Thread: Engine: T5: - 2.5t to t5 engine swap help!!
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Old Jul 18th, 2019, 23:00   #13
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Originally Posted by barrybritcher View Post
the 2.5T is designed with a low pressure turbo and the torque comes in a lot earlier than the high pressure T5 variants. Is it wise to put an engine in that develops boost so much later in a SUV?
I think I'm correct in saying the 2.3 T5 has a lower compression ratio and slightly different valve timing to enable it to safely handle more boost and more power.

It will probably run but the chances of it running really well are a lottery...
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