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boilerhouse1980

Xantia 2Lt 8V Turbo Conversion Fitting Problem

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boilerhouse1980

hi looking for advice iv fitted a 97 model xantia/xm 2lt 8v engine into my g reg 89 1.6 205 gti i brought it apparently all modified ready to fit?? ie extending bottom rear stabilizer, 306gti6 top engine mount iv fitted the engine but it is jammed as the turbo is touching on the bulkhead and is jammed solid as any one else had this problem any help would be much appreciated

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ritchunt

Have you used the rear mount that has the built in carrier of the xm lump or is it a gti one? You need the gti one this could be causing that issue as you also wont be able to get your shaft in, i cant see why you would need to extend the bottom fork, mine went in fine without any mods

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Slo

The 15mm extended fork is to help make sure the turbo is clear of the steering rack knuckle an also to help lower the exhaust manifold so it almost lines up with the tunnel. The rear mount is matched to the gearbox being used so that the offside driveshaft lines up properly. I would of thought that if it still had the xm mount it wouldnt have a shaft fitted yet as it wont line up but the lump would probably still fit as it should if not a better fit than the 205 one that it should have as due to its greater size would actually hold the engine even further away from the bulkhead??

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boilerhouse1980

i ended up fabricating my own bracket now there is at least 10mm clearence between the turbo and brake servo thanks for your comments

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boilerhouse1980

What alternator set up do I need im running xantia alternator without a/c or power steering ive got self adjusting tensioner but looks like I need an idler or some thing ??

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Slo

your best option by far is the gti6 power steering and alternator and bracket/top mount it bolts straight on.

 

check out page 2 on my link below

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boilerhouse1980

dont really want power steering is there any other ways around this ?? cheers

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Slo

Yes just get the bracket and alternator, a smaller belt and use a cambelt tensioner to tension it. Then you can chop off the steering pump part to save a bit of weight

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boilerhouse1980

Ok thanks for advice

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boilerhouse1980

Hi people need some advice Im piping the coolant up on my 205 turbo conversion im using bmbakers bottom coolant hose which pipes from distribution block at the rear of the engine to top pipe on the matrix then the bottom of the header tank the other tube on the header tank goes to the little pipe at the top of the rad the turbo ts into the main top rad hose what do I pipe the other pipe on the header tank to ??? Thanks inadvance

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boilerhouse1980

Looking for help car is now misfiring and fuel hose at filter and injector rail swollen like pressure build up I suspect regulator on rail as anyone else had this ??

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