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post Nov 25 2021, 02:35 PM
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What up grades can be done to a 1.7 engine to gain more performance short of swapping out with a 2.0? (Factory fuel injection)

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post Nov 25 2021, 02:40 PM
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Less weight & high octane gasoline. I prefer nitromethane myself.

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Swap heat exchangers out for headers. That's the biggest available performance increase without increasing displacement. But you lose heat, if that matters.

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post Nov 25 2021, 03:11 PM
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This was a 1.7. It was first a 1911cc, which is just pistons and cylinders. Then by putting a 2.0 crank, rods and pistons, a little head work and it is a 2.0 . The heads were the biggest difference. But these 1.7 heads work fine with a little work.

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