[V8] V8 turbo?
David.Coleman at blackrock.com
Thu Aug 18 15:12:39 EDT 2005
I guess you figured you'd be inundated w/ these sort of questions -- and
mine is 3.5-fold:
What is it about the OE dual distributors that (a) might make them
unreliable/complex w/ the 034 ECU, and (b) a poor choice for a TT
application? And do I understand correctly that simply converting from
the OE ecu to the 034 there's a notable power pick-up (no turbos)?
What would the downside be of doing the 034 ECU conversion to a stock V8
I guess it seems to me part of the turbo-related issues could be averted
by starting w/ an ABZ motor...
'91 V8 4.2 5-speed
Pearlized Alpine White
> -----Original Message-----
> From: v8-bounces at audifans.com
> [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Nate Stuart
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 2:50 PM
> To: S_Matus
> Cc: V8
> Subject: Re: [V8] V8 turbo?
> I'm running a 034efi IIc ecu, hence why I can run distributorless.
> Pretty much required for any easy reliable turbocharging use.
> Though I also had a pretty healthy bump in HP last year when
> it was in NA form.
> With a free flowing exhaust and intake and the ecu I was
> getting 226whp at the dyno, which puts it probably ~40hp over
> stock claims of 240 at the crank.
> Will be dynoing the turbo setup very soon.
> Take care,
> S_Matus wrote:
> > Nate -
> > What is necessary to move to the distributor-less ignition
> as shown in
> > your TT pics? That is a clean look, and may offset the cost of a
> > tuneup if not to pricey.
> > Scott.
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> > Message: 10
> > Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 22:53:46 -0400 (EDT)
> > From: "Nate Stuart" <newt at motorgeek.com
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> > Subject: Re: [V8] V8 turbo?
> > To: "Ingo Rautenberg" <i.rautenberg at waratap.com
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> > > Why do I have a feeling Nate's involved with this one?? Hmm, I do
> > recall
> > > suggesting he market these to help defray the cost of his project
> > > car
> > :-)
> > >
> > Who... me?!? :-D
> > They do look _strangely_ familiar to my manifolds....
> > http://www.motorgeek.com/short_url/8vcd
> > http://www.motorgeek.com/short_url/28ct
> > Mmm, turbos http://www.motorgeek.com/short_url/78de :)
> > -Nate
> > '89 90v8ttq
> > '90 v8q
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