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Old 08-21-2012, 12:00 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by NOSfusion View Post
More power. When you bolt a 2.3 head on a 2.0 block, you get instant improvement in flow through the head and can make more HP at higher RPM. Add a header, a decent intake manifold and some stage I or II cams and you can easily get about 180-190 WHP from the 2.0L engine, depending on your tune and type/octane of fuel used.
Is this true? That kind of power at the wheels would be sweet. Everyone would do this upgrade I would think. Does anyone offer this as a package?
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