86 - 88 MC1 Turbo head and IM compatible to 90 MC-2 head/IM?

Jim Green jeg1976 at yahoo.com
Tue May 28 12:23:14 EDT 2002

--- "Lewis, Gary M" <gary.m.lewis2 at boeing.com> wrote:
> Hi Audifans,
> Is a 86-88 MC1 turbo head and intake manifold
> compatible to a 1990 MC2??
> Reason I ask is I would like to start the port and
> polish job BEFORE I yank
> the car apart, and I have access to a multitude of
> 86-88 turbo parts.  It
> would be nice to have the head, IM, and new 2-piece
> EM ready to go instead
> of waiting, or even worse, if my head was ultimately
> not rebuildable, having
> to find a new head.  I'm simply trying to minimize
> the downtime...

All the upper end MC stuff will fit on the MC2 with no
problems.  The only thing different is the MC2 IM has
a little drain tube for accidental fuel spills.  I
wouldn't worry about it if I were you.

Jim Green
'89 90tq EFI

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