Sky InsuranceEM Tuning

View Poll Results: What colour S3 Avus for the Track?

Voters
63. You may not vote on this poll
  • Porsche Guards Red

    34 53.97%
  • Kawasaki Green

    29 46.03%
Page 84 of 90 FirstFirst ... 34747778798081828384858687888990 LastLast
Results 3,321 to 3,360 of 3584
Like Tree124Likes

Thread: W3STY's Progress Thread

  1. #3321
    s3dave's Avatar
    TFSI Hybrid

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    west yorks
    Posts
    10,121
    Quote Originally Posted by Westy View Post
    I've done over 100 miles in my car today and I can confirm its definitely fixed. I even raced an R32 who was racing an R8 but then I got told off by my girlfriend and had to back off
    HAHA funny that ....last time i had a duel with a new shape r32 the guys bird falcon punched him mid race..... he was losing big time anyway....

  2. # ADS
    ADS
    Join Date
    Always
    Location
    Global
    Posts
    Many
     
  3. #3322
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264

    W3STY's Progress Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by s3dave View Post
    HAHA funny that ....last time i had a duel with a new shape r32 the guys bird falcon punched him mid race..... he was losing big time anyway....
    This was a mk4 R32 but he was no match for me except in noise. The suited guy in the R32 pulled over out the way straight away lol he wasn't interested in playing.
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  4. #3323
    16Klappe's Avatar
    Certified S3 Slayer
    Crazy Closet Champion, Curveball Champion, Ping Champion, Snakeman Steve Champion, UFO Shoot Out Champion, Typing Test Champion, Smack the Rabbit Champion, Rabbit Hunter Champion, Mosquito Kill Champion, Mini KickUps Champion, KickUps Champion, Disc Dash Champion

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Basingstoke
    Posts
    5,012

    My Social Networking

    Visit 16Klappe's Instagram Channel
    To double check Westicles because I am just about to try and change my order and Prawn told me to get these instead...

    You have TFSI coils without any adapters, just pushed onto the plugs and they sit there fine?

    x
    I quite often say I'm going to do things.

    Then never do them.

  5. #3324
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264

    W3STY's Progress Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 16Klappe View Post
    To double check Westicles because I am just about to try and change my order and Prawn told me to get these instead...

    You have TFSI coils without any adapters, just pushed onto the plugs and they sit there fine?

    x
    Yes mate so did Tuffty and a few others. The adapters are a waste of money if you ask me and they serve no purpose but to dress up the engine bay.
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  6. #3325
    16Klappe's Avatar
    Certified S3 Slayer
    Crazy Closet Champion, Curveball Champion, Ping Champion, Snakeman Steve Champion, UFO Shoot Out Champion, Typing Test Champion, Smack the Rabbit Champion, Rabbit Hunter Champion, Mosquito Kill Champion, Mini KickUps Champion, KickUps Champion, Disc Dash Champion

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Basingstoke
    Posts
    5,012

    My Social Networking

    Visit 16Klappe's Instagram Channel
    Thanks beautiful, going to try and ring Awesome on Monday and change my order.

    x
    I quite often say I'm going to do things.

    Then never do them.

  7. #3326
    4th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    bedfordshire
    Posts
    737
    Agree with Westy had mine in with no adapters for months now with no issues at all, I even check mine and give them a push when I'm under the bonet and they don't move one bit

  8. #3327
    s3dave's Avatar
    TFSI Hybrid

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    west yorks
    Posts
    10,121
    Quote Originally Posted by Westy View Post
    Yes mate so did Tuffty and a few others. The adapters are a waste of money if you ask me and they serve no purpose but to dress up the engine bay.
    I can second this, i was gonna check my plugs ...but trying to pull these out was a shame they have propper sealed...

  9. #3328
    g60leigh's Avatar
    5th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Stockton on Tees
    Posts
    1,379

    W3STY's Progress Thread

    And me. Mine haven't budged at all in two months.

    2001 S3 (AMK)
    AEM WMI Kit, Black Silicone Hoses, Badger5 TIP with Cone Filter, AH Fabrications FMIC, Relentless Manifold Downpipe & Sport Cat, Miltek Cat Back Exhaust, VAG Aero Wipers, Forge FMDV008 Re-Circ, Revo Stage 2 Remap with SPS+ Tweaks, 2.0 TFSI Coil Pack Mod, B&M Short Shift, RNS-D Retrofit, Brembo & B5 2 Piece Rotor Conversion

  10. #3329
    Yohan87's Avatar
    2nd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    404
    Any more thoughts on the large plenum intake Westy?

  11. #3330
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264
    Quote Originally Posted by Yohan87 View Post
    Any more thoughts on the large plenum intake Westy?
    It's definitely on the cards Yohan. I need to aquire a few bits then S3Dave will be making me one. The beauty of having one made from a blank plenum is I can specify how many vav nipples I want and where to position them.
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  12. #3331
    Yohan87's Avatar
    2nd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    404
    Sounds like a plan, I'm looking at doing the same.

    Did you ever uprate your turbo actuator?

  13. #3332
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264
    Quote Originally Posted by Yohan87 View Post
    Sounds like a plan, I'm looking at doing the same.

    Did you ever uprate your turbo actuator?
    No mate, the actuator on the new blower from Turbo Dynamics is up to the job at the moment. I'm sure it will start to get tired over time so I'll upgrade it when it's shagged.
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  14. #3333
    Yohan87's Avatar
    2nd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    404
    My turbo is just over 40K old and although already mapped by Niki with good results, he advised fitting an uprated actuator once I get my relentless etc fitted.

    Reading through your thread it seems an uprated actuator is a must.

    Waiting on a price from Awesome for a Forge version.

  15. #3334
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264
    Quote Originally Posted by Yohan87 View Post
    My turbo is just over 40K old and although already mapped by Niki with good results, he advised fitting an uprated actuator once I get my relentless etc fitted.

    Reading through your thread it seems an uprated actuator is a must.

    Waiting on a price from Awesome for a Forge version.
    I did ask Niki about the actuator when mine was with him and he said not to worry at the moment as the current one is holding fine. My turbo has maybe done 12k miles now if that.
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  16. #3335
    Sam_'s Avatar
    Down under

    Status
    Online
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Sydney, Australia
    Posts
    2,748
    You going for an Xcessive plenum?
    Handling mods++. GTX30 soon-ish. Hiding parts from the mrs since 2011. Build thread

  17. #3336
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264

    W3STY's Progress Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Sam_ View Post
    You going for an Xcessive plenum?
    I think the ones Dave has got hold of are half a litre bigger then the excessive. Hopefully he'll pop on to comment.
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  18. #3337
    Prawn's Avatar
    My other car is a MINI!!!!

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Basingstoke
    Posts
    9,318
    half a litre potentially too big though.....

    Ideal size is said to be capacity x 1.4 I believe, those uni ones from oop norf are over 2x 1.8.

    I also want to make one using one of those plenums, but they look like there's scope to cut at least 2-3'' off the fat end of the plenum, which should bring it's volume back inline with the SEM and similar. Would also allow you to tweak it to get the TB angle just right

    Looking forward to seeing this beasty in the new year.

    Is Ace Cafe too far for you now dude?
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Prawns TFSI Turbo'd 1.8T Track Car

    But I know nothing so ignore me.

  19. #3338
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264
    Quote Originally Posted by Prawn View Post
    half a litre potentially too big though.....

    Ideal size is said to be capacity x 1.4 I believe, those uni ones from oop norf are over 2x 1.8.

    I also want to make one using one of those plenums, but they look like there's scope to cut at least 2-3'' off the fat end of the plenum, which should bring it's volume back inline with the SEM and similar. Would also allow you to tweak it to get the TB angle just right

    Looking forward to seeing this beasty in the new year.

    Is Ace Cafe too far for you now dude?
    You are correct mate, there needs to be some Slappy Dunbar style manifold tests for the inlet too

    Ace is a little far for me now but I would do one nice summers evening if you know you'll be there. Apart from that I'll be at all shows next year. Might even make ADI for once!
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  20. #3339
    6th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Bedford
    Posts
    2,877
    And when you buy a manifold i`ll buy the standard one from you

    Cactus green 8L S3 - B5 TIP + Jetex, Revised 007p, R32 rear ARB, AP Coilovers, Compbrake rear arms, Full Powerflexed dogbone.

  21. #3340
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264
    Quote Originally Posted by Jason.s View Post
    And when you buy a manifold i`ll buy the standard one from you
    You won't want my mani mate as it's just a small port BAM inlet. You want an AEB/AGU one to cut the runners off.
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  22. #3341
    s3dave's Avatar
    TFSI Hybrid

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    west yorks
    Posts
    10,121
    Quote Originally Posted by Prawn View Post
    half a litre potentially too big though.....

    Ideal size is said to be capacity x 1.4 I believe, those uni ones from oop norf are over 2x 1.8.

    Hmmm very subjective.. from what i have read, the runner size is more important than the plenum, on N/A cars it can alter the torque/rev range alot.... on turbo apps bigger the better?, i know i was seeing 18 G/S so its def a step in the right direction, but i cant help thinking most of that is due to actually opening the runner area up...

  23. #3342
    6th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Bedford
    Posts
    2,877
    Quote Originally Posted by Westy View Post
    You won't want my mani mate as it's just a small port BAM inlet. You want an AEB/AGU one to cut the runners off.
    I want your manifold to cut up and weld on the AEB runners i already have sitting in my garage from the A4

    Also cut it in half and get an extra piece welded in to increase volume. Pretty much banding the manifold like you would a steel wheel lol.
    Last edited by Jason.s; 14th December 2012 at 10:04.

    Cactus green 8L S3 - B5 TIP + Jetex, Revised 007p, R32 rear ARB, AP Coilovers, Compbrake rear arms, Full Powerflexed dogbone.

  24. #3343
    s3dave's Avatar
    TFSI Hybrid

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    west yorks
    Posts
    10,121
    Quote Originally Posted by Jason.s View Post
    I want your manifold to cut up and weld on the AEB runners i already have sitting in my garage from the A4
    I think you will see good gains...

  25. #3344
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264
    Quote Originally Posted by Jason.s View Post
    I want your manifold to cut up and weld on the AEB runners i already have sitting in my garage from the A4

    Also cut it in half and get an extra piece welded in to increase volume. Pretty much banding the manifold like you would a steel wheel lol.
    Poor mani Will you keep it green?
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  26. #3345
    6th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Bedford
    Posts
    2,877
    Nope lol. But just think, if it provides gains you can have a small claim to fame lol.

    Oh and keep a space in your diary for a weekend in January if possible so i can pop up. I`ll bring the go-pro so we can attach it to the back of your car and video some flamage! Finally do some little bits to my car too lol.
    Last edited by Jason.s; 14th December 2012 at 11:32.

    Cactus green 8L S3 - B5 TIP + Jetex, Revised 007p, R32 rear ARB, AP Coilovers, Compbrake rear arms, Full Powerflexed dogbone.

  27. #3346
    mk1chopper's Avatar
    Missing the S3

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Bedford
    Posts
    1,095
    Quote Originally Posted by Jason.s View Post
    I want your manifold to cut up and weld on the AEB runners i already have sitting in my garage from the A4

    Also cut it in half and get an extra piece welded in to increase volume. Pretty much banding the manifold like you would a steel wheel lol.
    When are we getting a build thread for your S3?

  28. #3347
    6th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Bedford
    Posts
    2,877
    When i can actually do something with it without getting frostbite and can clean it properly. Done cambelt and waterpump, oil pick up, cv boot, B5 tip and filter. Still got PCV/N249 delete, coilovers, R32 rear arb and coils to fit. A, cba B, far too cold. Tempted to come in tomorrow and use the workshop to try and get some bits done but dont know if it`ll happen.

    Cactus green 8L S3 - B5 TIP + Jetex, Revised 007p, R32 rear ARB, AP Coilovers, Compbrake rear arms, Full Powerflexed dogbone.

  29. #3348
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264
    Quote Originally Posted by Jason.s View Post
    When i can actually do something with it without getting frostbite and can clean it properly. Done cambelt and waterpump, oil pick up, cv boot, B5 tip and filter. Still got PCV/N249 delete, coilovers, R32 rear arb and coils to fit. A, cba B, far too cold. Tempted to come in tomorrow and use the workshop to try and get some bits done but dont know if it`ll happen.
    Are you starting your build thread within my thread lol
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  30. #3349
    6th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Bedford
    Posts
    2,877
    Haha no just answering a question

    Cactus green 8L S3 - B5 TIP + Jetex, Revised 007p, R32 rear ARB, AP Coilovers, Compbrake rear arms, Full Powerflexed dogbone.

  31. #3350
    s3dave's Avatar
    TFSI Hybrid

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    west yorks
    Posts
    10,121
    Quote Originally Posted by Westy View Post
    Are you starting your build thread within my thread lol
    Theres a good idea.... Group build thread ...everybody just put the ****e in one place!!....

    I think there useless once they get this big anyway.....

  32. #3351
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264
    Quote Originally Posted by s3dave View Post
    I think there useless once they get this big anyway.....
    I need a spare day to make a contents page to make navigating round this beast a bit easier. I cant even find stuff in here!
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  33. #3352
    Yohan87's Avatar
    2nd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    404
    Quote Originally Posted by s3dave View Post
    Theres a good idea.... Group build thread ...everybody just put the ****e in one place!!....

    I think there useless once they get this big anyway.....
    Agreed, unless you have some sort of indexing system they become a nightmare.

    Really need two, one for chat and ideas, another for dedicated pictures and cool tech info

  34. #3353
    Welly's Avatar
    VX220 SC Driver :)

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Gloucestershire
    Posts
    10,695
    Quote Originally Posted by s3dave View Post
    Theres a good idea.... Group build thread ...everybody just put the ****e in one place!!....
    I think that's genius...
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    "Marriage is like a coffin and each kid is another nail."
    Homer Simpson





  35. #3354
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264

    W3STY's Progress Thread

    Not reall much of an update bu I thought it was about time I posted in here. I needed to service the mrs corsa this weekend as I've put 25k miles on it since its last service. So the other day when I was on euro car parts ordering up the needed bits I thought I'd also get an S2000 filter. The idea was to swap it for my jetex so I could wash and dry it then swap them back.

    I go the filter out and thought great, colour coded



    I removed my jetex. You can see how dirty it is and also where the neck split and I had to repair it.







    Turns out there wasn't enough room for the S2K filter by a long way!





    I ended up puting the jetex back on, emptied my catch.


    Went to start te car to move it out the garage and as it hadn't been driven in 5 days the battery decided to die! Had to tow the fat S3 out the garage arse to arse with the corsa then use the work horse to jump my German tank.



    I Got the thing started, topped up te methanol then went to charge the battery. Still love this car

    As I had nothing else to do on the car and couldn't be arsed to wash it I decided to make a gym in the unused half of the garage.

    Westy's gym comes complete with carpet, chin up bar, dum bells, situp Matt, and mirror



    Still got a bench, barbell, and a load of plate weights to put in there.
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  36. #3355
    Dani_B19's Avatar
    Audi-sports own special child.

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Barnsley
    Posts
    7,222
    Why doesnt it fit? Is it due to the heatsheild?
    Driving the most secretive S3 on ASN

  37. #3356
    6th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Bedford
    Posts
    2,877
    Mirror for perving on yourself after a hard work out? You can give the car a good run out when you come over for your mot.

    Cactus green 8L S3 - B5 TIP + Jetex, Revised 007p, R32 rear ARB, AP Coilovers, Compbrake rear arms, Full Powerflexed dogbone.

  38. #3357
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264

    W3STY's Progress Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Dani_B19 View Post
    Why doesnt it fit? Is it due to the heatsheild?
    Yeah it's due to where my heat shield is position and bolted down. My TIP has been cut perfectly to reach my home made heat shield so I can't be arsed to mess abou trying to get the S2K to fit. I'll just buy another jetex I think.
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  39. #3358
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264

    W3STY's Progress Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Jason.s View Post
    Mirror for perving on yourself after a hard work out? You can give the car a good run out when you come over for your mot.
    Will do mate. I think the mrs will be with me next week so we won't be able to go and do some go pro vids we're heading into bedford after to see her bro.
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







  40. #3359
    6th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Bedford
    Posts
    2,877
    No worries we'll have to meet up some other time for some fun. Still be nice to stick my injectors and reg in your cleaner. (Waits for someone to turn that into a sexual innuendo)

    Cactus green 8L S3 - B5 TIP + Jetex, Revised 007p, R32 rear ARB, AP Coilovers, Compbrake rear arms, Full Powerflexed dogbone.

  41. #3360
    Westy's Avatar
    Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Cambridgeshire sometimes Hertfordshire
    Posts
    17,264

    W3STY's Progress Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Jason.s View Post
    No worries we'll have to meet up some other time for some fun. Still be nice to stick my injectors and reg in your cleaner. (Waits for someone to turn that into a sexual innuendo)
    We can have a meet up one evenin when the clocks to forward and it's nice driving weather. I can bring my ultrasonic bath with me on Saturday if you want to borrow it?
    8P A3 TDI - 220bhp - 335lbft
    A3 Maintenance Thread
    Bye bye S3 you will be missed.
    S3 Build Thread







 

 

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO

Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO