[s-cars] Curious about HP possibilities
ingo.rautenberg at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 06:33:09 PST 2008
Sweet! I was having a blast talking to them in German at the time.
Unfortunately, all the pics we took were stolen (along with other
stuff) from Rob Dupree's garage shortly after we got back from the
Love to see the pics you have, Wylie!
On Jan 3, 2008, at 8:53 AM, <theringmeister at triad.rr.com> wrote:
> Me gots pics....somewhere in my attic..
> The look on the Audi engineers' faces and hearing them chatter in
> German as they tried to take LT1q all in was worth the price of
> Wylie Bean
> TheRingmeister at triad.rr.com
> 90 cq
> 91 90q20v sport
> 92 UrS4
> 01 allroad
> ---- Ingo Rautenberg <ingo.rautenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Oh, Boy! If you make it out to Steamboat Springs in february you can
>> see der LT1Q there with Peter Golledge at the wheel. It is not a
>> simple bolt-on conversion, let me assure you. You'll need a flywheel
>> adapter plate plus a few other things from Kennedy Engineering,
>> Custom fabrication needed to allow for proper cradling of the
>> engine. Then you'll need the corresponding wiring harness and ECU.
>> Proper alignment and rear throwout bearing at the flywheel is a must
>> (we went through 3 trannies during our trip to and from the Monterey
>> Historics (Audi was the featured marque) in 1999. Man, that beast
>> was/is a blast :-D Went through a few engines, too, before
>> everything got sorted out. Stay away from OptiSpark. See why:
>> BTW, two VW radiators were used for cooling -- one over at each
>> inner fender liner.
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