Eurovan 2.5 crank in Audi block
sdewitt at stx.rr.com
sdewitt at stx.rr.com
Tue Nov 2 10:05:40 EST 2004
Nope, all recent Audi Crankshafts are forged, including the 2.5. The rev limit in the eurovan it 5800 rpm. My 4000 2.5 turbo happily revs to 6500.
----- Original Message -----
From: Hoffman Anthony J A1C 552 CMS/MXMVC <Anthony.Hoffman at tinker.af.mil>
Date: Tuesday, November 2, 2004 8:10 am
Subject: RE: Eurovan 2.5 crank in Audi block
> I was under the impression that the 2.5 was a low reving engine
> (cast crank
> maybe?). Is this correct?
> Tony Hoffman
> -----Original Message-----
> From: quattro-bounces+anthony.hoffman=tinker.af.mil at audifans.com
> [quattro-bounces+anthony.hoffman=tinker.af.mil at audifans.com] On
> Behalf Of sdewitt at stx.rr.com
> Sent: 29-Oct-2004 12:37 PM
> To: David.Payne at brinksinc.com
> Cc: quattro at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: Eurovan 2.5 crank in Audi block
> It is possible and has been discussed at great lengths on this forum.
> You either have to get custom pistons made or custom rods made, no
> stockcombo will work properly unless you use a eurovan block.
> I think eurospec uses stock rods with a custom piston that moves
> the wrist
> pin closer to the deck.
> You might want to pick their brains and see specifically what they
> use. For
> my 2.5 conversion I used a eurovan block and bolted on a turbo head.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: David.Payne at brinksinc.com
> Date: Friday, October 29, 2004 12:20 pm
> Subject: Eurovan 2.5 crank in Audi block
> > Anybody done this? I know the Eurovan block is taller (same
> height as
> > ABA?), and that the Audi block will have to be clearanced. I'm
> > looking for the right rod and piston combo. Looking at
> > http://not2fast.wryday.com/vw/stuff/vw_engines.shtml it looks
> > maybe Audi 3A stuff might work, but I'd still like to talk to
> > who has done this.
> > You might notice that I've been asking alot of questions about
> > swaps lately, my 90Q is approaching 200K and I think I'm going
> > start buildingup something on the engine stand to drop in when I
> > the time.
> > Thanks,
> > Dave.
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