KX engine with MC turbo parts?

passat TS passat_ts at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 23 21:05:13 EDT 2003

I got an email  from another lister that took this idea down.
I would have to use the MC's ECU with the maps and knock control.

So, it goes to the "just forget it" drawer.

It's easier/cheaper to do a real MC swap.

Thanks for the replies folks,


>From: "luke" <maytagasm at sympatico.ca>
>To: <passat_ts at hotmail.com>,<quattro at audifans.com>
>Subject: KX engine with MC turbo parts?
>Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 15:43:24 -0400
>what is the compression ratio?
>i have an interesting solution for oil cooling lines...
>take the oil filter housing from an mc for the sending line...
>and for the return line run it into the oil drain plug... :)
>just pull it out to drain the oil.
>im sure you can rig something with the oil cooler lines as well...
>bend your own tie rod...
>use a golf air box... (not sure if it will fit with kx but it works in the
>90tq conversion)
>no clue about the knock sensor...
>a k24 turbo might be fine... but if the compression is really high maybe a
>TDI turbo work better...
>a high compression engine with a tdi turbo should move off the line...
>MC exhaust manifold?

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