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HOW TO DO AN ADVANCED SEARCH.

Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:56 pm by Admin


For the benefit of 944Hybrids users there are two search functions available for you to use.
The purpose of this sticky is to explain the "Advanced Search" function because it is much more powerful and is the best choice when researching information.

When you log on to the site a list of options is shown in a line at the top of the page. One option is labelled "Search", use this option (NOT the search box lower down on the right).

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    Post  powaw on Fri Jun 10, 2011 8:53 pm

    It took me about 20 months to do but I finished. You can check it out in detail at the build blog ninas20vt
    Now I'm tuning things and looking for a new coilover setup. Good luck to everyone with their swaps!


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    Post  acorad on Sat Jun 11, 2011 7:18 pm

    powaw, sounds very cool but could you fill us in on the engine? I really don't know anything about it, and I imagine there are others here in the same boat. 20V=20 valves? 5 cyl? HP? etc...
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    Post  Arthropraxis on Sat Jun 11, 2011 8:58 pm

    Where is the this thread is worthless without pictures icon?
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    Post  powaw on Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:23 pm

    The whole build process is in the blog if you follow the link, but the short version is that I swiped the motor from an Audi s6. So now it has a 5 cyl turbo motor. I have boost limited right now while we are tuning the fuel injection. When in full effect the goal is 400hp. We'll have to stop there if we stay with the stock internals. I have gutted the car for autocross duty. It has a tilton minidisk with 8lb flywheel and a turbo lsd tranny. I made all of the parts for the car my self with the exception of the boss for the idler pulley and the spacer for the slave cylinder that I had a friend turn for me. Here is a pic of the engine bay.
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    Post  powaw on Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:28 pm

    Here is a pic from here first run last weekend after being scattered across the shop floor for the last 20 months. The old 2.5 na motor could never smoke the back tires. Hehe!

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    Post  Arthropraxis on Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:32 pm

    Looks like a very clean install. You even get to keep the vacuum assist on the brakes.
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    Post  powaw on Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:09 am

    yea, I wasn't sure if they would function properly or not with the boosted setup up, but they are doing fine. I didn't have to change any of the brake related hardware at all. Other than using Hawk hp+ pads. The throttle body is relocated a bit (it was hitting the master cylinder) with the relocator tube between it and the manifold.

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    Post  beario on Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:34 am

    hi there great swap... could you email me at bearnigel at yahoo dot com,change the at and dot...i want to do this swap but there seems to be no kind of check lit that works??? do you know any one that would sell me an adapter plate or would you consider selling me one or the list of verything that you used...please reply to my mail...many thanks nige...uk...

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    Post  a951 on Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:48 am

    nice swap, love the fact you kept the stock transaxle unlike the swedish R5 swap

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    Post  beario on Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:06 am

    bump anyone know this guy powaz...i want to do this swap in uk and am looking for soemone that ells or would sell the adapter etc or list whats needed cheers...

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    Post  powaw on Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:30 am

    I wrote an extensive build blog at ninas20vt.blogspot.com. You should find everything there with lots of pics.

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    Post  Rich L. on Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:35 pm

    Congrats powaw! I put a 20vt into an '85 urq years back. (Much easier as the factory did it for a couple of years.) At the same time a friend was building-up a 944 turbo. We spent many nights with beers and measuring tapes trying to figure out if the AAN would go into the 944. I'm glad to see it done.

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    Post  gixxer1k on Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:07 pm

    what bell housing and motor mounts did you use?

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    Post  SGoodall on Thu Oct 24, 2013 5:03 am

    gixxer1k wrote:what bell housing and motor mounts did you use?
    The 924 bellhosuing matches the audi bolt pattern, if the flywheel is thick a spacer is needed this can be got from a C4 S4 or S6 or from a few later cars but not sure which...

    This link has a good info for the non turbo motor into the 944 944 20v

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    Hello, I own a sweet 1977 924 that I want to swap an Audi 1.8L Turbo into. Eventually I want to fabricate some long travel suspension front and rear and Rally that bad boy. For now Im just concerned with swapping out that 2.0 NA that sucks pretty bad, I had a 92 ranger that was quicker. I have too many questions to list. I was hoping someone had some general build info they could swing my way. I want to run an upgraded turbo and camshaft that will push about 265ish HP and TQ. My questions surround the obvious mounting and transmission issues with the Audi motor as well as the braking and transaxle systems. Would a simple 944 brake upgrade handle the 265ish HP and TQ? Would I need to move up to the 944 Turbo for brakes, transaxle etc? Keeping my mechanical speedometer is also crucial for now before any serious rally plans happen. again any help on this swap is much appreciated

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    Post  spence on Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:36 am

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    Post  erioshi on Wed Oct 05, 2016 10:34 am

    spence wrote:[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
    That seems to be a link to a UK based 1.8 RHD build.
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    Post  spence on Wed Oct 05, 2016 11:01 am

    Yes it is, and you probably won't find another.
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