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New Engine Decision: Auto or Manual

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sherbertmelon
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New Engine Decision: Auto or Manual

Postby sherbertmelon » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:26 pm

Hi peeps!

I am fairly new to the Altezza but have recently owned an IS200 for a year and loved it! But would rather a car that's got some Japanese history..

Anyway,

Due to recent events my big end bearings went and damaged the crank, causing complete and utter failure long story short..:(

Ahh well...

Now I am confused because some people are telling me one thing, others another. Asking the experts on Tezza world was my best option.

I am looking for a new engine and have the choice of two:

Engine 1:
Dismantled from an Auto Altezza, 70,000kms on the clock

Engine 2:
Dismantled from a Manual Altezza, 89,000kms on the clock

I have been told the Auto block runs less power due to lower compression, smaller valves and runs an factory output of 200bhp as apposed to the manuals 210bhp.

Can anyone enlighten me on every difference and why it is that the auto runs less power in the head? Is that even true...just need some peeps to set my head straight so I can make decision!

Also which would you choose given my postion?

My car: Converted 6 speed MT RS200 3SGE Beams Altezza

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beamsteza
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Re: New Engine Decision: Auto or Manual

Postby beamsteza » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:35 pm

The auto compression is lower and doesn't have the the larger titanium valves and springs for high revving and better flow.

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Re: New Engine Decision: Auto or Manual

Postby Soiled » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:55 pm

Stick to what ever you had before, that way you'll know it will work.

sherbertmelon
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Re: New Engine Decision: Auto or Manual

Postby sherbertmelon » Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:02 pm

Soiled wrote:Stick to what ever you had before, that way you'll know it will work.


That's an issue, as I don't know what it was before and it blew on me! :L

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Re: New Engine Decision: Auto or Manual

Postby Damok » Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:38 pm

Auto has a lower rev limit, and as above valves..
Stick with what you know..
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