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Re: stiffer valve springs/Turbo Q's

>Thanks for all the 411 on turbo cars, wastegate springs; especially since I
>am looking at getting a 200TQ in the near future. Looking anyway.
>I have drivin a couple '90 200TQ's, and they are smoooooth. Unfortunatly, I
>can probably only afford an 89 200, and, I do not know if it is due to
>different engineering, bad luck, or what, but the 89's I have driven have
>been a lot less refined than the '90s. The clutches don't seem smooth, kinda
>cheezy, and the engine is louder, not as smooth. Doesn't seem to want to run
>as hard as the '90. Maybe I've just driven bad ones? Who knows. I know there
>is some sort of difference between the 89s and 90s, someone was telling me
>it is harder to tweak as much power from the 90s. I would rather only
>upgrade 60-80 hp on a 90, and have it be smoother, than get 80-120 on an '89
>and have it be rough and loud.

You have drivin bad examples of both years....  My '87 5KCSTQIA2 is 
neither rough nor loud and I'm Pumping out PLENTY of HP's


Eric Fletcher