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Taper Throttle Kits Multi Throttle Kits Carburettor Kits Astra Kit Car
2.0L Taper Throttle Kits Multi Throttle Kits Carburettor Kits Astra Kit Car

MBE ECUs Ignition only wiring looms & adaptors Fuel Injection wiring looms & adaptors Ignition only kits
Engine Management Systems Ignition only Wiring Harness Fuel Injection Wiring Harness Ignition Only Kits

Fuel injection kits - taper throttle body kits Fuel Injection - Multi-throttle bodies Injectors Sensors
Fuel Injection - Taper throttle bodies Fuel Injection - Multi-throttle bodies Injectors & Diagnostic Service Sensors

Vauxhall cylinder heads & modifications Vauxhall Inlet manifolds Vauxhall camshafts & valve train components 2L Vauxhall Gaskets
Heads & modifications Inlet Manifolds Camshafts & Valve Train Components Gaskets

Vauxhall Pot Pistons, turbo pistons & piston rings 2.0L XE slipper pistons & rods 2.0L Vauxhall Con-rods & rod bolts 2.0L Vauxhall crankshafts & bearings
Pot Pistons, Turbo pistons & piston rings Slipper Pistons & Con-rods Con-rods & Rod bolts Crankshafts & Bearings

2.0L Vauxhall Idlers, pulleys, trigger wheels & crank sensors Water pumps & thermostats Vauxhall Dry sump systems & parts Vauxhall Wet sump kits & parts
Idlers, Pulleys, Seals, Trigger wheels & Crank sensors Thermostats & Water Pumps Dry Sump Systems Wet Sump Systems

Spark plugs & covers Alternators, mounting kits & accessories 2.0L XE Coils, HT Leads & Distributor blanks Fuel system components
Spark Plugs & Covers Alternators & Mounting Kits & accessories Coils, HT Leads & Distributor Blanks Fuel Systems

Flywheel & clutches Clutch mechanism parts Gearshift components Air filters, boxes & backing plates
Flywheels, Clutch Covers & Plates Clutch Mechanisms Flatshift Gear Knob Air Filters, Boxes & backing plates

  Engine mount kits Vauxhall exhaust manifolds  
  Engine Mounts Exhaust Manifolds  

Total Kit Car July/August 2008 Total Kit Car July/August 2008 rated the Vauxhall XE as one of the top ten kitcar engines:

Introduced in 1988 when GM, who had developed a good relationship with Cosworth due to their rallying exploits, asked the legendary engine company to come up with a 16v belt driven aluminium cylinder head for the Vauxhall/Opel 'Family 2' range of engines. It appeared in the Mk2 Astra GTE & produced an easy 150bhp out of the box. GM took over the head casting from early 2002 to save money & in turn used a lesser quality material, & there have been instances of these becoming porous. The earlier 'Coscast' ones are rated as being much better. The classic Fords boys are loving the XE at the minute & hundreds have been stuffed under the bonnets of Mk1 & Mk2 Escorts.

I guess their real 'kitcar heyday' was back in the mid-nineties & lots got fitted to all sorts of tackle, although Caterham Cars used loads of them too. SBD are the kings of XE tuning.

Total Kit Car July/August 2008
Capacity: 1998cc
Bore: 86mm
Stroke: 86mm
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Power: 150bhp

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