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Erik Lund
Posts: 3

« on: August 23, 2006, 12:54:23 am »

I need help, and the only place i hopfully can get it are here Wink

I own an Alpine Renault 310/4, and are bulding an new Engine Roll Eyes

I have started with an citroen 2,2(2165cc), an as far as I know, thats almost the same engine that Murena got....(itīs also used in some Renaultīs and 505 STI/GTI )

I need an new canshaft- does anyone know a god place to get one?

And does anybody change it, and are you smiling Huh?

Iīm using the flyweel from the CX- itīs leighter then the types Renault use(8kg vs 12kg)
How are the improvment with changing the gasflow in the top?

I only need 160 DIN+, is it possible with 2* weber, a new camshaft, and thake 0,7-,08mm of the top.

Have anyone of you tuned a 2,2- what have you done, and are you satisfied wite the result Huh

Come on gays- thake 5 minuts an help me Smiley


You can write in Danish- I am living in Norway Tongue
Anders Dinsen
YaBB God
Posts: 3186

« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2006, 06:35:31 am »

Hey Erik

You are the wrong place, the 2.2 engine from Citroen is NOT the same as Murena - you should go to the Espace forum instead - but they will not know the answers to your questions. Best buy is probably to find some Renault Fuego enthusiasts. Sorry mate, we can't help Wink

Bernhard here has some knowledge about the engine (in Murena):

Good luck with your project!

- Anders

1982 Talbot Matra Murena 2.2 prep 142
2017 BMW i3 "Charged Professional" 94Ah

Used to own:
2001 Renault Matra Grand Espace "The Race" V6 24v
1997 Renault Matra Espace 2.0 8V
1987 Renault Matra Espace J11 2.2
Erik Lund
Posts: 3

« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2006, 11:03:38 pm »

thanks Anders, mybe you are rigth-  but just for fun- Berhard said:
Ich habe auf einem Gebiet recherchiert, das schon von Matra angedacht wurde: der 2 l P.S.A. "Euro" Motor (siehe Bild oben). Dies war eine gemeinsame Entwicklung von Citroën, Peugeot und Renault.

the 2 liter use the same pistons, and syllinder top as 2,2- the engine i got are from a CX 22RS 1988, and thats the OHC, not the old type(OHV)

so they got diffrens camshaft, ingnition and so one- but in basic they are similar Grin

So a litle serios: thanks for the link, itīs somebody answer, not only reading!

Good luck with you car- we ar on the same team( France vs. the rest :-)

thaks for the
Will Falconer
Sr. Member
Posts: 161

« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2006, 08:24:42 am »

It is a completely different engine to the Chrysler /Talbot  sourced  N9 used in the Matra. Some people get confused because the Peugeot 505 used the PRV engine, but the 505 GTi Turbo used the N9T.

Matra designed the Murena with the intention of using the PRV 2.0 litre but Renault objected to its use as they felt it would compete against the Fuego.
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