Inhaling and Exhaling...
t44tq at mindspring.com
Thu Aug 8 15:04:27 EDT 2002
With the MC, why can't you just use the entire MC fuel system? I thought
that's what most people did w/ transplants.
I have not BTDT, so if there is something that makes this very
sorry if I made it sound so easy. I'm trying to convince a friend of
to do the transplant to his 4kq.
From: quattro-admin at audifans.com [mailto:quattro-admin at audifans.com] On
Behalf Of Michael Gough
Sent: Thursday, August 08, 2002 1:46 PM
To: quattro at audifans.com
Subject: Re: Inhaling and Exhaling...
Yeah but at 6psi you can use the stock fuel and ignition systems. Maybe
even 8psi. I didn't push more than 6 without an extra injector, Javad
says 8-10 is okay, YMMV. Mike
> I second Mike's advice- a nice MC transplant into the 4kq would give
> it some serious power, with a SJM chip and exhaust, you should be
> around 220hp or maybe a tad more.
> 6psi? K24 at 12psi, more like it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: quattro-admin at audifans.com [mailto:quattro-admin at audifans.com]
> On Behalf Of Michael Gough
> Sent: Thursday, August 08, 2002 1:03 PM
> To: quattro at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: Inhaling and Exhaling...
>> Well, the time is quickly coming to make Audrey ('87 4kcsq) a bit
> Good, turbo it! It's the cheapest way to go.
>> 1) Intake... How much more power do I get with a full cold-air system
>> than with just switching to a K&N (and how much actual improvement
>> from the K&N?) And who produces cold-air systems for a 4kcsq (or do I
>> get to make my own)?
> A K&N might give ya 2hp. The stock intake IS in fact a cold air
> intake. Well it's supposed to be, maybe some of that stuff is missing
> from your car.
>> 2) Exhaust... the Stebros at Blau look nice... is it true that you
>> 6% more torque? (about... 8 more lb. ft.?)
> Maybe another 3hp on the stock motor. I don't think a cold air intake
> and exhaust are going to give you much more than noise. I had less in
> my CIS turbo system than an exhaust system costs and it ran 15.5 at 85 in
> the quarter mile....(stock was 17.4 at 78 or something) If you really
> want more power naturally aspirated, you're getting into cams,
> headwork, higher compression. All of these increase in cost
> exponentially. Bolt on a K24 at 6psi and you're done with it. Gobs of
> torque, and lots more HP too. Mike
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