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    Does anyone know whether the new vvt lump is completely different to the old 1.8 and how is it better, thanks

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    Anyone?

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    New one is more powerfull 140 hp over 125 hp i think it was, And I think it now has variable valve timing, Hence the name.

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    Which one have i got then?

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    125bhp

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    It's supposed to be a cracking engine, but it's so new I've not heard anyone's experiences of it yet.

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    Its a very good engine for its size - a couple of mods and you are looking at 150bhp. Remap can then take it to 162bhp. Its better then people think.

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    125bhp feels good enough to me (for now)

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    I've got the 1.8 VVT pulling the Veccie Estate, it's smooth and quiet most of the time and accelerates pretty well considering its a big car, but can feel a little weak when fully loaded for a camping/diving trip (full kit for two people including tanks and weights etc). I would be interested in how to get a few more horses out of it, but not sure how this would affect the warranty.

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    p.s you get a few more m's p.g and its in a lower tax bracket than the old 1.8 (until they try try to screw us again and charge per mile, the thieving b******s!

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    Must be only in the facelift 55 and 06 reg's then. Salesman kept that one quiet. Not that im unhappy with it

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