Re: Series III turobcharger, ...sparewheelholder
Agreed. I put in a Transit 2.5DI and it's ideal, if a little torquey. I
could do with an extra gear really.
"Marc Draper" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, nfb
> <email@example.com> writes
>>can someone remember of a turbocharger for the Series III diesel models? -
>>Any experiences, or a place where to purchase. I've looked at Paddocks's
>>but didn't find anything. (I think of a combination "ashcroft transmission
>>upgrade & maybe a turbocharger")
>>Second does someone know where to get a "holder" for the sparewheel on the
>>Thanx to all
> Don't do it !
> Waste of money on a 22 + year old engine.
> I would estimate the engine life to be measured in minutes after fitting a
> Fit a 2.5 TD engine complete. Even that won't last very long, they never
> did from new !!
> Tdi is better option with obvious increase in cost.
> Cheapest and easiest option for more power in a series III is to fit a 2.5
> petrol engine. Pick them up for less than a turbo and never go wrong!
> Re spare wheel mount on bonnet. There are lots available second hand in
> the UK usually complete with bonnet. But don't fit the spare wheel on the
> bonnet if you do fit a turbo to the series III engine as you will get fed
> up with opening it.
> Good luck