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Gops' Subtle mod thread

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Gops, Apr 11, 2012.

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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    Oh jesus, before you know it, it'll be in for rods with you bill LOL! Rods, uprated bearings, some good honing, new everything, AGU head fully rebuilt with supertech valves and springs, cams, badger 5 custom inlet mani, k04-64 with all the custom stuff with it, WMI, wideband conversion (so I can have ALS)... see what you got me into now!?! Saving money now.
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    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    I told you! Thought you'd last longer then a week though ;)
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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    Haha I feel like doing it so badly but I'd of used my savings if I did!
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    Yeah mate, still about!

    Will try and catch up with everyone at Inters
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    s3dave TFSI Hybrid

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    Shat app.... S3 AND savings....;)
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    JD09 I'm not modding, I'm improving VCDS Map User

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    Just read the entire thread... damn you and your torque talk. Bill I need to come to yours and sort a few things on the car (thing the exhaust is shot and what Gops has got sounds perfect!).

    Also, I need some hot food and pakora!
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    Gops, have been meaning to message you, but last time when we were in Cov at the meet and you blasted past us on the way home, the car sounded ROARSOME!!!
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    jojo S3 Drift King! Staff Member Moderator

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    It was quite fun last week with 3 S3's breezing past all the slow cars! :racer:
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    This is quite definitely the best word I have read all week. thanks!
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    The car does sound great. And after our joint detailing sessions before we both had different weddings to go to on Sunday the car looked great too!!
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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    Well today has been eventful!! Went out and tried to follow an Aston Martin V12 Vantage S! Sounds awesome until my car lost all power! At first I thought it was the maf, so got another one from GSF ( genuine one) but no good! Finally after bill sent me many many messages helping me, I found it was the turbo outlet pipe! It had just burst!! Here's some pics:


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    It was a creation motorsports outlet pipe so stay away from them! I've learnt my lesson and sticking to OEM! I have to say thank you to bill! He helped me so much! Anything i can do for you, just ask :) and thanks to Niki as well for offering me a maf when I thought mine was shot! That was a very kind gesture!

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    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    Forge one is actually cheaper than oem mate, and made of nomex so heat resistant
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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    Yeah should of bought a forge one in the first place! I should of bought yours off you!! But I still have the OEM one so just popped that back on. Actually feels better lol!
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    Red forge one and some decent heat shielding will sort you out.
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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    I'm gonna try and get my money back from CM! Cheap craps!
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    Yea its probally photobucket bud no picture there
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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    Here it is..

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    Thanks for that mate , and this is the black widow one from dan .?
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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    Yep! That's the one dan sent me! Lovely bit of kit that changed the whole car!
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Strong actuator makes all the difference on these things!
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    Hey gops....stop speeding past the vw dealers!!!!
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    Can't even drive down the road without using full throttle! lol :racer:
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    just a blur he was, just a blur...
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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    Haha was that on Tuesday? I had to go for a MOT and forgot to warm the cat up! ;) where was you?

    Joe - it's either full throttle or no throttle ;)

    And yeah Nick this actuator made a mile of difference! Couple that and the way bill mapped it, its really pokey! But it'll soon be changed once I see the outcome of your beast! :)
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    standing on the pitch with me clipboard !!!
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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    Lol next time ill slow down and wave! ;)
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    LOL....bloody boy racers!!! ;)

    Gops how did you get on with Creations???
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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    Just got a delivery.. ;) ImageUploadedByTapatalk1385740984.810744.jpg
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    That's not fair Gops, its almost as bad as Jojo's guess whats in my box thread :(
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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    Haha., ok another teaser.. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1385750242.117555.jpg
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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Tease lol. What flywheel?
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    it's a solid plate, so it'll be a stock DMF and pressure plate and a sachs drive plate al-la tuffty setup :)
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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    Yes!
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    Full engine rebuild with Andrews lovely work..
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    Of course full supertech valve train from our dearest bill! Can't thank him enough! Also have some AGU pistons going in! Don't have pics of them but I do have pics of the turbo!

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    BBT baby hybrid in action! Should all be going in next week! Really looking forward to it! :)
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    s3dave TFSI Hybrid

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    Nice one Mate, looking forward to this with the ported head, good job you got that standard car 5th gear shiz out of the way...:laugh:
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    Wish this was me now :(
    I have to wait untill the new year
    Cant wait to see your results mate..
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    s3dave TFSI Hybrid

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    Question Mr G, what downpipe have you got? if its relentless port it, honestly you will see a big improvement, you will see a definitive soot ring when you took the old turbo off....that is your brick wall...3" my ass more like 2.75
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    Gops 6th gear @7000rpm

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    Haha definitely! Fifth gear when my car was "standard" lol! But lets hope the build goes smoothly, have lots to test one being Andrews haldex mod which I will be taking pics on Monday for! The cars done 192k on its original turbo, almost 60k on its current clutch, 10k being on stage 2 and it's been perfect! I have another gearbox going in as this one was abit loose feeling.. Also have a new haldex going in as mine isn't the best atm, fronts keep spinning and the fluid won't drain! Must be blocked up but I'm going to dissect the old one to see what's inside, the kind of wear its had and if I can mod it :cool:
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    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Doing a great job Gops! Really looking forward to seeing what you get out of this build!
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    looks like this is going from being a super nice and slick decent st2 car, to something that's going to be really quite super bad-ass instead!

    Very much looking forward to this Gops, being done properly for sure!

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