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    Question Perfromance upgrades for 1.6 16v

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    I've got an 02 plate 1.6 16V SXI and currently have only a performance exhaust back box fitted. I was after a few other cheap performance upgrades. I had the following in mind

    - De-restrict airbox (replace filter as well)
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    - Replace airbox with performance air filter (cone type)

    - Replace centre section with custom made one (friend who is a mechanic can do me one for nothing )

    - Get some kind of chip fitted or other similar mod (http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/15BHP-Power-Mo...QQcmdZViewItem)

    Any advice would be appreciate as I would like to spend the least money possible and not go silly on replacing half the car!

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    I would do like you`ve said, De-restrict the air box but also fit a Vectra c intake (part numbers are on here somewhere) and also a good panel filter.

    Go for a cat back system there is a place near you called exhaustuk, its round the corner from the meadow hall.

    As for that chip thingy...... dont bother
    199 BHP 322 lbs/ft Torque from a smokey diesel!!!!

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    De-restrict - easy and chep-ish (well pay for filter ! )

    That will make the engine a bit more responsive - not more power though


    Forget those eBay chip mods - really stay clear

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    lol those resistors have grown flashy boxes now have they? lol

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