Engine swap from 4-cyl to 5-cyl?

JShadzi at aol.com JShadzi at aol.com
Tue Aug 6 19:35:42 EDT 2002

Ahh, I see...hmm, if I were you, I'd throw in a 2.0 16v motor with EFI and turbo, 300hp easy.  Converting to 5 cyl. doesn't sound worth it to me.


>On Tue, 06 Aug 2002 18:13:35 -0400, you wrote:
>>Eyvind, I don't have all the info, but generally speaking, and frankly, I think it would make more sense to buy a proper 5 cylinder car considering how much they cost these days, and the cost and amount of work required to fit a 5 cylinder motor in a 4 cylinder car.  Why are you consider converting a 4 cyl. car anyway (out of curiosity)?
>The problem is that I don't live in the US, I live in Norway, Europe,
>where car prices are _very_ much higher than most other countries. I
>was playing with the idea of going to Germany, buying a complete
>3B/ABY from an S2 (not that expensive) and installing it in my '89
>80q.. :-)
>E. Spangen
>'89 Audi 80 2.0E quattro
>('90 Audi 200TQ20v - garasjedronning)

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