[Biturbos4] '92 S4 original turbo
s_malt at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 31 10:23:49 EDT 2005
--- Ti Kan <ti at amb.org> wrote:
> Single Malt writes:
> > --- David Cahill <djcahill at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Just to throw some salt in the wounds, I'd like
> > > point out that the
> > > original turbo on my '92 S4 is still producing
> > > bar after 307,000 miles.
> > > That is all.
> > ... and what is your RPM before the boost kicks in
> > your '92?? :) But I guess that when it *does*
> kick in
> > you get quite a kick in the pants.
> Actually the '92-94 S4 (and 95 S6) AAN engine's
> torque curve is similar
> to that of the biturbo S4's. It also reaches its
> peak low in the
> sub-2000 range and maintains it throughout the
> useful powerband. It
> uses a single K24 turbo instead of dual K03s. While
> it doesn't spool
> quite as fast as the K03s it's not bad at all.
That surprises me, I thought one of the real benefits
of two smaller turbos was the torque band starting so
You're just adding fuel to my desire to own a 95.5 S6
... now stop it! :) ... my wallet and my wife will
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