My BX (1.7TD) little tuned

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Post by Jeth » Wed Nov 19, 2008 5:50 pm

There should be some internals which are good for all VE4 pumps (i think, not sure yet..)

Well, that my IC might be too small, it's on the list aswell, but later on. There wasn't any noticable difference.

Im going for more than 150hp :P Just no point to start big things yet, going to army in january, that's 6months away from BX

Everything else is stock except: air intake, exhaust, turbo, IC

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Post by BX Bandit » Wed Nov 19, 2008 8:28 pm

For the Bosch VE4 pump there are certainly different driveshaft diameters. For example a Xantia pump is a larger diameter than a BX one. It may be that the modern pumps are made to be more robust as well as to cope with the increased demands for injection pressure/volume. The cam plates are different depending on injection volume as are (I 'think') the high pressure distribution valves and the injectors.

I'm surprised the new IC arrangement made no noticeable difference! Good luck with the tuning, although from what I've heard a standard head wont last too long at 150bhp!!!!
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Post by mihaistan » Wed Nov 19, 2008 8:35 pm

=D> very good :D i`m very curious how long it will take u to get to 100km/h !
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Post by Jeth » Wed Nov 19, 2008 9:47 pm

BX Bandit wrote:although from what I've heard a standard head wont last too long at 150bhp!!!!
Well it's obvious that with a small turbo and lots of boost breaks it. With a small turbo you have lots of pressure in exhaust manifold, thus breaking head.

If you want to know you're not going too far, put an pressure meter to your exhaust manifold, so you can see how much pressure there is. It's recommended that pressure in manifold wouldn't go much over boost pressure, im having 2bar pressure in manifold and 1,5bar boost

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Post by Jeth » Mon Dec 22, 2008 4:16 pm

A little update here :)

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A little video how it sounds..

And I made a little tweak for my hood :O

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Im sorry about bad quality, didn't have any better than phone..

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Post by Jeth » Sat Feb 14, 2009 7:44 pm

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It's not 0-100km/h but I think that video shows somehow what it does..

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Post by mihaistan » Sat Feb 14, 2009 8:51 pm

much much better now :wink: good job !
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Post by Jeth » Fri Apr 10, 2009 6:53 pm

Just so you know.. Im not going to do anything else for this car, Im gonna sell it if buyer comes up. Bought a Xantia Turbo CT Activa and that's gonna take my money next :)

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Post by Jeth » Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:40 pm

Lol, after one year of being apart, I bought this car back :P

So, To be continued!

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Post by JayW » Sun Aug 29, 2010 3:27 pm

That's looking a bit battered!
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Post by mihaistan » Tue Aug 31, 2010 8:13 am

this is your chance to make this bx faster than your activa :twisted: to bad for the car :cry: did you slap the one that took it in this state?
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Post by Jeth » Wed Sep 01, 2010 1:03 am

mihaistan wrote:this is your chance to make this bx faster than your activa :twisted: to bad for the car :cry: did you slap the one that took it in this state?
Well, it already is faster than Activa. Activa doesn't have engine in it :P


Im ditching that 1.8TD and putting 16V engine in it, which would be right for the bodykit ;) Once that's done, maybe then i'll consider turbocharging it.


And no, i didn't slap him as this was sooo cheap compared to what he gave me one year ago for it :D

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Post by Defender110 » Sat Nov 27, 2010 10:27 am

Is there a chance you will straighten that door trim now?? :lol:
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Post by Jeth » Sun Nov 28, 2010 5:23 pm

I need to replace both left side doors, so there's a chance i get straight door trim ;)