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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-03-03, 05:48 AM Thread Starter
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Question EL GLi and XR6 engine differences

im seriously considering getting an EL xr6 in the near future and i want to know more about the engines.

what are the differences between the gli and xr6 engines.

eg type of cam,
power output,

and any other stuff that i should know

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Re: EL GLi and XR6 engine differences

larger exhaust valves, modified porting and a revised camshaft.

plus the rocker cover is red which makes it go faster.

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157kW, 357Nm


164kW, ???Nm

seems like a small difference, but I guess the secret is in the dyno curves.

FYI: AU VCT = 172kW


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Re: EL GLi and XR6 engine differences

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