When tuning your 205 it is important that you get it right so follow our 205 tuning overview and see which the best modifications are.
Available in standard form with power of upto 132bhp (depending on the year), so this goes to show the tuning potential of the 205. From this you can increase the power from anywhere between 145.2bhp to 224.4bhp but this is far out of the reach of your local part store.
You will need some extensive work on the engine block, gas flowing, porting, 3 angle valve job, fast road cams, a remap, full balance and blueprint and even then you will need to add some pretty serious forced induction upgrades.
The more powerful 205 Hatchbacks provide a suitable donor engine for the lower powered models in the range. Looking at what Peugeot have done with their top of the range 205s you get an idea for the tuning potential open to you. The most frequent modification we see on the 205 include sports exhausts, air intakes or induction kits and a fuel pressure boost valve.
A fast road cam will make quite a difference to the peak power of your 205. Internal engine modifications that should be high up on your list would be polishing and porting the head.
The most powerful 205 Hatchback in our database offers 132 bhp. From this you can increase the power from anywhere between 145.2 bhp to 224.4bhp with mods we have outlined above.High on your list of mods for your 205 should be handling improvements. To avoid other problems you should lower the car no more than 36mm.
Soon the car tuning guide will offer more detailed and in depth tuning guides for the 205 so bookmark this site and we hope to see you again.
These sites provide useful further reference on the mods we have recommended:
Drifting Handy tips on tuning a car for the drift circuits.