1800 F7P 16v Conversion (Updated 10/09/07)

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Post by bennett » 29 Apr 2007 02:22 pm

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Post by Nikdev » 08 May 2007 11:06 am

Is there any differences from the 1,8 to the 2,0l? Why are they not as common as a swamp?

How much do an 1,8 weights?

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Post by 340GLT » 08 May 2007 11:09 am

later 2.0 units on the meganes and such are not as common a swap as they dont run a distributor. The 1.8 is just much easier to find over here but a williams 2.0 will drop in exactly the same!!
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Post by foggyjames » 08 May 2007 07:47 pm

Are they EDIS (i.e. coil packs) or coil-on-plug? Surely that's a good thing, apart from that I've heard the French stuff eats coil packs for a living.

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Post by stealthstylz » 08 May 2007 08:13 pm

They are EDIS

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Post by foggyjames » 08 May 2007 08:50 pm

I had to help fix a Megane coupe (old shape...X plate?) the other week...that was coil-on-plug (and said devices had gone 'weak'). Which engine was that? I think it was a 1.8. Definitely 16v.

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Post by stealthstylz » 09 May 2007 01:25 am

Will be a 2 litre Megane. Its an F7R same as the Clio Williams but the head is different. Its better than the Williams F7R head, but to use it on the Clio you either have to convert to different EFi or bore a hole in the head for the standard distributor.

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Post by jimbo2k » 06 Jun 2007 05:16 pm

Hi mate, thinking of doing the same thing with mine when i get my 1.4. Could you tell me how easy/hard is was to do? Pm me if you want. Cheers

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Post by trevb » 09 Jun 2007 11:40 pm

jimbo2k wrote:Hi mate, thinking of doing the same thing with mine when i get my 1.4. Could you tell me how easy/hard is was to do? Pm me if you want. Cheers
hi. could you tell me the same too. i'm from ireland and i learnt to drive in volvos (the family has had 2 360 glts, 940 turbo and an 850 glt 20v), although i am an out and out vw nut (currently building a mk1golf 20vt), i just want to build something different and wonderful and something to shock the boy racers over here and to rekindle the volvo love affair.

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Post by foggyjames » 10 Jun 2007 02:26 am

I believe it goes something like this...

Mechanicals are easy - the longblock pretty much bolts in. You may have to swap a few things like the sump pan.
The electronics will depend on which donor car you're using, but may require some careful thought.

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Post by Neal » 27 Jun 2007 07:45 pm

foggyjames wrote:I had to help fix a Megane coupe (old shape...X plate?) the other week...that was coil-on-plug (and said devices had gone 'weak'). Which engine was that? I think it was a 1.8. Definitely 16v.

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May have been the 2.0 16V 'IDE', which uses a version of the F4R engine.

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Post by 340GLT » 06 Sep 2007 10:47 pm

Some updated Engine pics. Looking fairly clean after a good wash. I am about to reroute the filter and change the induction side of things a little so thought i would post some updated pics of engine. Note colour coded strut brace.

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Post by Chris_C » 07 Sep 2007 12:04 am

I do like the strut brace mate, as much as I'll wind you up about being rice when I see you, there's some awesome work in your car, I wish I could do some of the engineering you do!
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Post by griffo20022 » 08 Sep 2007 12:18 am

Looks extremely tidy that, I love the colour :)

Noticed you say you've caused havock around Telford in the past lol? Don't live too far from there haha!

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Post by 340GLT » 08 Sep 2007 12:21 am

Been around wolverhampton a couple of times too, my nan lives in featherstone!!!
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