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The 24v PRV, on paper, at least, chucks out an extra 3 bhp than the
25 turbo, but it is DOHC and from my experience move valves tends to
mean smoother excelleration and top end grunt.

You can find them in some Peugeot 806 people carriers but they are
still a bit pricy.

Judging from the number of 24V petrol 806's models availible
compared  to diesels I guess the petrol was not 1st choice.

Best to find one in a scrappy that has been rear ended and written
off.

The 604 also had the 24v 3 ltr PRV as an engine option, but again not
many around 2nd hand.


James


--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Martin Gutkowski <webmaster@xxxx>
wrote:
> The Renault turbo engine is only a 12 valve. There's a normally
> aspirated 24 valver that Walt's getting. I'll sing if another 25
comes
> up on ebay. One sold a few weeks ago for £600 - and frankly, it'd
be
> easier to ship the whole car to the US, and at least you'd get all
the
> anciliiaries that're missing on my engine.
>
> Martin
>
> Dave Stragand wrote:
>
> >Ditto for me, Martin.  I would love some of those 4-valve heads...
=)
> >
> >-Dave
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Marc Levy [mailto:malevy_nj@xxxx]
> >Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2004 9:54 PM
> >To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: Re: [DMCForum] Re: Feeling pretty please with myself....
> >
> >I still have my Island engine, and would consider a
> >rebuild with real turbo parts...  If this is something
> >your considering, please keep me in mind for to be a
> >copy-cat.
> > 
> >



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