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Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
Hi Folks,
Have/running a Eurospec head? Post up please!
best regards,
Peter T.
Current List of Eurospec Head owners:
Atoson
85spraybomb
voxwagen88
bahnblitz
avwg60
Andrew Stauffer
Peter Tong
MkIIRoc
Stock77
vwpieces
kenney83
Rage In The Machines
vwsnaps
gamblinfool
Prof315
chrisbmx68
victoreyestkt
Tinter
unconfirmed:
81dragrabbit1
honorary member with standard non custom cast rebuilt Eurospec head

dennis2society
bvillelounge
upoo2
MarkOne
 

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Re: Eurospec 8v head rollcall... post if you have one thx... (The Quinner)

Why thank you Mr Witting. Merry Christmas btw.

Peter, you know all about my set up. Definitely count me as a fan of these things. You don't see or hear of too many out there, however. Perhaps the high cost in the mostly low budget 8v world.......


Modified by Andrew Stauffer at 6:19 AM 12-21-2006
 

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here is the scoop (pic photo credit goes to avwg60)...

bottom is the stock 8v hydro counterflow head... top is the Eurospec head...


Modified by Peter Tong at 1:16 PM 12-21-2006
 

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Re: (Peter Tong)

Quote, originally posted by Peter Tong »
here is the scoop (pic photo credit goes to avwg60)...
bottom is the stock 8v hydro counterflow head... top is the Eurospec head...


where's the drool icon?

So are these an aftermarket head or a specialty VW unit?
 

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Re: (2.0 Ho)

The basic versions of it were around $1000 or so during the mid 90's. That one is the rather worked over Stage 3 all out 8v head. I think these days the standard head is right around $2400... as I said kind of rare I would presume but you never know !
 

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Re: (Peter Tong)

yah but i dont see the massive performance of the eurospec head compared to someone doing a p&p on a head and getting bigger valves in there head for 1000... just doesnt make money sense to me... I could do all the work they did or have it done by someone for ALOT less the only difference is it wouldnt be cast
 

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Re: (2.0 Ho)

The Eurospec heads have extra metal cast in reinforcing the area surrounding the lifter bores. This makes it possible to run larger diameter lifters, and hence much higher lift cams (did you see the specs above - .59-.60" lift).
 

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Re: (2.0 Ho)

I'm sure with enough work a stock head likely could be reworked to perform as well.
As you can see it would require a heck of a lot of material removal. I do not know if there were other advantages - ie if portions of the casting were strengthened to compensate for the loss of material surrounding the ports.
At any rate - another other folks running this head?
 

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Re: (Peter Tong)

Quote, originally posted by Peter Tong »

At any rate - another other folks running this head?

I know of one guy over in my usual forum. I've clued him in to this thread, so we'll see if he reports in or just wants to keep it hush-hush...
 

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Re: (Peter Tong)

Hey Peter, as per your request.
-Phil
Eurospec full race Stage 3, solid lifters.




I have it in my MK2 GTI.


This is my mechanic just before the install



Modified by avwg60 at 4:22 AM 12-22-2006
 
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