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#1 Steve D

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Posted 06 February 2009 - 06:54 PM

Hi, i have a Ford kent 1.6l engine in a caterham kit car that i have built, can anyone give me any ideas to how i can tune up the engine and get more performance out of it
any info would help
regards steve

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#2 MK1

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Posted 09 March 2009 - 10:53 PM

Hi, i have a Ford kent 1.6l engine in a caterham kit car that i have built, can anyone give me any ideas to how i can tune up the engine and get more performance out of it
any info would help
regards steve


hi steve
i have 16 kent crossflow in my mk1 escort rally car........ ter is plenty of things you can do to make it better bhp
my 16 is a 711m block which is stronger and was used in the old skool rally cars now ive had it bored out to 1660 using + 90 pistons the crank was lightend and balanced and arp big and main end bolts fitted i have kent 244k cam and duplex timing gear fitted a billet steel flywheel and ap paddle clutch the only thing that lets it down is the head its a big valve head but isint gasflowed i did have a gasflowed but it cracked now it s got twin 40 webers wich i had rebuilt and roling roaded at northhampton motorsport my car at the moment is 116 bhp@wheels there is lots you can do to get more power mate what spec is your engine
if i can help i will i love the xflow cos it will rev and rev ands pretty cheap to fix haha :ph34r:

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Posted 13 July 2009 - 08:30 PM

Hi, i have a Ford kent 1.6l engine in a caterham kit car that i have built, can anyone give me any ideas to how i can tune up the engine and get more performance out of it
any info would help
regards steve


Check out the engine tuning guide on www.burtonpower.com.


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