adding intercooler to 90bhp 206 hdi

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adding intercooler to 90bhp 206 hdi

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as title - a friend has bought a 90bhp 206HDi - without intercooler


is it relatively easy to add one (and ofc which one?)
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Re: adding intercooler to 90bhp 206 hdi

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Why ?

If you are looking at a performance upgrade then you would need New MaF, more fuel and a remap....and some other little bits like a new clutch probably and inform the insurance company as it is a little obvious :)

Is it worth it ?
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Re: adding intercooler to 90bhp 206 hdi

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or just a remap then .....
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Or keep it bog standard other than brakes and spend money on a instructor/skid pan training & save up for a better one later ?

Driving skills will add more speed to a 90 than any re-map :)
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Re: adding intercooler to 90bhp 206 hdi

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I know that but he`s 20 something and thinks more power = faster (which I know is rue but he drives point and squirt, which I don't) , even though I stuck to his backside in my synergie on the way home.
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Re: adding intercooler to 90bhp 206 hdi

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That's always the trouble with yoof, show him a hedge with a hole in it and let him know it was a 206 in there the last time :)

Just ONE session on a skid pan will solve that way of thinking :)
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Re: adding intercooler to 90bhp 206 hdi

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Contact user Lighty and ask him how much to remap it as it is. Should get reasonable gains from it.. 15 - 20bhp but a good deal more torque.
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thank you - but sadly Derbyshire is the other end of the country for him (he lives in hastings!)
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Re: adding intercooler to 90bhp 206 hdi

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I'd still think taking it to Lighty for what he charges would be cheaper and a lot easier than buying all the bits needed to fit an intercooler, the hassle of fitting it, then finding out it needs a map anyway to take advantage of it :)
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Re: adding intercooler to 90bhp 206 hdi

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Easiest way will be to sell it and buy one that came with 110 horses from the factory. Then chip it for 130-140 horses. THEN put it through the hedge....!!
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lol - well I think he is going to remap it ;)

me? I might just get a 607 for some sedate driving
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RichardW wrote: Then chip it for 130-140 horses. THEN put it through the hedge....!!
Massive LOL....you owe me a keyboard as my coffee just wrecked it :)
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Re: adding intercooler to 90bhp 206 hdi

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90hp is more than nippy enough for a small car like a 206. My Saxo only had 98 but they don't weigh much. of course they did the VTS with 120 and you can get a 206 GTI180 but you're adding more weight as well as power (the 180 is 7.5s to 60 and the VTS is the same with 60hp less!)

if you put more into suspension brakes and tyres it will outhandle most other cars. When i got my rumbling bearing changed i took it out for a sedate drive....and ended up realising just how much a decently sorted car can stick to the tarmac (not that I advocate silly driving) as mine was lowered with shorter shocks and apex springs, rear end was stiff and had the stock brakes but decent pads + discs!