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4.2 V8 DTM rally A3

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by S4twiggy, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. S4twiggy

    S4twiggy Fully Certified Detailer!!

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    thought you guys might like this, this is David Kynaston who drives in the rally up in my neck of the woods in Brecon Beacons. this is my favourite sound on all the rally cars that take place.
    nothing beats the sound of this A3 when your actually there mmmmmmm

    it is a 4.2 V8 DTM(not sure what from but i spoke to david before and thats what he says is under there) rally tuned engine that sounds the nuts.
    YouTube - Tour Of Epynt Rally 2009 - SS1 - David Kynaston & Peter Lloyd
    not sure how i post the actual you tube video in here so anyone who can tell me how please do
     
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    Some one is yanking your chain mate. No way is it a V8. Would never ever ever fit.
     
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    Taken from DVLA:

    he enquiry is complete
    The vehicle details for WG03 GYE are:

    Date of Liability 01 01 2012
    Date of First Registration 13 06 2003
    Year of Manufacture 2003
    Cylinder Capacity (cc) 2940CC
    CO2 Emissions 148g/Km
    Fuel Type Petrol
    Export Marker Not Applicable
    Vehicle Status Licence Not Due
    Vehicle Colour YELLOW
    Vehicle Type Approval M1
     
  5. FranA3

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    that sounds more like a v6 or a inline 6 not a v8 mate
     
  6. moag

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    doesnt sound like a v8
     
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    duely noted lads, someone must have been pulling my plonker at the time then, although when you hear this thing for real about 3 feet away it does sound V8ish, this thing is a purerally car with 2 seats and an engine and thats it, unfortunately i havent seen the engine so cant confirm. i shall try and find out what it is though as it is a monster thats for sure
     
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    it sounds more like a m3 strait 6 to me mate or something like that ive been on youtube listening to a few different engine (yes im bored)
     
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    lol same here fran, bloody sky is knackered so no tv for all weekend till the buggers come out on monday.

    just emaild david to see whether he can confirm what engine he is using, it does sound very much like a V8 when your next to it but i know what you mean by straight 6. im confused so hopefully i can get a reply from david so i can put my mind to rest. tis a lovely beast though and damn it can go
     
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    thats a bit of a twat aint it grant bad times bud , yeah my bosses ferrari sounds like a evo over the phone so my mate says but its a hell of a sound when your standing right behind it when he is reving it mmmm power lol
     
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    Your sky is out, I believe all the movie channels are free this weekend too...
     
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    thats typical aint it
     
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    Sweet wouldnt mind that sort of power :)
     
  14. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    My guess is someone said its an S4 engine meaning 3.0 V6 not 4.2 V8
     
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    Not sure but he took that corner very well, compared to Scoobie driver anyway :ninja:
     
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    Ive sat in that scooby, rally specialist called RASP round the corner from me had it in for a while, its amazing
     
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    yeah that sounds more likely to be true good luck getting a v8 under the bonnet of an a3 lol
     
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    lol, never a V8!
     
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    I forgive you Grant!
     
  20. nelson19uk

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    I flung it in google and it said a 2.5 v6. But I didn't know vag did a 2.5 v6.

    Odd one.
     
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    nelson19uk There's no poke without smoke!

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    Someone else says it's a 3.2 v6 that has been destroyed to a 3l
     
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    they used to do a 2.4 v6 in the a4 could be a tuned on of them
     
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    No A4/A6 "V" engine will fit an A3 unless they've totally reworked the drive train, subframes, 4WD system and floorplan as the engines mount totally the wrong way. A3 is transverse and the A4 upwards are longitudinal.
     
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    anything is possible remember the group b cars from the 80's they were all crazy engined rally cars and ive seen a v8 in a mini before so anything is possible in my eyes
     
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    Isn't that what I said ? "unless they've totally reworked the drive train, subframes, 4WD system and floorplan"
     
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    yeah i just read your last post twice now lol soz
     
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    nelson19uk There's no poke without smoke!

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    I think it's more likely to be the 2.4 v6 engine from an old 80 or coupe.
     
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    bit of a thread resurrection ..

    According to K Rallysport's website, this car was to be running again in 2014/5



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