The first thing martin changed was to add a K&N air filter. He made a 4" pipe complete with heat shield to feed nice cold air to it from the front of the car.
Next was the BBR starchip for about 3 months but was not a great success and he took it out after speaking to someone who blames thier engine damage on the chip. Martin then fitted a "Powerflow" stainless steel exhaust from the catayltic converter back with no mid box and a back box with a 4" slant cut tail pipe which cost £280 including fitting. Martin fitted a set of 7"×15" multi spoke wheels with Avon sport 205×50R15 tyres on. In the wheel centers he fitted red Abarth center caps. He also fitted red valve caps which got stolen the next day.
In November 2000 Martin brought a nitrous injection kit from Highpower Systems for £489 plus VAT. This was for the basic kit which includes everything including instructions to get you going. After reading the instructions about six times he got the idea and got started. The instructions said to place the gas in the boot so he put it in the hole between the inner and outer wing where the old air box used to go. It took him about 3 hours and the only problems were: