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hello and thanks could some 1 tel me what i need to make my Rover 25 1.4 iL 2001 51 reg now a mg zr mk2 With rover 200 Vi blok in it. Fast but i have to make it that bit quiker lol.

(full spek front and rear face lift dash steets tinted windows + front limo black =) the only thing i have to do is get a MG key oh and i could not get the mg zr clooks to run on my Rover 200 Vi loom because ther wind round zr's are dig, oh and 15" rover Vi rims lol funds needed for the blok wheels come l8er ;)

I have been told that i need a coupe sub frame because my bottem blok mount is on the sump not on the box is this ture?
What more would i need i am going to buy a full car 620 ti as i know were a cheep 1 is.
 

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Hi, yes you will need a sub frame from a 220 - i don't think you can take it out of the 620ti.

Sign up to rovertech.net - its been covered a million times and im sure you'll find what your looking for. Great thing about the t16 is that its very tunable, im looking to drop one into my 200 in a year or so :)
 

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I think your pushing the standard 25 1.4 rig a little much as it is. I do hope this car is insured for all the modifications you've made....many are not. Expect the insurance to go north of a few grand for dropping a turbo lump in.
Not to mention the uprated brakes, suspension, sub frame, drivetrain system and fully reworked loom you'll need to go with it.
I'd buy a car with blown turbo lump already in it if I were you. There are better, safer ways then dropping a heavy T-Series into a car designed for 1397cc K series. A Nissan 200SX S14/15, R8 220 Coupe, MK4 Astra GSI etc will be far easier to insure, maintain and drive.
Think about it.
Don't be a ****wit and do this without telling your insurers. Many of us have had our cars hit by uninsured drivers and been left with big bills to foot. It ain't big or clever. Can't afford the insurance? Can't afford the ride! Stay off the road.
 

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I think your pushing the standard 25 1.4 rig a little much as it is. I do hope this car is insured for all the modifications you've made....many are not. Expect the insurance to go north of a few grand for dropping a turbo lump in.
Not to mention the uprated brakes, suspension, sub frame, drivetrain system and fully reworked loom you'll need to go with it.
I'd buy a car with blown turbo lump already in it if I were you. There are better, safer ways then dropping a heavy T-Series into a car designed for 1397cc K series. A Nissan 200SX S14/15, R8 220 Coupe, MK4 Astra GSI etc will be far easier to insure, maintain and drive.
Think about it.
Don't be a ****wit and do this without telling your insurers. Many of us have had our cars hit by uninsured drivers and been left with big bills to foot. It ain't big or clever. Can't afford the insurance? Can't afford the ride! Stay off the road.
Whilst i agree with your sentiments, i can't agree with the design and engine weight issue.

What about the diesel engine in the R25?

That is just as heavy as the T16 lump, the lad just needs to uprate various things like suspension/brakes etc.

The R25 IS designed for a heavy engine.

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Skelo
 

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I concur, the car will need diesel springs etc and whilst I'm not saying the chassis won't take a heavier lump, as you quite rightly point out, the 1.4 standard underpinning won't take it and there will be a massive change in handling. The T weighs nearly twice as much as the K. I'm just trying to say the shell and chassis was never designed to take a T series turbo, and as such it'll be hard work and seriously hamper the nimble handling unless set up with a level of expertise, like Rover ddi with the L series. Compensation and clever engineering.
Then like I said, try explaining it to your insurance....
 
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