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AEB inlet manifold on a BAM

S321BAM Jul 21, 2013

  1. S321BAM

    S321BAM I lost the rod lottery

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    Evening guys

    Quick question......im going to be fabricating my own plenum using a AEB manifold as a donor. Reasons because I have an AGU head to go on. Are the injector ports the same as a BAM or will they need modifying?

    Cheers, Chris
     
  2. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    The injectors need modding depending on what ones you are using as the injector bungs on the AEB are smaller and BAM injectors have a shoulder to stop them being pushed too far in on small port inlets... this shoulder needs to be carefully filed to allow the injector to sit in the bung...

    You may also need to space the fuel rail depending on what injectors you use too...

    Mine with 630cc dekas..
    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/a3-s3-...9-my-minor-modding-thread-41.html#post1645461

    ...and now with 550cc Bosch...
    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/a3-s3-...9-my-minor-modding-thread-48.html#post1797926

    <tuffty/>
     
  3. S321BAM

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    Thanx Tuffty
     
  4. IrishDave

    IrishDave Active Member

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    @ Tuffty.
    I will be using bosch 550 on my build also. Using a standard bam inlet mani. Will I also need spacers for these and if so where do I get them.
    Thanks.
     
  5. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    Bill runs this setup on the Lupo... pretty sure we didn't use spacers on that... I'll try and remember to ask Bill in the week unless he sees this first...

    <tuffty/>
     
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  6. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    on stock mani, bosch 550's dont need spacers no
     
  7. IrishDave

    IrishDave Active Member

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    ^^ Thanks
     
  8. S321BAM

    S321BAM I lost the rod lottery

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    Can anyone tell what the sensor is on the bam inlet by the dip stick please?
     
  9. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    EGT probe if you mean the one underneath or air temp sensor if you mean the one by the throttle body

    <tuffty/>
     
  10. S321BAM

    S321BAM I lost the rod lottery

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    Not the sensor by throttle body. Take it the position of the probe hasn't got be exact?
     
  11. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    You mean the intake air temp sensor.... and no it doesnt have to be exact obv in the flow
     
  12. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    On a side note AGU runners need the fixing for the inj rail cutting down about 12mm for 550s or by the stupidly priced spacers that extend the injector
     
  13. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    stupid priced unspacers?

    you think?
     
  14. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    When i was looking at £60,, so yes very stupid, when all you have to do is cut 12mm off the mani mounting points
     
  15. S321BAM

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  16. S321BAM

    S321BAM I lost the rod lottery

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    ^^^^ so ive made a start on the manifold. thought i'd share some photos as it progresses ^^^^^
     
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  17. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    £60??
    wtf price did you find them??
     
  18. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    Where did you get the radius stacks>? they look lovely
     
  19. S321BAM

    S321BAM I lost the rod lottery

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    Had the turner at work make them from a sketch i made and then got one of the millers to machine the slot in to match up with the manifold ports
     
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  20. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    S321bam, you making anymore of these? What plenum you using?
     
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  21. Scullies

    Scullies Well-Known Member

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    make more and sell them, they look awesome!!!!
     
  22. S321BAM

    S321BAM I lost the rod lottery

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    Just making this for myself at the moment, will take notes of dimensions etc for future reference if needed. plenum wise will be fabricating it all from scratch, want it slightly bigger than std and look oem. Going to be running a k04 for a while yet and not sure how a larger plenum will effect everything
     
  23. badger5

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    dont fancy trying one of these plenums?
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  24. S321BAM

    S321BAM I lost the rod lottery

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    How much are they? planned on doing it all myself to keep cost down to nothing, as i was given the donor manifold and using off cuts from work. How would a plenum that size effect a k04?
     
  25. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    I KNEW id see dani in here as i scrolled down! Lol. You'd be interested in aids if it came in something shiny!


    Nice work, welding looks very professional! I dunno what i prefer more, your precision, or scullies colouring in! Lol
     
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  26. Scullies

    Scullies Well-Known Member

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    instant 500hp :eyebrows:


    on the porn o meter :)
     
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  27. Scullies

    Scullies Well-Known Member

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    Those machined babies are way nicer but I'm sure they must be pricey as it would take some time to machine them.

    My colouring in numbers are more for the DIY enthusiast.
     
  28. S321BAM

    S321BAM I lost the rod lottery

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    TBH having a semi CNC lathe and mill makes it easy work.
     
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  29. Chlippo

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    Looking great! good work
     
  30. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Lmfao, what's with all this about me been attracted to shiney things like? Dave set it off and for some reason its seemed to have bloody stuck haha.
     
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  31. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    you are a magpie
     
  32. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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  33. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Meh, all hear say.
     
  34. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    more over the largeport runners will loose you low end torque but add some up top >5krpm, BUT on std k04 thats not where its at its best flow wise as its petering off up there
     
  35. badger5

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    Its low £200ish after tax and shipping approx.
    + throttle body adaptor plate required
     
  36. S321BAM

    S321BAM I lost the rod lottery

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    OUCH! for a bit of cast ali......i'll stick with the original plan, can always mod it at a later date to fit a larger plenum like that
     
  37. badger5

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    lol

    predictable response

    excessive manufacturing.. USA + shipping + duty +vat it all adds up by the time they land here
     
  38. S321BAM

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    Have had casts made in the past to make formula ford uprights that you can't get hold of anymore so might look into this
     
  39. S321BAM

    S321BAM I lost the rod lottery

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    managed to get a bit done this week.....

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  40. Sam_

    Sam_ Down under

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    Looks good - would probably have been better if you could have tapered it more to the furthest cylinder from the throttle body but I'm sure it'll be an improvement.

    There's a company selling billet injector cups on vw vortex which would complete this nicely :)
     

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