[200q20v] upgrade advice
b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Sat Dec 1 23:44:47 EST 2001
But still a large step backward in breaking torque.
> From: Chris Covington <malth at umich.edu>
> Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2001 22:15:20 -0500 (EST)
> To: Bernie Benz <b.m.benz at prodigy.net>
> Cc: 200q20V mailing list <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Subject: Re: [200q20v] upgrade advice
> That was free my friend.
> On Sat, 1 Dec 2001, Bernie Benz wrote:
>> You've already taken a considerable step backward with your fat wallet,
>> going from UFO's to G60s. Which way is up?
>>> From: Chris Covington <malth at umich.edu>
>>> Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 17:18:55 -0500 (EST)
>>> To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
>>> Cc: <s-car-list at yahoogroups.com>
>>> Subject: [200q20v] upgrade advice
>>> I'm considering a turbo / exhaust manifold upgrade (probably the IA
>>> "torquey" junior-RS2 turbo with the IA manifold), but I'm concerned about
>>> the implications this might have on the rest of the car, such as for
>>> instance, the G60 brakes. I'm very happy with my 200q20v the way it is
>>> now (except a little more power would be nice): recent G60 conversion,
>>> 16" BBS wheels that won't fit any of the brake packages, stock suspension
>>> redone, rebuilt head/valves (got the car after a Subaru dealership tried
>>> to give it a new timing belt, they failed), new stock injectors, basically
>>> stock everything except for the IA3 chip. But I have a case of fat wallet.
>>> Would running this IA turbo/manifold package overpower the brakes or the
>>> suspension? I don't feel like going through with another brake conversion
>>> at this time, and buying new wheels, with my relatively brand new G60s
>>> performing well for my needs which don't include tracking the car (I get
>>> that out of my system with motorcycles).
>>> '91 200q20v
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