you got to really lower the ratio. I know of several Fiat Punto GT owners who have done this.
This car is 1.4 liter, change head to get 1.6 liter, then lower ratio to under 8:1. At 7.7:1, you should be able to get a ton of boost no problem.
I really mean ALOT of boost. Since your car also has APC, we're talking 25-30 psi boost.
Ask a knowledgable mechanic about all this, since I'm not sure about the exact numbers.
You will of course need a monster turbo.. this will be less of a problem on your car, since 1.6 liter engines have to rev real high to get the turbo moving (4000rpm). Yours is 2 liter right? You should get boost at 3000rpm no problem. Try a Garrett T3 or T4.
You can easily achieve well over 300-350hp. I've seen your site, and see you are serious about performance, that's why I'm being a little extreme in my sugestions.
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- Does lowering the compression..., Jeff Cunningham, Mon, 30 Oct 2000 13:52:08
- Thanks for the answers. I'll stay at 9:1, Jeff Cunningham, Tue, 31 Oct 2000 08:09:12
- Re: Does lowering the compression..., Dean, Mon, 30 Oct 2000 18:00:31
- If you want serious power, George D, Mon, 30 Oct 2000 14:26:34
- FWIW the Pikes Peak 750hp Viggen had 9:1 n/m, AdamB , Mon, 30 Oct 2000 14:15:58
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