[Es2] Various

Aaron Jongbloedt jungle at mnic.net
Fri Mar 19 11:11:52 EST 2004

An 86 coupe quattro?  cool... with a 20v conversion?!  cool!  The clutch and tranny shouldn't be a problem....but turboing a 20v 7A motor is a pain....it runs at a 10.3:1 CR, you will have to run some sort of stand along fuel and spark management.

"Harrison, David" wrote:

> Having recently joined the list, I would like to ask a few questions. I
> have a 1986 coupe quattro that presently has a 7A 20v engine with a few
> tweaks. Firstly, will the gearbox handle the power and torque of the 20v
> turbo, bearing in mind that my gearbox is virtually the same as the old
> Ur quattros of the period. And Is there any wiring issues to consider.
> (Fitting the 7A required quite a lot of re-wiring to the fusebox.) If
> there are any other issues I should consider I would like to hear these
> also.
> On the issue of the clutch, I have the 10v turbo clutch plate mated to
> the standard 7A flywheel and cover, and on quick get aways it is
> possible to make the clutch slip more than I would like. I would be very
> tempted to use one of the Sachs or Black Diamond sporting clutches
> available over here in the u.k..
> Best regards,
> Yours faithfully,
> David Harrison.
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