Hello, i sold my LCR coming up a year now and i am wanting to get back into a leon so was just wondering if the "Cupra 180 Engine has the same internals as the Cupra R's 210 & 225 engines?"
My thoughts at the moment are to Buy a cupra 180 and in Time get:
what are the standard rods etc in the cupra engines good for being needing uprating ??
and what sort if boost is the limit you would run as im gonna get mine mapped as running standard boost etc but iv only known fords before this and my fords rods were good for about 280 ish bhp standard and...
i have brougt a engine with bottom end knock so wanting to referb the whole engine before i fit to my car,
was thinking of changing following parts so only have to split engine once,
performance valve set
performance valve spring set
APR head bolt kit
got a friend who...
Hi guys can any body tell me what the stock internals on my 2001 1.8t leon can handle (bhp) without uprating to forged parts.
i was speaking to a chap who told me they can go up to nearly 400bhp on stock internals, i find this very hard to believe this.
After fannying about for ages I finally made the round trip to Chesterfield where Nino at JBS Auto's had sourced me some KMD fuel pump internals. I'd given up hope of seeing any Autotech internals, so resigned myself to testing out KMD's offering. I'd never been to JBS before despite seeing them...
Wanting to tidy up the engine bay and wanting some ideas.
I have a black LCR and have also changed most of the hoses to red forge hoses but now wanting to change the inlet manifold, rocker cover and charge pipe.
Have been having a look and see a lot of people have polished their...
Hi all, im new to this forum so please be patient with me. finally got myself a MK3 cupra and have big plans for it. However does anybody know the kinda power limit before having to forge the engine? iv heard around 350bhp but would like to hear this off a few more people.?
Any help would be...
i'm hopefully going to be going big turbo soon and haven't really got a clue what i'll need for the internals of the engine,
I'm hopefully going to be running gt28rs and would like to see 300-350 bhp, for this i can assume i'll need pistons, rods, valves, headbolts but i'm not sure what else...
after having my turbo work done now im looking at getting the insides done next year so i can crank it up full whack.
Now firstly what would be the entire parts list needed?
I have the exhaust and inlet valves and some rods, so i presume its just pistons or is there more and any...
My internals and other parts - Now in Work Shop!
;) I ordered from America:
83mm JE pistons (around 1.9ltr)
Scat 144 Rods with 20mm WP
A set of 20 Supertech valves, exhause valves are inconel and the intake are stainless steal nitrided coated.
Pelequin Diff with bolt kit
Spec stage 2...
Most of the chips for TFSI powerplant put out at least 240PS. Why then, when the manufacturer does it as in the new Cupra, do they need to uprate the conrods, pistons, head etc.
Makes me very worried about getting a standard motor chipped as surely this would suggest it can't take the...