Peugeot / Citroen 1.6 THP engine maintanance
How to keep your THP engine healthy and happy Keeping your THP engine healthy and happy is a simple process. All you need to do is follow some key points in its maintenance. We hope this guide will help extend your engine’s life. Prince engine codes covered are EP6-DT, EP6-DTS, EP6-CDTX and EP6-FDTX. Or in
DSG7 to DSG6 gearbox swap - Skoda Octavia A7 1.8 TSI
  The Skoda Octavia A7 1.8 TSI only comes with a DSG7 DQ200 Gen3 gearbox, if the customer wants an auto-gearbox edition. The versions that come with a DSG6 DQ250 are only available in AWD arrangement. This can be a setback to owners with the FWD gearbox arrangement.   This is mainly because The 1.8 TSI EA888
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Having worked and gathered data from many of the pre facelift and facelift Audi RS3 8V that have received our ECU remap, we thought this article will help RS3 8V owners understand why having an intercooler upgrade is a wise decision. The stock Audi RS3 8V intercooler unit easily overheats on dyno and at the
This is the new gear set, ready to go in!
Any owner of a 207 THP will tell you that everything is great about the gearbox, but the 5th gear is really short. The 5th gear ratios on both 207 THP150 and THP175 are very short and not useful for good fuel consumption when cruising at the highway. Peugeot and Citroen fixed that problem many
A few years ago we tried and successfully installed a VAG blowoff valve in place of the stock one on the Peugeot 207 GT/GTI/RC 1.6T. Both valves are made by Pierburg. They are electrically compatible but the VAG bov has a better coil and better overall build which allows it to withstand more boost without
“Fuel in the US is really bad compared to Europe and the rest of the world” – is a very untrue statement. Fuel in the United States is as good as anywhere else in the world. What changes is how Americans describe their fuels in terms of quality – octane number. They use a different
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How to remove the downpipe from Peugeot 207 1.6 Turbo Removing the downpipe without removing the whole front of the car is tricky. There is very little space to reach and undo the bolts that secure the heat shields. But it is possible if you are careful. The photos below show how to do it!
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PCV delete modification - block off cap
PCV delete – why do it? One of the most discussed and debated modifications on THP/N14 engines is deleting the rear PCV system. THP200 has this by default, but all smaller THP variants use the PCV system in the plastic cylinder head cover. How the PCV system works All engines with pistons always have a
Dirty/clogged intake valves - Citroen C5
  We can never stress the importance of cleaning the intake valves frequently on THP engines. Even more so, when the car is to be remapped. The engine has to be completely healthy to produce more power, or the problems will come back to hunt you and cause big failures. While the owner had suspected
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Etuners - recommended upgrade stages for the Peugeot 207
These are the recommended upgrade stages for our beloved Peugeot 207. We strongly recommend making sure the engine is in good health before remapping. All the common problems THP engines face need to be addresses and proper maintenance needs to be done. Using a remap on a healthy engine will produce incredible results and lots
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