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Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: dane
Question: hi alan can you suggest anybody who could provide me with a performance head and cam kit for a rover 214 sli k reg and what sort of power gains could i expect from this upgrade also any idea hw much this would cost
Answer: Well, we could! Head needs at least 450 spent on it to get anywhere, with another 300 for cams and pulleys. You would also need some form of ignition management add on, such as the Superchip Icon, for another 300. Those prices are to supply only, and would cost another 300 or so to fit with gaskets and bolts.
 
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Sender's Name: Jonathan
Question: Alan, Mazda RX8- Have you any experience of tuning the rotary engines on these cars? I have a 2004 231hp model and am just wondering if there is much potential, or any point in tuning these engines? Regards, Jon.
Answer: None whatever as it happens! The only guy I know of is Ross, from Dragon Performance, in Exeter.
 
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Sender's Name: gareth
Question: hi alan i recently bought an apexi fc commander for my s reg subaru,i next plan to get a front mount and sports cat.can you give me a price for fitting and setting up? is 2500 enough of a budget?
Answer: We don't actually need that much, but we could easily spend that on your car! The front mount is 900 or so supplied and fitted, and we charge 240 plus vat to fit and map the Apexi. If you'd like to discuss it, call Martyn on 01752 345880 office hours, and we can work out a suitable spec for you.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: dane
Question: whats the best way to make a rover 214 sli 1993 faster.Iv already gt a air filter wat can u sugest and wat lump would fit straight in ? thanks dane
Answer: Hi Dane- engine swaps are always tough on these, due to the need to replace everything including the ECU, which is code locked to the donor car. You could go for the usual head and cam changes, but personally, I wouldn't bother unless you intend to use it for Motorsport. Buy something with a turbo on it!
 
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Sender's Name: Alexander Katona
Question: Hello Alan, I\'ve bought a Sierra Xr4i 2WD with 2.8i V6 Cologne engine. I would like to know which are the options to turbo upgrade this engine properly for Hill Climbing races and how much will cost such a operation ? Thank you for kind answer.
Answer: I've been fitting these kits for years, although it is getting harder to get the parts, so you may have to adapt yourself. We use the T3 Garrett turbo, which is good for 300 bhp if the rest of the equipment is built to match. We normally charge 3000 upwards to properly supply and fit these turbos.
 
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