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What high performance 4cyl engines are there?

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Myself being a big Ford Escort fan I was checking out the Cosworth engine and it appears that they have more potential then any SR20. Due to us being Silvia orientated on this site SR20's are a common engine spoken about but I asked myself what other high performance engines are there in the 4cyl range that's capable of high power output?

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Sr20vet

 

One of the best 4 cylinder engines ever !!

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Toyota 3S, Mitsubishi 4G63, Toyota 4AGE.

 

What it really comes down to though is how much money you want to pour into it regardless of what engine you buy.

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The Ford 2.0 Ecoboost in RWD (Falcon) format stock specs are 179kW/353Nm and gets 8litres/100ks which isn't a bad start. The same engine in FWD and other RWD platforms is making 188kW/366Nm (Focus ST) and 224kW in the Radicals so it would be interesting to see how these are developed in the future by tuners etc but for now I'm guessing it's an expensive bit of kit. Also a 2.3 litre version on the way.

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A45 AMG motor, makes 265kW factory form and 450nm of torque.

All from a 2.0L and it runs 1.8bar of boost... FUARK :D

 

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truly amazing I tell you!

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A45 AMG motor, makes 265kW factory form and 450nm of torque.

All from a 2.0L and it runs 1.8bar of boost... FUARK :D

 

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truly amazing I tell you!

 

Full torque at 2250rpm also.

 

I tried and failed to figure out the turbo's part number and whether it's possible to buy one, heh :/ anyone have any idea

 

 

also this is a 4 cylinder (volume warning)

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUO0KU6Eeek

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The next engine in the 2015 RS Focus will be a 2.3L 4cyl making approx 245kw. The Volvo 2.5 5cyl that was in the latest RS is a fair unit too.

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Toyota/subaru have done well with the 86 loads of aftermarket support as well .... But..... Someone else needs revive the rwd 4 banger that everyone wants (read) need.

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honda K24a.. stock head and bottom end, turbo conversion. easy 350kw at the front wheels

 

in saying that, with high comp pistons and a few add on parts and after market cams, they have seen 200kw at the front wheels Naturally Aspirated on e85.. this really goes to show how crazy these engines are

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4G63... my fave 4Cyl. if i could put one in the 180, i would

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No love for the merc motor? 265kW from factory.. will easily do 200 000km instead of 2000 km and require a rebuild.

 

Now imagine modding that motor, doubt any rice cooker Honda motor could out perform it. You're comparing a direct injection motor versus a conventional port injected motor.

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No love for the merc motor? 265kW from factory.. will easily do 200 000km instead of 2000 km and require a rebuild. Now imagine modding that motor, doubt any rice cooker Honda motor could out perform it. You're comparing a direct injection motor versus a conventional port injected motor.

 

oh yeah, im talking things i can realistically afford, not quite in my price range atm, most things 4G powered are haha.

 

 

would love an A45 one day

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No love for the merc motor? 265kW from factory.. will easily do 200 000km instead of 2000 km and require a rebuild.

 

Now imagine modding that motor, doubt any rice cooker Honda motor could out perform it. You're comparing a direct injection motor versus a conventional port injected motor.

 

No guarantee these motors will last long modified, though. 200/250/300 rwkw SR's have been known to do the rounds for years, anyway. I put engine failures down to knobs more often than I do to engine faults.

 

I think most new 'awesome' engines are taking advantage of the technology we dream about - everything is VTEC'd and twin scrolled, higher comp than our 80's designs. The biggest difference to, say, a VE+T setup would be the fuelling. Direct injection, SIDI garbage. Same power, better fuel, better emissions, etc. There's nothing mindblowingly different though

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good times racing is making around 1300hp i think on their 3rz s14 drag car

 

im building one atm for my car

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There's a company in w.a i think a.r.e cooling/performance are pushing good numbers out , can't remember how much. Do you have a build thread for your 3rz powered something?

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na i dont sorry mate

 

search good times racing on facebook though.. plenty of pics of their drag car

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K20a, yer it's a Honda motor. One of the best built. Throw a turbo and low boost at it and you'll see more power than an other 2litre.

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are we talking about factory cast engines or CNC billet block engines? cause anything is possible with billet.

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they are huge in the states

 

havnt picked up here yet and i hope they dont... i can go to my local wrecker and pick up a alternator, ps pump, or starter for less than $60

 

the current engine im building i picked up complete for $50... u will ussualy get a good one at the wreckers with sub 100k for about 1300-1500

 

unopened engines with stock valve train have seen around 500 reliably

 

really comes down to how u treat it though i think... just like any motor

 

im surprised no one has built one for a drift car yet... im putting mine into a jza80

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looks like worlds largest torque curve as well judging by the above.

 

so they can handle boost in unopened form? intredasting

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