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help!!!!!!

ChrisS385 Jun 27, 2013

  1. ChrisS385

    ChrisS385 Member

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    I need an engine for my s3 its a bam engine most of response I been getting is build one using this engine block and this head and put these rods in it etc this is not going to happen I need my car bk on the road next week I ain't got time to be messing about building the ultimate engine I need a replacement for what I already got found a company that do em but they not got any in stock my engine is scrap so no rebuilding that either help plz guys
     
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    Are you fitting yourself?
    what happened to your engine? dropped valve?
    Most vag 1.8t will fit your car[FONT=arial, sans-serif].[/FONT]
     
  5. jezzy

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    Your link just takes me to ebay
     
  6. s33nyboy12

    s33nyboy12 Well-Known Member

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    You will pay around £1000 for a decent low mileage bam engine , that's the going rate .........

    i may have missed it but what's actually wrong with yours?

    Sean
     
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    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    Doesnt have to be a bam you know.

    any transverse 1.8t, as long as you retain features such as egt, vvt, wideband.

    Some people think that bams are something special, no idea why
     
  9. ChrisS385

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    Does head have to come off to swap over vvt?
     
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    And egt is on turbo and wide band is in exhaust
     
  11. ChrisS385

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    Is that right^^^^^^? What engine would u recommend?
     
  12. s3dave

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    you can have AMK for one, i think the other codes you would need to swap the VVT (like APY) ,prob some TT codes too for a straight swap
     
  13. ChrisS385

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    Amk is only 210bhp but it has vvt?
     
  14. slowcoach3

    slowcoach3 Active Member

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    It has vvt, you wont drop to 210 though its just a map in the ecu that determines that on bam/amk and you have a bam ecu so sorted :)
     
  15. ChrisS385

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    Ahaaa I see so I could drop in an AMK and it will jus as new
     
  16. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    You can get absolutely ANY transverse 1.8t you want.
    whether you find a complete engine i.e. Turbo, intake, alternator etc etc etc, or just a bare engine i.e. Top and bottom end, it really doesnt matter, as everything from your current engine is transferable.

    VvT Just requires that unit to be swapped, no head removal.

    In an ideal world an engine from ANY 210 or 225 car will be perfect. Other 150/180 varients have ever so slightly different internals, very minor tho, nothing that would cause problems.

    The ideal engine imo is an AGU, all you would need for that is to transfer vvt. That engine offers the best of ALL 1.8ts, largeport, 20mm wrist pins, 9.5:1 pistons.
     
  17. ChrisS385

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    Cheers Karl gives me more options then and larger port is on inlet so will need the larger inlet gasket
     
  18. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    with keeping your original bam inlet, no, you dont need that at all.

    whats the situation with the whole thing? you say you need fast turn around. are you doimg the swap, or a mechanic?
    either way, with the correct tools to hand, and a couple of mates on board, its not going to be long if you can get an engine asap.

    Post links and questions in here, plenty of people can say yay or nay and tell you what needs doing for the swap.
     
  19. ChrisS385

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    Mechanic coz car stuck in the garage now went in for head gasket failure now needs engine lol as soon as got engine to go in it will be bk on road
     
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    Been offered a amk engine with a app head for 600 with a bam head thrown in as well was built a year ago and had belts etc changed 6month ago what u guys think?
     
  21. superkarl

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    I had a brief look on ebay only yesterday and circa 500 seems about right.
    I don't know what a APP is (typo?), but if it comes with another head, and has had some documented work done, than that sounds good to me.
    Find out as much as you can, who was it built by? what sort of knowledge/background do they have? what things were renewed? receipts? etc etc
     
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    He said app is a TT engine will double check that with him lol
     
  23. superkarl

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    Jus bottom end was rebuilt coz it had bottom end failure I'm skeptical lol
     
  25. superkarl

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    i would be too, id want to know exactly what went wrong and what they did to rectifty it.
     
  26. jezzy

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    my advice mate is if your on time constraints as you said.
    Look for engine you can hear and see running.
    Your taking a gamble on any engine you cannot see or hear running, no matter what a company says to you.
    That why you go see a car before you buy it.
     
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    Lol I seen my s3 before I bought it but thats not ended well lol
     
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    Jus gonna keep a look out for a breaker of reasonable price
     
  29. s33nyboy12

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    yeh unfortunately these things happen, what is your quote from mechanic as there was a company in Nottingham near me doing a bam engine supplied fitted and 12 month warranty for £1400 all in....... Or with recon turbo for £1900 all in my mate has just had it done on his cupra r that blew up thanks to oil dry up ! Pickup failure scenario ect.....
    I didn't think that above was a rip off price seemed quite fair to me, as I dnt reckon I could fit an engine myself.

    Sean
     
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    If they can do jus the engine delivered to me for less then that I would be interested give me a pm if u can cheers
     

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