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Anyone have it or hear anything? my friend got it awhile back but gave up due to a life changing accident. he doesnt hang with anyone that is worldly now, so anyone?
What will it do for a 1.8 16v 196k on the clock and in good shape?
 

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Re: autotech engine upgrade (eastcoastdubs)

engine upgrade? is it a big bore kit? If so it will obviously increase your displacement but youd be a whole lot better off buying a 2L block for 400 or less than the kit which is 1500 plus labor
 

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Re: autotech engine upgrade (2035cc16v)

quote:[HR][/HR]engine upgrade? is it a big bore kit? If so it will obviously increase your displacement but youd be a whole lot better off buying a 2L block for 400 or less than the kit which is 1500 plus labor[HR][/HR]​
depending which kit you are talking about have or could have, The kit is more than just a larger bore... I was reading the autotech catalog the other day, and think I remember it saying that the 2.1l kit has a lightened and knife edged crank shaft... although they say it is made for a 2L starting point... the 2.0L kit is just basically a kit to make our 1.8's a 2.0L...
I am at the same type of point in tuning my engine right now, and I think I am just gonna find a 2.0L bottom end and get that cleaned up and rebuilt, and if you are doing the installation I think it will be less than one of those kits....although it depends what you can get the kit for I guess. good luck either way.


[Modified by littledevil34, 7:49 AM 11-27-2001]
 
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