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Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: mark pug
Question: hello alan i am looking for a new car and have been looking at a number of performance cars within my budget of ?1500. ive looked at rs turbos and corsas to do the red top transplant also honda preludes and lots more but i realy dont know were to start. could u help me with a few ideas. cheers alan
Answer: Tough call at that money! Possible Nissan 200 sx?
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: Kojo
Question: Hi Alan, could you recommend a/some Breaker(s) where I can get either a good RedTop 16-valve engine or Turbo engine for my L-reg vaux.cav.SRI. Will the GSI versions of these fit the SRI ?Thank you.
Answer: Try Total Vauxhall magazine, loads advertising in there!
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: Rikki
Question: Hi alan recently came in and had carb ftted to my 1.6 golf, you mention a drag night coming up and i just wandered what the site is for info on this
Answer: It's on www.streetnights.co.uk
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: Kojo
Question: Hello,this is a follow-up to an earlier question concerning my \'94 L-reg 8-valve cavalier: 1) If I was to stick with the 8 valve version of my car,how much added BPH will car gain with tunning?What\'ll the costs be? 2)I was actually considering replacing original engine(163,000miles)with another(61,000 miles)also 8 valve, from a H-reg cav. How much cost will I incure? Thanks,Kojo.
Answer: Costs will vary depending on who fits it! These don't tune up very well, unless you buy the right parts from somewhere like Blydenstein, who have at least done some research. Personally, I've seen far too many 8 valve engines that are actually no better off despite head work, cams, etc etc.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: Kojo Amo
Question: Hi Alan,I saw your ad. in a Total Vauxhall Mag. I need some further advice on improving the performance of my Cavalier SRI 2L 8-valve.Already installed full sports exhaust & induction kit,lowered with 17\" Alloys. Do you do engine transplants?How much (quotes)4 all? Desperately awating response.Thank you.Regards,Kojo.
Answer: Hi Kojo - I'd like to know what year model your car is? Of course it's possible to fit the red top 16 valve, or the turbo engine, but of course you'd have to fit everything else to go with it. The 8 valve engine can be further tuned, but they are often not very rewarding power wise. I'd always recommend buying the more powerful version of that car, as they are plentiful, and it's much cheaper than modifying your own.
 
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