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Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Kirkland, WA
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Boils down to just a few things:

1) Throttle response - while above 3k, in my 930 you'd be very hard pressed to tell
if it is a N/A car or not. Really? Yep. Torque and RPM flexibility is where a Turbo really shines.

2) Power to weight - on average, a 930 might weigh 200 lbs more.
What weighs more - fenders, trans, the turbo & IC itself.......these don't add up to much.

3) Above a certain level, getting big HP out of a NA engine is much more expensive.
A 3.4L CIS Turbo simply does not cost a fortune to produce reliable, safe HP.

4) Tolerance for maintenance and watching several critical items - MUCH more involved with a Turbo.
You MUST be vigilant with a Turbo, esp if used on track.

5) Personal preference
- Craig 3.4L, SC heads, 964 cams, B&B headers, K27 HF ZC turbo, Ruf IC. WUR & RPM switch, IA fuel head, Zork, G50/50 5 speed. 438 RWHP / 413 RWTQ -
"930 is the wild slut you sleep with who tries to kill you every time you "get it on" - Quote by Gabe
Movie: 930 on the dyno
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