
Very cool.

Colorado Springs

On Fri, 13 Apr 2001 04:51:47 -0700 (PDT) Fundsalo Racing
<fundsaloracing at yahoo.com> writes:
> Yes, exactly. I checked my two prime sources for
> period information (Jeremy Walton's quattro book and
> Brooklands on quattros). The only relevant reference I
> found with a quick squint was that the Euro coupe made
> 130 and the Euro 80Q made 136 and the difference was
> due to the 5-onto-3-into-1 Vs the 5-into-2-into-1 and
> that there was no weight penalty for the upgrade.
> Also, torque was higher and at a lower RPM with the
> 5-into-3-into-1 piece. (US-spec coupe was 110HP and
> 4KQ 115HP, not from those references, from memory)
> -glen
> --- Edward J Kellock <ekellock at juno.com> wrote:
> > Did ya ever think that it was their original
> > intention to have the
> > 4kq as fast as the Coupe GT, but later, like 3 years
> > later (in US time)
> > they decided to go ahead and let go of that idea and
> > put out the
> > 87.5 CGT to show off their new engine a little early
> > and move the
> > last few CGT's of the lots in the US?
> > 
> <snippage>
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