[200q20v] 326 hp out of a 280 hp turbo or, What color is my K24?

Cordeiro, Alan Alan.Cordeiro at mts.com
Tue Feb 5 14:47:31 EST 2002

Lighter chassis makes no difference to how an engine makes HP. And that
engine is a 1.8 liter to boot
Hmmm..... smaller lighter engine???.   ..... NAH!!

mlp writes..
>Uncle John suggests in his reply, "...these turbos {up rated k03/04s} will
not make serious horsepower for an extended period of time. If you want to
make a lot of power & maintain reliability >then look at the 326 horsepower
kit from MTM..... {which apparently} upgrade your turbo to the
>K24 that was used on the early S4/S6 cars....." What the heck#$$%@? I
thought we were basically >"reliability" and otherwise absolutely maxed out
at @ 270-280 bhp with the K24's in the UrS4/6's? >Where'd MTM's K24 get the
additional 56 to 46 horses? A smaller, lighter chassis in the TT?

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