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Re: Best core motor year



>On Mon, 1 Dec 1997, Bryan Berndt wrote:

>On Mon, 1 Dec 1997, Cory Erickson wrote:
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>> What is the concensus on the best year motor to get when looking for a
>> core? My vote is for either the '87-'88 TC for the hardened head and late
>> manifolds (although the turbo isn't necessarily as desireable as the
>> Garrett).
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>	I would choose the IHI turbo because it is water cooled. THe
>Garrett is only oil cooled, which is why you could used to set your watch
>to them going out at about 60k miles........ The IHI turbo is somewhat
>smaller too- less lag -but the Garrett has a higher top end. I heard once
>of someone putting the two together though....
>
>
BUZZZZZZ.......WRONG! WRONG!  The T03 is indeed watercooled, back to 84 
anyway.
Whats the benifit of the smaller IHI turbo?  Well, it doesn't break your 
waranteed trans nearly as often...
>> 
Brian
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