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    Default And you thought the 2.2 was underpowered?!

    Check this out about the humble Z22SE (2.2 petrol). Page 2 mentions that they use mainly stock parts. 700+bhp HERE

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    i like the sound of this



    GM Racing engineers then began weaning the ECOTEC off nitrous, added a turbocharger, and increased the air flow in the cylinder heads by opening up the intake and exhaust ports, taking the horsepower level up to 650. By making additional changes in the cylinder lining and cylinder heads, GM Racing engineers have been steadily increasing the ECOTEC's output to where they are now on the threshold of 1000 horsepower


    thats some engine
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    Blimey!! Given that the 2.0T is derived from that engine, makes you wonder where you could go with that with a few component changes!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan View Post
    Blimey!! Given that the 2.0T is derived from that engine, makes you wonder where you could go with that with a few component changes!!
    and a few ££££££££££££ worth of engineering master's skill's to come over and sort it for you
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    Yes indeedy!

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