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Originally Posted by raceman View Post
Anytime you hear about turbo conversions to N/A motors a caution will be issued regarding the application of boost to a tired motor,that it`s a failed enterprise. Boost will accelerate the car and the life expectancy of the motor at a similar rate and the 2.7 is notoriously fragile anyhow.Having said that, plenty of people have successfully turboed the 2.7 and although a tired motor is a recipe for failure it can be done if you`re careful...and experienced.. Economically speaking l would advise you to pull the motor,clean it up and sell it to fund a 3.6,3.2 or even 3.0 purchase. You will be glad you did, a broke 2.7 isn`t worth much...

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Old 01-29-2008, 09:50 AM
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