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      08-05-2012, 01:28 AM   #50
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Originally Posted by SNOOPY11
I am very familiar with the rs4/r8 v8s. I know the r8 was built leaving plenty room in the engine bay to drop a v10. Many have done the swap already.

However, the rs4 v8 is absolutely crammed in the engine bay with most of the motor hanging in front of the front axle (which is also the biggest knock on an otherwise perfect car). This is where the M cars get it right.

Trust me when I tell you there is no room for anything, not a turbo or any size able S/C. I would love to see how they fit the extra two cylinders etc in there.
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