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As above thinking of a engine transfer and wondering on what i could do with this engine ie tuning any ideas welcome my list so far

Cams, lightweight pullys, lightweight flywheel, bored out cylinders, bigger forged pistons, lighter crank, remapped ecu, baileys bump valve, enclosed air filter,
 

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have you got it then
 
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Not yet just want to get a list of things i want added but standard engine fitted is 1500 so to tune it up a bit want to spend about 1500 on tuning it, hows the soft top
 

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Not yet just want to get a list of things i want added but standard engine fitted is 1500 so to tune it up a bit want to spend about 1500 on tuning it, hows the soft top
in a bad way , the back end,s got loads of rust :hang:
 
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1500 tuning a c20let doesnt get you alot mate.
c20xe inlet cam and vernier pulley
steel rods
arp rod bolts
steel headgasket
and maybe a remap and you wouldnt have much change from 1500 if your paying for the work doing and fitting.
 

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Dnt really need steel rods unless your running stupid power. My old nova turbo ran 320bhp for 2 years on std rods, headgasget and pistons

Id go bigger FMIC, Uprated actuator, arp bolts, evo chip, FPR and get it all set up on the RR. If you do it sensibly your prob have some chnage from the above
 
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Dnt really need steel rods unless your running stupid power. My old nova turbo ran 320bhp for 2 years on std rods, headgasget and pistons

Id go bigger FMIC, Uprated actuator, arp bolts, evo chip, FPR and get it all set up on the RR. If you do it sensibly your prob have some chnage from the above
yeh thats not a bad spec but id recomend steel rods to anyone tuning a let. ive seen so many blocks let go when a rod gives up.
 
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£1500 = 280-300bhp
 
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yeh thats not a bad spec but id recomend steel rods to anyone tuning a let. ive seen so many blocks let go when a rod gives up.
I diss agree. The std rods work well and can see 350bhp with ease. Im not saying i wouldnt cange them. If you do change them then get some under piston oil squrters.
 

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yeh thats not a bad spec but id recomend steel rods to anyone tuning a let. ive seen so many blocks let go when a rod gives up.
Totally agree mate, specially the higher milage and not so well maintained engines. My lump was a recon vaux unit so prob why it never suffered any failure problems

Poss laughing gas (NOZ) too could be an option :heh:
 
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Totally agree mate, specially the higher milage and not so well maintained engines. My lump was a recon vaux unit so prob why it never suffered any failure problems

Poss laughing gas (NOZ) too could be an option :heh:
id defo want steel ords and forged pistons for nos. ive just got my nos kit knocked together for mi van lol
 
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Standard bottom end is good for 340. would not want to push any further.

steel rods and pistons £850 at least

and all rebuild parts add up as well. trust me. am doing it now. :lol:

worth every penny wen i burn a expensive porsh off. :lol:
 
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all let's have seen a hard life, so a good looking at/rebuild is wer to start. mines going to get bored out for new pistons nxt week. so thats the route to go. (i think)
 

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