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      12-15-2008, 12:45 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Motor She Wrote View Post
I can understand the gripes about the 135's looks, but the Z needs a turbo, I think. Why they couldn't figure out a way to make the RB26DETT work over here is beyond me.
The RB is heavy, old, and more complex via turbo system than the VQ, IMO. The I6 is also very long longitudinally, making it harder to push the engine towards the center.