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Another hybrid conversion thread....

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Welly, Sep 14, 2010.

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    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    [Mar 17, 2011]
    depends on what boost it was run to and if the engine had internals to push further???

    I have a GT30 here which is running 335bhp... its just a number relative to the boost its being run at currently.
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    [Mar 18, 2011]
    Was running O.E internals but car was had only covered 7k when the GT2876 was put on, I think it ran 1.2 bar from peak to the limiter but power came in with a big bang with loads over oversteer due to the uprated haldex controller this was nearly 5-6 years ago and as the cars were still fairly new with pre facelift cars still fetching £18k+ I don't think many folk did much other than stage 1 remaps so I think I must of been one of a handful who had started to tune the S3 back then...

    I think I handed over nearly £25k for my Dolphin grey 03 plate with every optional extra availave and only 5k on the clock at the time.....

    But as Bill has said its all relative to boost, fuel and timing settings to peak figures!
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    [Dec 22, 2013]
    Thread revival. Having a read through as doing a similar build.
    Only up to page 7 but good read and nice to see where some of the testing and development of today's standard mods have come from
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    This is where it all began man!
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    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    I'm gonna read it all again for old times!
    Welly and Gops like this.
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    [Dec 23, 2013]
    And ...... Finished reading

    What an epic thread.
    Hoping that I've already covered myself against some of the hurdles encountered here.
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    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    [Dec 27, 2013]
    Yeah man, this seems a Looooong time ago now. I'm glad that the experiences listed here were useful to you leigh, as with your PM if you let me know what links are dead I'll see if I can hunt them out.

    Seriously thinking about what to do with cars at the moment... My diesel is seeming a tad boring.
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    Need more octane mate.

    Its the two files (xls?) you made of your shopping list of parts. Will try to find and quote them now. (If tappatalk will let me)
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    [Dec 27, 2013]
    This is the list I was meaning Welly. Sorry its a PDF not XLS
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