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Dane's Hybrid Conversion Thread

Dane Apr 11, 2011

  1. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    That turbo is turning into a right slag....;)
     
  2. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    It is a bit Dave, however, I shall reform it!

    I won't thrash it so much all the time, and I'll be nice to it, so as a result, it shall reform from it's slaggish ways and decide to stick with me for the remainder of it's life :)
     
  3. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    Prawn get a sticker that says 'turbo slag' its a must!
     
  4. Speedy Steve

    Speedy Steve Active Member

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    It has to be done i'll cut you one if you want!
     
  5. badger5

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    Prawn will enjoy these pix..
    new BW hotside before I set to it porting (well almost.. I started then thougth doh before picture!)
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    Then after Porting (not hogging out, but porting. w/g size is stock, not enlarged, just flow to it ported.
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    The turbine on the CR1.2 unit
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    Assembled
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    and for Dane.. (well it is his thread - lol)
    Nice New F23
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    Last edited: Jun 30, 2011
  6. badger5

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    and the manifold "prettied up" bead blasted
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  7. slappy_dunbar

    slappy_dunbar Let's Do This

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    Bill -- how's the fit here? I've machined these to fit that terrific Elizabethan collar of yours. Good? We found a bit difficult getting the early prototypes sized properly.

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  8. badger5

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    snug on the new ones... the early on is too tight on it.. new one in the picture.
     
  9. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Any idea on overall bhp and torque figures for the f23 bill?
     
  10. badger5

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  11. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Wow this build is getting sexier by the day. Can't wait to see this in action.
     
  12. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    I like those pics VERY much :D

    Looks awesome Bill, both mine and Danes (which is infinitely more shiney!) :)

    That reminds me, I need to PM you about a strategic dent!
     
  13. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    Are you selling the Manifolds separately slappy?
     
  14. slappy_dunbar

    slappy_dunbar Let's Do This

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    I'd rather know first what value they provide independent of the F23. What kind of a value would they be? I don't yet know.
     
  15. Speedy Steve

    Speedy Steve Active Member

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    im interested in the manifold to!
     
  16. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    They would provide me plenty of value, as im stuck at the moment (and have been for 18 months) so i can move on and get my car custom mapped....i will be your hybrid tester....:eyebrows:
     
  17. slappy_dunbar

    slappy_dunbar Let's Do This

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    Why are you stuck? You don't want to simply use the stocker? I've found it works pretty well. All the dynos we have published are using it...

    What turbo are you running anyway? What specs?
     
  18. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    No i dont want to pay for custom mapping on the stock manifold.. its a cr turbo ko4 hybrid, ported wastegate, unclipped.
     
  19. badger5

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    anyhows... anyone spot what the problem is here? (another fault found on the w/g, and why it was sticking open, sometimes and not others..)

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    beware folks..

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    Runs also a Phenolic insulator gasket, which has been "tufftied" into a transition gasket (smallport to largeport)

    Also, a couple of hoses for DV and N75 have been replaced for Forge silicon ones, as what was on there was splitting.

    New oil filler cap ordered, new N75 fitted, fluided up, dogbone bushed... Just waiting for the new larger AH FMIC core to arrive. (the one which should be come AH's std S3 offering thereafter) - tests will be done of course to see p_drop etc etc
     
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  20. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    Yikes! thats terrible isn't it!

    Thanks for the other bits Bill - I knew if I left the oil filler cap long enough something would present itself. ;)

    Have you heard anything from AH fabs?

    I can't wait :) :) :)
     
  21. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Bill/Dane does that mean that Tuffty's old AH core is now available again?
     
  22. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    I bet you are hopping from one foot to the other rubbing your hands with glee....

    Good spot their Bill, that explains a lot.
     
  23. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    You knows it, I think I'm on my bike the next few days though. Lol
     
  24. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    when did you guys decide to get a bigger FMIC core again? i thought you were happily using Pauls old one still?
     
  25. badger5

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    Neil: probably not no - sorry
    AH may be doing something with it... which tuffty might hear from them about in a day or so..
    They may stick it on ebay to sell it on - possibly
     
  26. Pedrosousa

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    Bill,
    I sent an email to AHfab using their web site to buy the first edition of the intercooler, but they don't answer to the emails, do you know how to contact them????
     
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  27. <tuffty/>

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

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    By phone works for me...

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  28. Pedrosousa

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    Ok but I'm in Portugal e-mail is much more cheaper.... :p
     
  29. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    Is the shaft worn on the wastegsate then or is it missing some circlips...
     
  30. <tuffty/>

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

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    Cheap ass hotside by the looks... the KKK hotside has a crimp at the top... the franken looks much better too tbh... no circlips or owt on these it seems...

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  31. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    ill be checking my bleeder tomoz then.....getting tempted by this franken as the days go buy....
     
  32. <tuffty/>

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

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    Should be interesting to see how it performs :)

    If your hotside had inserts to bolt up to the mani rather than threads straight in the hotside then chances are its a KKK one and all should be good...

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  33. <tuffty/>

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

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    Alex is a bit rubbish at replying tbh... I have sent him a couple in the past and had to chase over the phone... keep at it, I am sure he will get around to answering :)

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  34. badger5

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    nothing missing.. its not been on long enough to wear! faulty out of the box.
     
  35. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    Pretty poor then for the labour time/cost it takes to get them off and on, just checked mine and there is no play...
    mines got nutserts
     
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  36. badger5

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    waiting on arrival of AH fmic currently.
    not going to be today as hoped..
    Saturday (so say!) - dissapointing
     
  37. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    I'm now waiting on the results of this too :(
     
  38. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    Saturday... bummer, did they give a reason?

    Cheers for the update Bill saves me giving you a call when your busy :)
     
  39. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    I guess this means it's unlikely that I'll be seeing Dane on Sunday if he is still carless!

    AH fabs have made prawn sad :(
     
  40. <tuffty/>

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

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    Oh he does have a car ;P

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