Re: [DMCForum] Re: Feeling pretty please with myself....
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Re: [DMCForum] Re: Feeling pretty please with myself....



James, are the modern 806's still PRV? The newer Renaults (eg Espace V6
) use PSA engines with completely different gearboxes.

The Xantia V6 is a 24v PRV apparently

Martin

jamesrguk wrote:

>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.
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>You can find them in some Peugeot 806 people carriers but they are
>still a bit pricy.
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>Judging from the number of 24V petrol 806's models availible
>compared  to diesels I guess the petrol was not 1st choice.
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>Best to find one in a scrappy that has been rear ended and written
>off.
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>The 604 also had the 24v 3 ltr PRV as an engine option, but again not
>many around 2nd hand.
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>James
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>--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Martin Gutkowski <webmaster@xxxx>
>wrote:

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>>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
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>comes

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>>up on ebay. One sold a few weeks ago for £600 - and frankly, it'd
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>be

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>>easier to ship the whole car to the US, and at least you'd get all
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>the

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>>anciliiaries that're missing on my engine.
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>>Martin
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>>Dave Stragand wrote:
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>>>Ditto for me, Martin.  I would love some of those 4-valve heads...
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>=)

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>>>-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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