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993 Varioram or Non-Varioram

mrloneranger

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Hi,

I'm currently in the process of buying a 911 993. I've seen a few cars about in my prices range and 1 particular one has poped up. It's a 95 C4, he's looking to buying a 997 and has found the car of his dreams but obviously can't do anything until he's sold is 993. He's prepared to take 21-23k for a 95 C4 72Kmiles but 7 owners.

What are the main differences between the Vario's and the non?

Would you be put of by the high number owners?

Thanks


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Are you The Lone Ranger, or a loan arranger?

Do a search on varios vs non varios, it has been covered a few times and each has it's own supporters.

Price doesn't sound bad, and as for the number of owners, as a certain Uxbridge based gentleman says, buy on condition.

HTH


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non-V = 272 bhp from late 1993 to 1995

V = from late 1995 to early 1998, 285 bhp and more torque in a better spread across the rev range.... so always worth a bit more






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Non-varios respond better to getting chipped for c.£500

Easy to get a non-vario chipped to produce better numbers than a vario car.

Also, some non-vario/earlier cars tend to use sprocketed 964 cams that don't slip unlike later 993s.


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Previous poster said:
Quote: Originally posted by oceancarrera on 21 September 2006
Non-varios respond better to getting chipped for c.£500
Easy to get a non-vario chipped to produce better numbers than a vario car.
Also, some non-vario/earlier cars tend to use sprocketed 964 cams that don't slip unlike later 993s.

I can't quite believe that. Taking two identical cars, one varioram and one non-varioram to a rolling road tunner would surely result in the varioram car being able to make better figures as it has a slightly more optimised induction system.

Or are there other factors affecting the performance of the two engines?

Ian.

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Taking two identical cars both working as they should, tuned to the same extend, then yes, the vario will give better performance.

However, in reality, a lot of vario samples, for one reason or another, fail to produce the stated output. Also the non-vario has a bit of a kick when it goes "on cam", which gives the impression of an extra ooomph, not so obvious on a vario.

Also as well as the sprocketed cam, earler 993 uses different gear ratio and therefore gives better acceleration.




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