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Mattb
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8th May 03 at 08:52   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

For a while now ive know that some of the rings on my gsi have gone and the hydrolic tappets are on their way out. wanna know what peeps think i should do. repair the 1.6 with the aim of gettin over 200bhp or drop in a 2l turbo and run a gearbox from one of the smaller vauxhalls. help!!
Half Pint
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8th May 03 at 09:21   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

2L

a lot more gains for a lot less money and hassle.

Speak to Lee mitchell
3CorsaMeal
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i want my engine to blow up!
Sam
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quote:
Originally posted by 3CorsaMeal
i want my engine to blow up!


Give your car to me for half an hour and I will do this for you!
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OK
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quote:
Originally posted by 3CorsaMeal
OK


Can you remove the sump plug for me and drain all the oil out of the engine? If not I can just drive over a big kerb at speed and remove the sump altogether, probably easier that way!
Kris TD
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you need an f28 with a 2l turb or it will rip the others to shreads.
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quote:
Originally posted by Sam
quote:
Originally posted by 3CorsaMeal
OK


Can you remove the sump plug for me and drain all the oil out of the engine? If not I can just drive over a big kerb at speed and remove the sump altogether, probably easier that way!


Sump already leaks
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Mattb
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i was thinking along the lines on a 1.7 td box cos it can take more torque
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might be good, would limit the top end cos it's closer ratio but would accelerate faster




I think
Mattb
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thats the plan, but i dont know if any one does an lsd for the diesel box, or if it will fit!! but im not too hot on the idea of a 150mph corsa!!
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Akeemking had a 1.7TD box and got his to 130mph, but that's with a 5200 rev limit
Mattb
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that sounds bout right for what i want, should do close to 140 then with a limit at like 7000, (maybe!!!!)
Kris TD
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quote:
Originally posted by Mattb
i was thinking along the lines on a 1.7 td box cos it can take more torque



its only rated for 130 ibls ft of torque, my 1.5 td develeopes more than that, it will shread it.
Kris TD
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oh, the diesel box is wide ratio, not close ratio.

f13 wr, sport/ sri has f13 cr
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8th May 03 at 18:30   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

AS said, u will need an F28. Will rip a F20 to bits after a few thousand miles.
Adam-D
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8th May 03 at 18:38   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by 3CorsaMeal
i want my engine to blow up!


i can blow it up and leave the sump in give me half hour and some tyres
i gaurantee itll explode i may take the gear box with it tho

 
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