HELP! 10V Turbo I-5 piston sources needed!!!
antar at attbi.com
Tue Aug 20 20:00:57 EDT 2002
I'm curious about your piston group purchase.. They were 8.5:1?? What's the
reasoning for the jump from stock MC 7.8 to 8.5? I thought that higher
compression motors were'nt good for a high perf. turbo motor? Funny, I
remember a couple yrs ago, people telling me my KH motor (8.3:1) would blow up
if I tried to turn up the boost..TIA.
>To: Ameer Antar <antar at attbi.com>, quattro at audifans.com
>From: ed armstrong <edshred2000 at yahoo.com>
>Date: 8/20/2002 12:51:33 PM
>Subject: Re: HELP! 10V Turbo I-5 piston sources needed!!!
>The Audi factory options in this country are very
>limited indeed ! I could not find oversize replacement
>pistons for my MC-1 at a price I could afford when I
>was in the rebuilding stage.
>Instead I participated in a group buy organized by
>Javad Shadzi for a set of Wiesco pistons. These were
>82 mm I believe (required boring of block) with a
>8.5:1 compression. The machinist would did the work
>commented they were very nice.
>If you are interested I still have the spec sheet from
>Wiesco. I'm sure they have the "design" in their
>database and could make you a set very easily. But
>expect to pay substantially more than the ~$550 price
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