Coupe GT turbo conversion.

Alan Kramer ackramer at
Thu Mar 1 14:13:31 EST 2001

Funny, I'm starting on a turbo conversion on a coupe too and was wondering 
the same thing...but from a different angle.  Would a 1987.5 tranny be 
advantageous over the stock coupe 093 tranny?

'83 CGT
'86 4kcsq
'85 CGT <-> '87 5kt
'85, '86 CGT (parts)

>From: "Mark Rutherford" <5kcstq at>
>To: <quattro at>
>Subject: Coupe GT turbo conversion.
>Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 17:49:22 -0000
>I finally decided to do a turbo conversion on my 86 coupe GT.  I ordered a
>MC from Chris Semple at force 5 on Monday.  Pulled the original motor out 
>Tuesday.  While I wait for the motor to get here I was wondering about the
>gearing on the original transmission.  I think I might like to raise the
>final drive a little while it is apart.  Is there a easy way to raise the
>gear ratios.  I was thinking of using parts out of a 5k transmission if 
>are compatable.  Any ideas out there, or will the original gearing be OK.
>Any opinions welcome
>5kcstq at

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