[torsen] Re: [s-cars] RE: RS2 turbocharger

Chris Covington malth at umich.edu
Mon Jun 17 10:50:03 EDT 2002


On Sat, 15 Jun 2002 S4audinut at aol.com wrote:

> Jesus guys, the rs2's dont lack torque, they just dont have it where you want
> it. My car reall go's at 3600rpm and I can guarantee it is bumping 400 lb ft,
> just doing it around 4000rpm. Torque on the bottom makes a great daily
> driver, not a fast car! Adjust your thinking.. If you want torque at 1900rpm
> you wont have power at 6000rpm. If you want a 170mph car, it wont do
> burnouts. Cant have both quick and fast, you guys want a 150 shot of nitrous,
> just buy a case of valves when you get the giggle gas, this is the only way
> to get low and high.
> Rod

I know what you're saying Rod, I should've said "low-end" torque.  You
could always get a 4.2 V8 to slap some RS2s on and then you'd probably
have low and high though. ;)

Chris
'91 200q20v




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