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Author tuning 1.4/1.6 16v motors
tazmaniac
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Registered: 17th May 03
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27th Dec 03 at 17:06   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

who has tuned them and what kind of power have you got out of them?
broster
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27th Dec 03 at 17:11   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

got 109bhp and 100ft lb torque out of my 1.4 16v, it has superchip, viperinduction kit, lexmaul inlet manifold and a cat back grp a scorpion stainless exhaust.

got a de-cat pipe, supersprint 4-2-1 exhaust maniofld and some c16xe cams to put in it when i got the time! and then ill be swopping it all over to a 1.6 16v engine when i get money!
tazmaniac
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27th Dec 03 at 17:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

cheers m8,any others?
miles
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Location: plymouth Drives: Astra Sport
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27th Dec 03 at 17:30   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I've got 147.9 bhp @ wheels and 140lb/ft from my c16xe.
corsa120
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27th Dec 03 at 18:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

1.6 16v sport got 115.2bhp on rollers with powerflow-catback zorst, janspeed manifold, bfo ind kit, ecotek valve

2.0 lt soon though
purple_B
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1.6 16v 137 bhp with velos plenum,unichip s/less filter cat back exhaust .just added a janspeed manifold and getting a motorsport cat soon as well,then some cams and porting/polishing.hoping for about150/155 bhp
Andy
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27th Dec 03 at 19:08   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i've got a 1.6 X16XE making 146lb/ft of torque and 214bhp at the fly (180.5 at the wheels). Gets kinda expensive though
Trotty
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27th Dec 03 at 19:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

That's just showing off though
purple_B
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27th Dec 03 at 19:22   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i dont want my engine costing more than the car
Andy
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quote:
Originally posted by purple_B
i dont want my engine costing more than the car


Why not? It's the only really decent component of the 1.4/1.6 Corsas
Greg_M
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27th Dec 03 at 19:33   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by Andy
i've got a 1.6 X16XE making 146lb/ft of torque and 214bhp at the fly (180.5 at the wheels). Gets kinda expensive though


holey shite, surely you'd have spent les putting in a redtop?
Andy
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27th Dec 03 at 19:37   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by Greg12v
quote:
Originally posted by Andy
i've got a 1.6 X16XE making 146lb/ft of torque and 214bhp at the fly (180.5 at the wheels). Gets kinda expensive though


holey shite, surely you'd have spent les putting in a redtop?


Yes, but this engine is much much quicker than a red top and the car handles better than it would have done with a red top.
Trotty
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27th Dec 03 at 19:38   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

This is true...
purple_B
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27th Dec 03 at 19:49   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

wont argue with that mate,i cant afford any more tbh
DangerousDave16v
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Andy-
may we have the pleasure of some specifications, im assuming its on throttle bodies?
jr
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27th Dec 03 at 20:55   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i belive andys has a raised rev limit of 9k

my 1.4 16v puts out 136bhp

with
SBD performance manifold
264 degree shrieck cams
Uprated valve springs and caps
Pocketed pistons
Mantzel powerbox
Omex ecu 7500 rev limit


[Edited on 27-12-2003 by jr]
tazmaniac
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27th Dec 03 at 22:55   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

christ thats some going sounds just what im looking 4 though
Fad
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27th Dec 03 at 22:58   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by jr
i belive andys has a raised rev limit of 9k

my 1.4 16v puts out 136bhp

with
SBD performance manifold
264 degree shrieck cams
Uprated valve springs and caps
Pocketed pistons
Mantzel powerbox
Omex ecu 7500 rev limit


[Edited on 27-12-2003 by jr]


soon to be improved
tazmaniac
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27th Dec 03 at 23:14   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

thats good for a 1.4 u doing any more to it?
Andy
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28th Dec 03 at 00:01   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by DangerousDave16v
Andy-
may we have the pleasure of some specifications, im assuming its on throttle bodies?


Yes - on TBs. Here's the full spec:

ENGINE
SBD 42mm taper throttle bodies
GEMS Mini-Zeta engine management system
Gas-flowed and fully ported head
Omega 80mm oversized forged pistons (Keronite coated)
Arrow Steel Con Rods
ARP Racing con rod bolts
Lead/Copper big end bearings
Stainless head gasket
Fully balanced and blueprinted internals
12.2:1.0 compression ratio
21/4N Stainless steel valves machined with race profile
SBD uprated double valve springs with solid lifters
SBD titanium valve caps
Lightened and balanced flywheel
SBD 295/295 high lift cams
SBD vernier pulleys
SBD aluminium cam belt tensioners
SBD 4:2:1 ceramic coated race manifold
Custom 2.25 inch bore stainless exhaust using lightweight titanium clad
silencers
ITG custom air filter
Trans Auto Sport alloy header tank
‘Stack’ 0-10.5K rev counter and odometer
SPA digital speedo
SPA oil pressure/oil temp gauge
SPA Water temp/Fuel pressure gauge
Lightweight race battery with battery kill switch
Plumbed in Mocal oil cooler and thermostat



TRANSMISSION
F15 gearbox with Quaife close ratio straight cut cluster (124.5mph in 5th at 9000rpm!)
TAS uprated engine mounts
SBD Kevlar clutch
Sparco lightweight steering wheel with snap-off boss

WHEELS:
7X15s Team Dynamics Pro-Race 1 lightweight (5.5kgs) rims
Goodyear F1 195/45/15 tyres

BRAKES
Wilwood Midilite 4-pot Callipers; 285mm discs and Poly-Q pads
Goodrich braided hoses

SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS
Fully welded in 16-point Custom Cages rollcage
Front - Gaz adjustable and rebuildable coilovers and 190lb springs
Rear - Bilstein shocks and custom springs
Solid eccentric top mounts
Eibach uprated rear anti-roll bar
Lowered tie bar to chassis brackets
Ralley Design ‘Polysport’ polyurethane suspension bushes
Sparco front upper strut brace
Spaco race seats and 4-point harnesses (no back seats)
tazmaniac
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28th Dec 03 at 00:23   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

whats it like to drive in traffic?
jr
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28th Dec 03 at 09:45   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by tazmaniac
thats good for a 1.4 u doing any more to it?


can't say but will be more than that
Andy
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quote:
Originally posted by tazmaniac
whats it like to drive in traffic?


It's driveable, but you wouldn't want to use it in town as an everyday car
Fad
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28th Dec 03 at 11:39   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

fuck mine andy thats one hell of a spec...still waiting to see the wee beasty in the flesh
antscorsa
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28th Dec 03 at 11:41   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

when u having it fitted jr

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