2.0i 16v Tuning?

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Nick Kaarslev
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2.0i 16v Tuning?

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i got the 132hp version, allmost same engine code as the VTS, what can i do to get my power to around the same as the VTS or more?
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Re: 2.0i 16v Tuning?

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Not much since it's not turbo. You will put in a lot of $$$ and get a few HP which are not even noticeable. the difference in acceleration is 0.4 s to 100 km/h and top speed of 10 km/h between 100kW (RFN engine) and 120 kW engine in "real VTS". Consumption of fuel is more than 1 l per 100km higher on "VTS" and service intervals are shorter. + You must use special Citroen oil which is very cheap! :) If you want to go faster, make changes on suspension, steering wheel parts and gear shift mechanism to provide you better handling and faster shifting and be happy with the 100kw engine. If you know how to drive it, it can be very fast in corners.
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Re: 2.0i 16v Tuning?

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Thanks for the answer but i was more refering to, which of the VTS parts can i put on my non VTS and get the most out of, a VTS intake or exhaust manifold wouldnt be so hard to get, but which of the parts would yield me most performance, or would adding stuff from a Peugeot Ts4 give me anything performance wise, im not looking to go from 132hp to 250hp.. more like 150-160hp, i might not be able to directly feel it, but knowing i got a bit more performance is a good feeling in it of itself :D
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Re: 2.0i 16v Tuning?

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Engine swap, turbo conversion or more sensibly, buy a real VTS...
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Re: 2.0i 16v Tuning?

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Nick Kaarslev wrote:
05 Dec 2021, 17:46
Thanks for the answer but i was more refering to, which of the VTS parts can i put on my non VTS and get the most out of, a VTS intake or exhaust manifold wouldnt be so hard to get, but which of the parts would yield me most performance, or would adding stuff from a Peugeot Ts4 give me anything performance wise, im not looking to go from 132hp to 250hp.. more like 150-160hp, i might not be able to directly feel it, but knowing i got a bit more performance is a good feeling in it of itself :D
Hi.

To get 20 or 30 HP it's a big work on nat.aspirated engine! You have RFN engine and that engine is much different than "real" VTS engine, which was derived from 1.8 liter engine (older model), so swapping manifolds is unlikely possible. TURBO kit is the only way to achieve some goal with that engine. In any case you will not make a drag-racer out of that car. But you can fix gear shift mechanism to make faster shifting, make suspension and steering upgrade so you get a decent "drifter". It's a lovely car to drive as daily commuter, but it was never a hot-hatch.

You will spend too much € and get almost nothing noticeable in feelings tuning that engine. Btw RFN is 100 kW ( 136 HP ) engine, so 4 more as you thought you have! ;)