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Badgerwagen.... you might have heard mention of it from me.. but here's pix

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by badger5, Jul 21, 2013.

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    Badgerwagen from Castle Combe VW Driver Autometrix track day yesterday
    Its rough spec...
    1900cc (83mm bore) 9.5:1 CR std crank, ported largeport head, custom catcams, SEM modded for 8 injectors, 80mm Hemi throttle body, Fuid Damper, Hybrid GT3582 turbo running PRecision 62 compressor cover and billet wheel, Tial 0.82 hotside, Full-Race manifold modified to be vband. Spec Stage 3+ clutch, lightened ABF flywheel, SQS dog box with plate diff, wide tracked, S60 DTA ecu and STC drive by wire ecu, Snow Performance WMI, Custom Cages Cage, X-Dash digital dash, Lifeline Plumbed extinguisher... Prepped for Castle Combe Saloon cat c'ship Class A car.


    Its not 8L but it is certainly 1.8t inside
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    Badgery.
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    XDash
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    Inside Badgerwagen
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    The motor
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Favourite 1.8T car in the world!

    You appear to have forgotten to mention that it's got over 600bhp :laugh:

    Did that somehow slip your mind :racer:
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    This car is an absolute animal :)

    Really think you should turn the boost right up on the dyno one day to and see its full potential as im sure its still got plenty in reserve

    Ps please get a passanger seat in there for when I collect mine ;)
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    erm... meh..
    it has some power on its 3 boost levels..

    'adequate' lol
    'fast'
    'effing scarey'

    :)
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    I second this, can we start a petition for a Pax seat in the badger wagon?
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    How did the track day go?

    btw, where's the NOS tank :)
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    track day went fine thanks.. excellent day. Car was ace..
    the perfect shakedown

    :)

    happy chappy
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    Now that is an air filter!! Car looks good though, bet it umm, goes alright :)!
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    How do u find the sqs gearbox?
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    superb!
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    Looks good.

    Make sure you check those front wheel bearings and hubs on a regular basis though..
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    thats insane bill :wtf::applaus::hubbahubba:
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    Very nice Bill. Love the wheels ;)

    Could more I found on FB:

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    Boxed arches = win!
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    Hi Bill - nice to have a chat with you at Combe on Saturday, and great to see the Badgerwagon in action.
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    Aren't they just. Would be cool if you could get 8L ones.
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    But I thought that S3 arches were the Arc De' Triomphe of motoring beauty? :superman:

    Do you think Bill just got these off the shelf? Man up and make a set for an S3; DO IT!!!! :)
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    Was going to say, the arches are available to everyone.

    You just need to hand craft them yourself!
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    Epicness Bill! 600BHP FTMFW!!
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    thanks.. nice to meet up again and chat cars.. :)
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    you just need thin slitting disc, some sheet steel, mig welder, cardboard, grinder and some small amount of filler and several hours of cutting and a shutting, and viola... kindof - lol
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    One insane looking car!!! That engine bay :hubbahubba: Any videos of her in action??
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    there's this one... but it did'nt end well last year :( hub nuts undid during race and resulted brake failure
    combe270812 - YouTube
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    Impressed at the calmness after stacking, not a single swear word !

    Car looks awesome !
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    I was parked next to the badgerwagen all day on Saturday and I had no clue what it was! What a beast :)
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    Funny, I could here the engine, the brakes but no voice! You seemed all very calm :)
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    calm - thats me behind the wheel

    resigned to the fact it ended badly - doh!
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    I should have come said hello... :)
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    Nice car and video Bill. Do those cars all run similar power figures?
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    i wouldn't of looked like an audi sport net member due being in my mates polo gt40 instead of my s3. Had a look under the hood whe you had it open to see what a 1.8t could look like if I had the money and what a beaut it was!
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    multi class (4)
    1400cc to 2.2ltr turbos from class D 1400cc to class A 2.2ltr turbos.
    ibiza lives in class A from its 1900cc motor
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    Bill, what power steering reservoir are you using there? Looks like a VAG model and a nice relocation option for me :)
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    standard ibiza PSF res by the looks of it Scullies :)

    Nice vid from Combe Bill, it's a real handful isn't it!
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    just normal ibiza one.. Beware however the neck of the master cylinder vary so they do not all interchange.. as I found out when having to replace mine previously when it melted.
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    Its lively
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    Great vid Bill, I reckon you would have had that TT in a lap or 2!

    Looking forward to meeting up tomorrow morning.

    Jim
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