Originally Posted by shadow
hey i got a 96 esi talon and i was wondering can dose it have the same engine as the tsi? or is it a diferent block...and if so can it still handel a turbo?
They have different engines. The 96 esi Talon has the 420A engine and yes,its iron block can handle a turbo. The stock guts can handle about 8 psi.
But for the cash of that build up, you'd probably save money selling that car and buying a TSi...and AWD.