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IHI Roller bearing turbo

Discussion in 'The Project Room' started by RichA3Turbo, Aug 23, 2004.

  1. Khufu
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    christmas never seems to come quick enough!
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    Monday will soon be here!
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    So did you get it yet /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    Any one fit this kit onto a S3 ?
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    Todays the day????
  5. RichA3Turbo
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    DickyS3 said:
    Todays the day????

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    Apparently so!
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    just been reading this thread Rich - sounds great..

    hope it goes well for you.

    Be good to see it whizzing around CC on Saturday.
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    This car will be Too Cool,
    I keep checking this thread everyday in anticipation of your verdict on the finished car, good luck with getting it today!
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    nervus said:
    This car will be Too Cool,
    I keep checking this thread everyday in anticipation of your verdict on the finished car, good luck with getting it today!

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    I know! I think everyone on this forum is waiting! Bit weird really, considering I've never even met Rich, yet am genuinely excited at him getting his car back! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Robthehungrymonkey said:
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    nervus said:
    This car will be Too Cool,
    I keep checking this thread everyday in anticipation of your verdict on the finished car, good luck with getting it today!

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    I know! I think everyone on this forum is waiting! Bit weird really, considering I've never even met Rich, yet am genuinely excited at him getting his car back! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif

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    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif

    I just hope i DO get it back!

    Rich

    ps - If anyone is going to castle combe on saturday, i may have some free passenger spaces left /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif
  10. RichA3Turbo
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    no F****** luck! They were sent the wrong god damn bolts! so it TOMORROW now /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/burningmad.gif ffs!
  11. JamesA3
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    **** me mate thats bad
  12. jojo
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    Thats unlucky mate, one more day won't hurt I guess, just make sure it's ready for Castle Combe! and keep one of those seats for me /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif
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    WooHOO!!! it runs! My fears are over! The thought of it all being done, but wouldnt run was scaring me a little but its all good... They are now mapping it properly!

    Roll on 2 hours time /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/dancing.gif
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    Dude, I'm soo excited for ya.

    Seriously, this will be a feeling you will not forget for a long time.

    I feel you will be taking out a few friends in your motor tonight.
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    oh wicked! Nice one mate. im glad it all worked out!

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    HTC said:
    Dude, I'm soo excited for ya.

    Seriously, this will be a feeling you will not forget for a long time.

    I feel you will be taking out a few friends in your motor tonight.

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    yeah baby!! WOOHOO!

    1 tank of petrol will be done with tonight i feel!

    Rich
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    you better put the new tyres on order now...! lol

    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif
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    Audi A3 1.8TS said:
    you better put the new tyres on order now...! lol

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    Especially after this saturday!
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    we want a FULL review tonight mate, not even my car and I'm fcuking excited!!!
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    James M said:
    we want a FULL review tonight mate, not even my car and I'm fcuking excited!!!

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    Will be later on tonight! im going to be driving! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    Are you going to have words with Mr Trueluck? That plug and play kit sounds like you need to have previously worked on the space shuttle program to be able to adapt it to fit.
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    nervus said:
    Are you going to have words with Mr Trueluck? That plug and play kit sounds like you need to have previously worked on the space shuttle program to be able to adapt it to fit.

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    Might go one better /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif

    All *may* become clear in the next few months.

    Rich
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    Eh? Mag feature perhaps?
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    Naaa, I rekon Rich has a plan to sell IHI turbos as a kit but a proper bolt on solution. (just a guess).

    Not knocking Jabba, but I expected a better fitting kit.

    Also Designa Dubs are doing a similar kit.
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    Well Rich,

    are you? If so, gonna do one with a down pipe that allows for a transfer box? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
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    Naaa, I rekon Rich has a plan to sell IHI turbos as a kit but a proper bolt on solution. (just a guess).

    Not knocking Jabba, but I expected a better fitting kit.

    Also Designa Dubs are doing a similar kit.


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    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/angel.gif Watch this space! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
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    that's excellent news rich. i expect a full write up later! enjoy!
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    Half past 4 and Rich is still posting here - is this another BAD sign? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif
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    David R said:
    Half past 4 and Rich is still posting here - is this another BAD sign? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif

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    Apparently so! But im not too annoyed... They are just perfecting the map at the moment. It runs just fine its just a bit of tweaking here and there!

    Rich
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    khufu said:
    What gearbox are you running? 5 or 6 speed? I'm just being nosey.


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    5 speed...
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    ScotSTHREE said:
    Well Rich,

    tonights should be the nigh. Hope it is, your patients must be coming to a close. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/froggie_red.gif

    Cheers,

    Stevie

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    Hopefully its tomorrow lunch time

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    fingers crossed mate
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    fingers crossed mate

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    And just about anythuing else that can be crossed!
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    have you got an accurate figure of bhp and lb ft your likely to see
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    have you got an accurate figure of bhp and lb ft your likely to see

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    Not as yet. Apparently with the BASIC (very simple) code it was pushing around 290bhp... Torque id expect to be around the same. To be honest, for now id rather the figures be a bit lower as there will be less transmission stress... When (not if!) the clutch goes, i'll be replacing the flywheel and getting a LSD one time too to make the most of it all being apart so need to save up... the later it goes the better!

    Im expecting around the 300bhp mark give or take a few...either way, should be well fun!

    Rich
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    indeed it will

    Don't know where you find the money from this project must of cost you thousands
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    Blimey, I am surprised the clutch is holding with that amount of power, espesially with all the runs they'll are doing on the dyno and the increased heat from not running on the road.

    I was worried about when I get but new turbo on and mapped, but I'll only be pushing 240bhp, so I'm not so worried now.

    Roll on this afternoon!!!
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    Ahh I see, so santa pod runs will most likely be a no no for the time being!
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    Ahh I see, so santa pod runs will most likely be a no no for the time being!

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    Nope... Will stay away from that one i think. besides.. track sessions are much more fun!/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Rich
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    True, very true. Be a good test for the traction control too.

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