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Turbo Ii Convertible?

Old 01-26-2004, 08:56 PM
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I know pretty much everything that a N/A to Turbo II swap entails, but anything special about converting a convertible? Any benefits? I know the cons are the Convertible is more flexy and heavier. Who here has one, or done one? Any pics and info?
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nothing different



every part is 100% swappable....





benefits are a fast turbo convertible :-p
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Old 01-26-2004, 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Black8' date='Jan 26 2004, 09:56 PM
I know pretty much everything that a N/A to Turbo II swap entails, but anything special about converting a convertible? Any benefits? I know the cons are the Convertible is more flexy and heavier. Who here has one, or done one? Any pics and info?
Haven't heard of anybody actually DOING one, but like Mike said, you'll have a fast-*** Vert, that's for sure.



Rack up about $4000 and you should be good to go.
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Originally Posted by YukiRX7Aisha' date='Jan 26 2004, 11:59 PM
Haven't heard of anybody actually DOING one, but like Mike said, you'll have a fast-*** Vert, that's for sure.



Rack up about $4000 and you should be good to go.
well figure in japan they ALL came turbocharged





so theyre not about to make any changes to the chassis or platform just for a different market



so you just gotta swap the engine



you can run the NA driveshaft, tranny, rear end etc ... but turbo is stronger and will last longer and hold up better



it fits perfectly even with the xbrace under there too
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Originally Posted by FrestyleFC3S' date='Jan 26 2004, 11:31 PM
well figure in japan they ALL came turbocharged





so theyre not about to make any changes to the chassis or platform just for a different market



so you just gotta swap the engine



you can run the NA driveshaft, tranny, rear end etc ... but turbo is stronger and will last longer and hold up better



it fits perfectly even with the xbrace under there too
Damn, I forgot to mention about swapping the driveshaft, trans and rear...



And yeah, don't you wish stuff stayed the same for our market? Japan gets all the good ****
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Japan always gets the good ****. Everything there is turbo. Everything.
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there is a member of the board who has one, he doesnt come on

as much.



the swap is the same as any coupe. there is another crossmember

down there but I believe it unbolts anyhow.
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Originally Posted by Rob x-7' date='Jan 27 2004, 08:02 AM
there is a member of the board who has one, he doesnt come on

as much.



the swap is the same as any coupe. there is another crossmember

down there but I believe it unbolts anyhow.
the xmember wont get in the way
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well i'll be doing one very soon using the tutorial on i think it was FC3S.org....



and it will be documented with pics and videos
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