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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:
>> 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
> 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
Whats the benifit of the smaller IHI turbo? Well, it doesn't break your
waranteed trans nearly as often...