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Breaking C20XE/LET turbo tigra - engine, gearbox, electric power steering, exhaust

Hi all!

Time has come to part with the old girl !!
The following is all for sale, plus any interior parts or other bits i've not listed, just give me a shout.
Text me on 07792177942, or email at [email protected] - ill get back to you quicker than over PM.

VIDEO HERE.

For most of the history, see my project thread here - it's all in there.

Location - Stafford, ST16 3BY pickup is preferred on everything, but smaller parts i can courier for you :)


Engine:

Early c20xe bottom end. Done under 90k. Work below carried out 200 miles ago:
Oil pump face re-polished (very good pressure)
New Big end shells
New Mains shells
SBD uprated allen head mains bolts
SBD new pully bolt
Regal high-tensile rod bolts (on 2nd use now)
Braided turbo oil feed pipe
Flat flywheel
Sump has turbo oil return chemical-metalled in - solid, no cracks.
Rubber sump gasket (not ****ty leaky cork ones)
Cometic 1.7mm gasket with SBD cooling mods, runs non-modded head fine - re-usable (on 3rd use now iirc)!
New cambelt & rollers 20k ago.
Oil sandwich plate and oil std oil cooler.

Early GM head. Estimated mileage around 130k. Condition OK but some corrosion near chambers from not using antifreeze :rolleyes:.
Spec:
Never overheated, sealing perfectly
XE inlet cam
LET exhaust cam
Mild port&polish
Chambers are 'grooved' for improved squish
Porous issue fixed (see bolt on exhaust side)
Dizzy blanking plug
Valves re-seated at 100k
New stem seals at 100k
New cam seals at 100k
Lifters are a bit worn, but have been cleaned twice in last 30k and dont tap.
CTS sensor known&working

Inlet side stuff:
Standard inlet
Water breather malarky blocked off:
c20let throttle body with knife-edged butterflies.
Proper TPS sensor.
XE injectors.
Standard XE FPR (2.5 bar).
Late-style custom alternator bracket (very solid)
Tophat with IAT sensor.
Tophat had hole in top for nitrous jet/water injection. This was chemical-metalled shut with a large flat-headed bolt. Removable i reckon, if you want to run a jet.
Uses an idle-adjuster valve (mechanical), but i'll chuck in the original Idle Control Valve.

Overall bad points/things you might want to know about engine:
2 bolts on head that hold cambelt backing plate have snapped and are stuck in the head. Not had any problems running without them
Cambelt backing plate has a few chunks taken out near pullies, to allow removal of head from engine with cams and pullies attatched (normally pullies get stuck on the plate)
No engine number on block. (bought the bottom end like this)
7mm bolts that hold clutch pressure plate to flywheel need changing for peace of mind (one was stretched).

Excellent project engine for programmable management and turbo. No dizzy or coil. All sensors are there already for megasquirt, others will work too, just get the appropriate coilpack for your management and you're sorted!
Around 10:1 CR with the cometic gasket.
With a good tune, good inlet temps this sort of set-up should take a bar of boost, which would make quite a lot of power at this CR.
It's all built ready to go, just needs management and a map :nod:



Gearbox/transmission:
F20 with no whines or crunches, not been abused.
New Borg&Beck clutch and newish release bearing 200 miles ago.
New flywheel bolts 200 miles ago.

Engine + F20 all parts as above - £300
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Turbo: sold
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Corsa/Tigra bigblock conversion gear: sold
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Chargecooling set-up: sold
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Exhaust:
Ashley mild 2 1/4" system NO BACKBOX
Downpipe and centre pipe sprayed with anti-rust high temp paint, rest is powdercoated black.
Downpipe been welded, but no holes.
Has o2 bung welded in, just not in ideal position.
Used for less than 400 miles
£50 (pick-up)
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288mm ATE V6 brake set-up: sold
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Electronic-Hydraulic Power Assisted Steering set-up:
From Mk2 MR2:
Pump, relay, reservoir, piping, pump mount, high pressure pipe, cables - basically everything you need minus the dash switch for on/off.
Mount bolts to the chassis leg where the battery is on a corsa, so that may need relocating.
Has currently been on my Left-Hand Drive tigra, and i'm unsure where the steering rack connectors come out, so PM me and ill help all i can :nod:
Worked very well on my tigra :nod:
£60 + £20 p+p
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2x 9" Spal type slim fans: sold
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18" Technomagnesio Detroit F1's - 4 stud. (7j, et49): sold
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Boost gauge: in BAR

Comes with a length of vacuum hose which should be long enough for most




£12 sent
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Rear drums with backing plate and all the gubbins - loads left - £10 for both +p&p (or collection)
Perfect for brushing, sanding down and painting up nice or as spares

Offside rear stub axle with bolts and castle nut - £10 +£7 p&p (or collection)

Headlights - £10 each + £7 p&p (or collection)

Foglights - £5 each +£7 p&p (or collection)

Rear clusters with bulbs - £10 each +£7 p&p (or collection)

I hate paypal but will take it

thanks all !
 

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Corsa/Tigra bigblock conversion gear:
Strong motorsport hubs,
Bigblock shafts from mk2 Astra GTE.
Engine mount (tigersealed for more stiffness)
Front gearbox mount (f20)
Back gearbox mount with spacer (f20)
Standard linkage (i had all gears fine)

£120 (pick-up)

288mm ATE V6 brake set-up:
Cross-drilled discs, re-drilled to 4 stud (next to no lip)
Spigot rings in discs
Greenstuff pads (loads left)
Goodridge front and back hoses (done maybe 8k ish?!)
These front brakes last aaages on a light car like a corsa/nova/tigra. Stop awesomely, nice&controllable. Lock up if you want them to.
£70 +£25 p&p


pm me your best price collected for these please
 

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Hi mate,
I have a boost gauge that's on my kadett at the moment you could have if you want say a tenner, as im keeping the black ones - ill PM you a pic when it's light out tomorrow ?! :nod:
No holder though, it's in my vent at the mo :rolleyes:
 

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it have all the piping etc needed for it?? take it the black ones you mean are the ones shown in your progress thread??
 

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yeah, im keeping the black ones as per thread and video. The one you can have is a silver one, very similar, and yeah it has just one hose for the vacuum and 2 wires for the backlight, very simple :) ill do some photos for you tomorow :nod:
 

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ok gutted, was hoping to have the black one lol as im going for a dark effect for the interior. but send a pic of the one you will sell and ill let you know bud :)
 

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Sorry dude, i'll need the switches for the kadett.
You can have the tray though and the switch panel - you can put your own switches in it - you can have that free if you come to collect it :)
 

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dude could you PM me your address so i can get a route sorted out, will most prob be saturday morning.
 

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do you have any pics of the fans mate
They're provisionally sold bud, sorry - ill get back to you if anything :nod:

im interested in the spare GM head, how long will it take you to send it off?
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dude could you PM me your address so i can get a route sorted out, will most prob be saturday morning.
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Are you selling the MegaSquirt???
Sorry matey, took me so bloody long getting it working, im keeping it :p

List updated !!
Dropping the price of the engine, could do with it gone!. Will try to find pics of the corrosion, i may have made it sound a lot worse than it is lol :)
 
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