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Adam C
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Im interested in seeing C16XE/X16XE/X14XE Pictures and Specifications for some Idea's.
Im buying a C16XE and just interested to see what people with the Small Block XE engines have done including some pictures and a spec list to see what you have done to the engine.

Cheers


My Arden Blue Astra GSi MK4 on BBS LM's Project Thread
Whittie
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4th May 08 at 20:07   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

A broken engine...



Drilled airbox




Sorry im not much help
Jakey
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Colour coded cover, Pipercross induction kit.
Adam C
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Cheers Whittie, looks clean

Im after anything, standard to highly modified


My Arden Blue Astra GSi MK4 on BBS LM's Project Thread
GavCorsa
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use to look like this - did have more to do to it but family comes first

x16xe
dbilas inlet
carbon enclosed air filter
quickshift
sachs fast road clutch
oil catch tank
s/s decat system - standard manifold
removed SAI
a/c fully removed - pump,pipes,condenser etc
Adam C
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That looks Gav, any idea on what power it was running?


My Arden Blue Astra GSi MK4 on BBS LM's Project Thread
GavCorsa
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nope, never got it on the rollers
did have cams and pullies and was going to rebuild the head - but never happened

was a quick car tho, surprised a few people considering such little mods and did have a full rear install in too
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seeing my car (whitties) in bits is scary lol
Linch
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Ours
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Mine


Mantzel copy inlet
Kent 1601 cams
De-cat, full 2" exhaust system

Made 127bhp, and 111lb/ft at Jamsport

Now has a 4-1 exhaust manifold and 2.25" 2box race exhaust system too
Robin
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X16XE

Pipercross Viper
Lexmaul inlet
Janspeed 4-2-1 manifold
Sportex decat
BFO system
Custom remap by Chipwizards

130bhp and 123lb/ft at Jamsport
neil h
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bloody hell that pipercross induction kit in Jakeys is mahoosive.
Adam C
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Im liking Vaux Lad's and Robins, would like to achieve a similar performance figure


My Arden Blue Astra GSi MK4 on BBS LM's Project Thread
Dave A
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not an up to date pic but:




196 bhp @ 8600 rpm
135 ft/lb


1640cc
wossener forged pistons
Steel conrods
lightened and balanced crank and flywheel
standard oil and waterpump
jenvey twin tb's (45mm)
90mm trumpets
ITG sausage filter
Vsport 30 degree inlet
c20xe blue injectors
extensive headwork
Ivey 1 piece stainless valves
Solid lifters
double valve springs
Vsport spring platforms
O.E forged upper spring retainers
Custom cams (12.5mm lift 290 degree inlet 12mm lift 280 degree exhaust)
Kent vernier cam pulleys
SBD cambelt rollers
Fixed tensioner (cambelt tensioned by waterpump)
SBD alternator
ARP conrod bolts
ARP head studs
Cometic head gasket
Vsport high spec 4-2-1 manifold
Vsport 2.5" twin box exhaust system
Omex 600 ecu and loom

[Edited on 04-05-2008 by Dave A]
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Dave stop showing off


Mine

Drilled and modified air box with k&N pannel filter
mantzel inlet
janspeed 421 manifold
arp rod bolts
sbd metal cambelt rollers
Diablis ecu with raised rev limit
Ported and polished cyclinder head
magnex exhaust










Before the exhaust and modified airbox were fitted






Drives supercharged Tec with torque
gavin18787
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Noticed that mine lacks torque compared it vaux lads, any idea why?


Drives supercharged Tec with torque
jr
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x14xe, 136bhp



x16/c16 around 140



[Edited on 05-05-2008 by jr]
Fad
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Loved that engine
jr
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which evolution of it ?
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What was the spec of each of those jr they are pritty pokey


Drives supercharged Tec with torque
Fad
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quote:
Originally posted by jr
which evolution of it ?


First evolution as you could get away with saying "its only a 1.4" when you beat something at the lights

Proper built X14xe by Owen Dvelopments wasnt it?
jr
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x14

Manztel, 264 degree shrieck cams , Piper venier pulleys , Uprated valve springs and caps , BTB manifold, LMS decat, ARP conrod bolts, Blueflame BFO system, Piper panel filter in standard airbox, ported, polished and flowed head

x16

Lexmaul Ram Indcution, 264 degree shrieck cams , Piper venier pulleys , Uprated valve springs and caps , Janspeed manifold, Janspeed decat, ARP conrod bolts, Blueflame BFO system, PiperX induction kit, ported, polished and flowed head
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quote:
Originally posted by Fad
quote:
Originally posted by jr
which evolution of it ?


First evolution as you could get away with saying "its only a 1.4" when you beat something at the lights

Proper built X14xe by Owen Dvelopments wasnt it?


indeed
Fad
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Dont forget the Ford DIS pack

It was prolly a bit more than 136 bhp as it had a much better exhaust on it than when Matt ran it in his.

[Edited on 05-05-2008 by Fad]
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yes, but never properly proven, so we'll say 136+bhp

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