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Coupe Turbo (2wd)
Just wanted to let everyone know that I have installed a 1982 5kt
motor into my 1982 Coupe with the old style f.i. and Ox sensor (my
car never came with one becouse it's Canadian model).
It took me the whole weekend but the result is unreal. I also
managed to squish the 88 5kt intercooler into the front grille
without loosing my high beams. Although I might get rid of them
later on in favour of the Rally TQC style grille.
After sorting out all the vacuum leaks and setting both the mixture
and timing the car is running perfect. The power is intoxicating.
There is only couple of problems.
My gas milege is down the toilet. That could be explained by the
boost gauge which is usually kept up by me.
The other problem arose last night. While in process of top speed
test I got to about 190 km/h (118 m/h) and the tach hit almost 4500
rpm the clutch started slipping. All I saw was the rpm shooting to
the redline with the speedo at a stand still.
I used a 4kq clutch wich I know is too small (240 clutch is on order)
But don't clutches usually slip at lower speeds and high torque
1982 Coupe TURBO (451,000 km)
1984 4000s quattro (320,000 km under the wrench)
1970 Porsche 911E Targa (also under the wrench)
Who put my tools in the dishwasher?