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Highest BHP Daily Driver?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Ryan_W, Jul 12, 2012.

  1. s33nyboy12

    s33nyboy12 Well-Known Member

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    Here's my two pennies worth.....

    Rs4 worst build quality...... No way! Better than s3 by miles in my experience ...... 5k into an s3 by most people's margins that isn't a lot I've read tufftys build thread and if he wAsnt able to do lot of work himself I estimate he would be at double that! I personally spent 6k on just mods on a civic 94 vti lol!

    People bragging on forums..... Leave em to it, it's there lies and lives i personally can't afford to put fuel in mine this week because of wet weather affecting building trade!
     
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  3. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator
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    So true
     
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  4. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    well this thread has wandered off abit.

    imo, welly is the only person i've known of that has a big turbo built daily driver.
    he uses it for what it is for, everyday, he abuses it, in a respectfully kinky way, and probably will continue to get more and more power from it, and use it everyday still. and for that, i solute you :salute: he wins.
     
  5. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    doesnt matter who we are or what we have or how much we have.
    we all have the same car, the same passion, and to an extent, the same interests.
     
  6. Hammy999

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    +1 couldn't agree more
     
  7. s33nyboy12

    s33nyboy12 Well-Known Member

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    A well put, mature conclusion!
     
  8. Ryan_W

    Ryan_W Member

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    Bragging? Hardly. I'm merely asking questions regarding cars which we all have interest in.
    And let's be honest, £5k is absolutely nothing compared to what some people have spent on their pride and joy on here. And I'd rather modify something which is sub £10k since you're not messing about with expensive exotica which could cost serious pennies to fix!

    I've had forum members over at my house before, so they can confirm that I'm not some dilousional keyboard hero!

    Thanks for the entertainment chaps and thank you for those who have actually replied with topical material (including the cans)!

    Ryan
     
  9. rhubarb4

    rhubarb4 Certified Audi nutter
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    This is true me and damo went up recently, look damos caravan's still parked on his drive :moa:

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Ryan_W

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    :arco:Haha... You know how I roll! That's quadruple glazing on that bayboy too... HIGHROLLER!

    Two days before I have 'the' chat with Brian from Jabba... Need to sell some more of these lodges if I want 400bhp! The GTX3071r looks like the snail I'll be fitting. Now to scrimp and buy non-rifle drilled rods or pay the extra for rifle drilled?! :laugh:...................
     
  11. StaceyS3

    StaceyS3 Well-Known Member

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    Gtx3071 is the same as I went for as should hopefully produce some nice umpth and should be spinning nice and soon? Well that's the hopefully plan ;)
     
  12. Rosso TT

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    My mate, wich is an VAG indy, built a golf R with that turbo (GTX3071R) pushing 520 BHP and revo stage 4 and still work in progress.
     
  13. Gops

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    Before my s3, I had a 75bhp fiesta BEAST! Span up in 2nd n everything!
     
  14. s33nyboy12

    s33nyboy12 Well-Known Member

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    Well my actual daily is a 2011 transit van high roof 85ps !!! Slacks off up hill and everytin...... That's a beast for ya
     
  15. suba..who??

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    480hp daily driven running 1.8bar boost
    [​IMG]

    Clutch makes it a nightmare in traffic but i do mainly motorway driving so i dont mind
     
  16. Dane

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

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    466 here,

    The reason I swapped from and s3 to an rs is the residual values, I'd already thrown a lot at the s3 only for the turboS to fail, so, I could throw another 6k at it but only have an s3 to sell for maybe 6-7k if the right buyer came along, or, I could sell the s3 and use the 6k to buy something that would hold its value better.

    Plus the rs has
    the amazing engine and sound track
    its a rare car only c. 400 bought to this country
    the interior has a high tech option for grippy seats not slidy roundy everywhere full leather
    the gearbox, the rs is geared to go fast
    it's quicker/as quick as Maserati gran sports and newer jag xkr respectively, proper exotica, just with the dog in the back and only from a map and an exhaust, with out 3 " dps too.
    Have I mentioned the noise?
    Theyre not exactly weighty either my sticker says 1680 kg
    I'm hoping to be looking at 480 with 3 inch dp's and a map (with flat shift om nom nom)

    However
    tyres are expensive
    there's two of most things that need changing
    fuel is something I never seem to have enough of
    the car is 10 years old and tired in places so you just have to except that things will need doing and that's going to cost

    Swings and roundabouts
     
  17. Gops

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    I still think my fiesta is the Don! Had ferodo pads n shiz!
     
  18. HEKTOR

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    Running 650bhp & 750nm. Its a daily driver and used for business purposes as well.
     
  19. Audi S3 freak

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    I'm running a 53 plate caddy with a diesel tuning box so not enough power to pull my skin back!!!! But enough to upset small nippy cars!!!! B4 u all take the piss it's not mine it's my brothers work van that's got more mods than most of our cars!!! My k04 is coming off for a little hybrid session so needed something to get about in. Asked for his golf rallye or his beefa track car but got told to fuk off!!! Lol charming aye!!!! As for all u big powers s3 owners......I hate u all!!! Lol just kidding I will join u all 1 day!!! :)
     
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    Audi S6 4.2v8
    340bhp daily.. gas guzzler but I do shag all miles generally

    mrsB daily. Lupo 1.8t
    332bhp on tap she toddles around on lowest setting of 230bhp - boring but hey! when can you drive 332bhp in sub 1000kg car on public roads these days?
     
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  21. s33nyboy12

    s33nyboy12 Well-Known Member

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    Lol at mrs b! My mrs is scared of driving my standard s3 ! Before that she was scared of my 320d 163bhp.......
     
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  23. beanoir

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    My DD is a Virgin Pendolino, it's 6,840 bhp....I don't have a RR print for that though
     
  24. S3 Paul

    S3 Paul Well-Known Member
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    My daily swaps between my 300ish S3 and my Mk2 golf toy, Audi dyno'd at 311bhp and golf 184whp but the golf has gas but no dyno runs done with that yet... Strangely though... i whenever i can stealth off in the family bus ( tdi bora ) for comfort and ease
     
  25. camscockle20vT

    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    My dd is the planet earth moving at 67000mph through the galaxy. Havent got a dyno print for it tho.
     
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    My current daily drive is a 2002 S3 8l, tuned by MTM to give a claimed 325bhp, also have Mov'it 4pots on the front.
    I've read up that the con-rods should be replaced at roughly 345bhp, after that its almost plain sailing to 500bhp with the exception of a one piece valve upgrade (not sure which BHP the standard ones are rated to).

    Not sure how helpful this is as you may be talking about an 8P?
     
  28. Westy

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    I'd get yours on a dyno mate as I've never seen an MTM make its claimed power. Also con rods have been known to bend on stage 1 maps. Search on here and you'll find loads of info about it.

    Oh and you'd need a fair bit of work to get to 500bhp...
     
  29. Goubo1

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    Does this happen to be a imola one that was on auto trader the other week ?
     
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    Goubo1 Active Member

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    has anyone had there mtm on a dyno and posted there results ? I know Stacey's made good power once bill mapped it
     
  31. StaceyS3

    StaceyS3 Well-Known Member

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    Me and goubo have both destroyed engines on the normal mtm kits and maps so its not quite like youd like to think

    The mtm turbo is not really capable of anything than 350 (according to the compressor map) unless your running nos or some special fuel, I had pretty much every supporting mod you could think of and had a reliable 335 out of the kit (although 355 was acheived when pushed with meth) and this was on a well respected dyno ;)

    Sorry to piss on the fire but I believe youve been missinformed
     
  32. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Stacey's made good power once most of the MTM rubbish was replaced lol
     
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  33. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    I thought this thread was meant to be who has the highest BHP daily driver i'e Audi A3/S3 ( being a A3/S3 forum ) not someones saying my mates got the biggest balls and he drives a 1000 bhp XR7.
     
  34. 16Klappe

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    You're just pissy because yours has 0bhp.

    :beerchug:
     
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  35. Goubo1

    Goubo1 Active Member

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    did you ever have it on the dyno with the standard mtm down pipe ?
     
  36. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    Not any more now
     
  37. Goubo1

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    im taking his custom intake pipe and rest of his kit as reckon my k26 has had it when engine **** it's self and will also give me a spare mani too incase I stick with the k26,so with intake and 3"down pipe I'm hoping for a reliable 330 after I get a custom map
     
  38. StaceyS3

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    No sorry mate never had it dyno'ed on the standard downpipe :)
     

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