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mk1 golf 1.8t frankenturbo f23 build

Discussion in 'The Project Room' started by peterg60, Nov 12, 2013.

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    fought i put up my build on here since loads of 20v builds and hybrid builds. this is my mk1 golf 1983 hellious blue.

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    i always wanted a 20v turbo after seeing loads of people doing it. after some quotes of £5000 + supply and fit i decided to have a go myself :unsure:. i was a bit worried as ive only changed a oil filter in a car before, but i fought i have a go. what can go wrong hey!.

    the old 8v out

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    engine agu 80k

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    running megasquirt manegment as i wanted to have a go to map it myself

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    fully repainted

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    went to fit some forged conrods. opened engine up and cambelt faluire on ebay engine

    old pistons

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    cylinder 3 bore

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    head some bent valves

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    bores honed

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    pistons from a low milage passat aeb engine same pistons as agu 20mm wrist pins

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    new pistons installed along with forge rods and racing bearings ( see my wallet its low :) )

    cylinder head rebuilt by a m8 of my had new

    new exhaust valves
    new valve guides
    valves remachined
    head skimmed
    dechoked
    new tensioner

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    epytec g60 adaptors

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    engine all fitted up just need to fitting timing belt and sort loom back.

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    f23turbo(boxed)
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    rentless v3 manifold
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    cremic coated f23 hybrid turbo
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    came with oil/water lines aswell
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    matt from trackslag needed a mk1 golf to make a downpipe for his range of downpipes and exhaust so he used my


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    3 inch downpipe done
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    bigger toyo intercooler fitted
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    made my own tip with a jetex filter

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    aem wideband

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    then thursday i went to fit the new bosch 550cc injectors into my fuel rail and they were shorter than the standard ones

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    so a drive up to badger 5 and bill sorted me some unspacers

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    ready to bed in rings

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    well took my car to the dyno day at garage streamline and was happy with the results(thanks eddie). needs more mapping and boost to be turned up to 1.5 bar or maybe more :) running on asda fuel lol

    here is a video at 10 psi
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    and pitcures and dyno plot with 0.7 bar and 1.2 bar. i need a electronic boost controller as the mbc boost drops

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    so i upped the boost and took the car to dyno. still on asda fuel i know i forgot.



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    then car went to bills. it was detting uptop . needs mapping propley
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    lost 2 psi some where

    so car in now in bits in garage. im in talks with dough at frankenturbo with another manifold. so will report bk when all fitted with vpower :) and mapped by a proffessional :)
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    Nice build, I half way through my MK2 20VT at the moment, things take for ever when your a perfectionist :)
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    Impressive work
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    wow, good work mate! And you've done a spot on job if you haven't done much tinkering in the past! all the work i do usually is ghetto mods... works but looks nasty haha.
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    Great work, respect for taking on such a big job and winning!
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