EM questions

Henry A Harper III hah at alumni.rice.edu
Mon Dec 9 10:59:38 EST 2002

I haven't heard of a stock 20v EM failing like the 10v ones sometimes do,
so life is unfortunately (for those who want an excuse to uppgrade to RS2
spec) too long. I know Kerry Leeds/Griffith in Park City has an RS2 EM with
chip and stock turbo, he likes it...his car was of course quicker than my
then-unchipped car, but most of that was the chip. RS2 EM w/ stock k24 is
probably a little silly with the minor hassle of removing the turbo anyway
(might as well put on a bigger one while it's off, right?) but I would do
it if the price was right for the RS2 EM and cheap labor (beer)...new they
seem to run $700 or so (and no real Audi new ones any more, I think I read
a while back, just copies available now).

Henry Harper
http://www.henry-harper.com hah at alumni.rice.edu
1991 200 quattro, 116k
1988 GTI 16v, 233k

On Monday, December 09, 2002 10:15 AM, Brandon Rogers
[SMTP:brogers at terrix.com] wrote:
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> Greetings-
> I have a few questions about the exhaust manifold on the 3B.
> What is the life expectancy, mileage-wise?  Are they prone to warping
like the 10V turbos EMs?  Has anybody done an RS2 EM but kept the stock
K24?  Is something like that worthwhile, or a total waste?  What's a good
price for an RS2 EM?
> TIA!
> Brandon
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