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Old 11-27-2002, 10:33 PM   #1
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Angry 3 Or 5 ports Engine?

Which is the diference between a 5 ports Engine and a 3 ports engine?

I want to buy one!!! the two options i have, are one TOP engine with 3 ports, and One Nova Mega 5 ports Engine!! please help me with this chose!!!!!
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Old 11-27-2002, 11:29 PM   #2
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Which is the diference between a 5 ports Engine and a 3 ports engine?

I want to buy one!!! the two options i have, are one TOP engine with 3 ports, and One Nova Mega 5 ports Engine!! please help me with this chose!!!!!



hi there...is suggest u buy with 3 port engine..coz from what i'm having rite now is 3 port engine..very powerful engine..coz if u installed with 5 port...engine..can you handle it?..sometimesif u misshandling u will 'bang' ur car...so Y u need so much power 4 ur car...(my opinion) in race also....i really trying to avoid overdrive ..means try to make zero mistake..ok think..
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The main thing between them is ROAR legal vs illegal. I think most, if not all 3 port engines are ROAR legal. A 5 port is generally labeled as "turbo" because it has ballistic power. I would recommend you get the 3 port engine, you'll get better fuel mileage and you should have enough power to stay in the fight as long as you can drive the car....
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Old 11-28-2002, 01:43 PM   #4
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Don't be fooled into thinking that a five-port will automatically trounce a three port, because this is fundamentally not true. In theory, a five-port will rev higher and easier and thus produce more power at high revs. It, again in theory, should be more peaky as a result.
Both my team and myself have experimented with three and five port novarossi-based engines, and the latter do produce more power...but only just. A properly tuned three-port turbo isn't that far behind the five-port varient when it comes to ultimate top speed. In certain situations (such as a very tight track) a three-port could actually be the quicker option.
Five-ports do produce more power, but not on the scale of "If i replace my three-port with a five-port, will i be able to handle it?!"
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