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Re: don't try this at home??

On Thu, 5 Jan 1995, Robert Randall wrote:

> Ned said the only way out of it is to swap the 
> 4k's engine out for a 5kt engine and start from
> there.  If I start with the 5kt motor I can go
> much faster (read - much more torque).
> Ok.  I can deal with that.  I'll just have
> to save a little longer thats all.
> Obvious question is: hey bozo, buy the 5tq to start
> with!  Sorry, I don't like them as well as the 4ks.
> I have a real thing for boxy cars (other car is 86 gli).
> I love the lines on the old 4ks.
> So, with that said, and to chew up a little more 
> bandwidth on the net; has anyone done a 5t motor
> into a 4k swap?

......I like the lines of the 4000 too. Check out the archives for
an article on a 4000 turbo conversion. The conclusion is that this 
is not a trivial swap. Probably way beyond the average home
mechanic. If it was simple we would have all done it and be
watching 5000tq's disappear in our mirrors .
	-ed  '84 4000s