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Anyone local who can show me your bay?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Idrees, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. Idrees

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    Hi

    I live in Huddersfield (West Yorkshire) and would be greatful if someone was willing to meet up to show me their S3s engine bay?

    I have a Baileys BOV on my 2003 model however I want to remove it and go for the stock recirc set up. I would like to have a look over a stock engine bay so I can check what I need and what goes where.

    If anyone is willing to help that would be great, I'd travel to you too (within reasonable distance)!

    Cheers
     
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  3. Alex C

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    Is your N249 vlave bypassed? If yes are you planning to refit all of that gubbins as well?
     
  4. S3 Paul

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    Where are we talking? Just so people can gauge the distance ?
     
  5. Alex C

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    :think:
     
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    Haha, sorry, its been a long day
     
  7. kelk11

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    I'm local but I have badger5 tip and forge 007p fitted so not sure if this is going to help, I also have the original recirc valve.
     
  8. Gops

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    I'm in Sheffield on the weekend if you fancy a trip down? I've got a stock DV with a forge TIP.
     
  9. camscockle20vT

    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    Take a pic of your bay and people should be able to tell you what you need.
     
  10. S3 Paul

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    Im from sheffield too well, most of the time anyway,
     
  11. Idrees

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    I'll take some pictures first and show you guys what's there and what isn't, I appreciate your replies. :)
     
  12. Idrees

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    Here we go, if this doesn't show enough I can take some more.

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    Cheers!
     
  13. s3dave

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    Is that a dv 26? you need a closed loop diverter valve<br><br>edit: sorry thats what you are trying to do!!
     
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    I'd like to get rid of the BOV and return to the original recirc set up. This Baileys was fitted by the previous owner but I'd like it back to stock form. :)
     
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    has the previous owner plugged off the line that exits the N249 valve and bypassed it? i.e. does the blue line from the top of your BOV go straight to the inlet manifold?
     
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    The blue vac pipe has been T pieced on to another black vacuum pipe under the inlet manifold. I tried to get a picture of that too but it wasn't coming out clear!
     
  17. DJ_Troopa

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    I can't see why it would need to be t-pieced, that's odd.
     
  18. Alex C

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    do you have a boost gauge in the car?
     
  19. Idrees

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    Unfortunately not, the car is standard apart from this silly Baileys BOV.
     
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    Any more help please? Just need to know what I need apart from the stock recirc valve and replacement hose.
     
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    Hi mate it looks like you just need the pipe that goes from the recirc valve to where that pipe is bloked off on the metal turbo pipe, also rubilee clips ;) and just attach the little pipe to the top of the new one. Hope that helps.
     
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  23. camscockle20vT

    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    Just had a closer look and it seems youve got a cold side relocation so a longer pipe will be needed, you can get em off fleabay for £15 or so for 1meter.
     
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    also from Huddersfield if you need to look at a bay in the flesh
     
  25. Gops

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    I'm here every other weekend to see the mrs! Shout me if your free one time!
     

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