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Pictures of my Billet Steel Flywheel for my S3

Andrew@A.L.D Mar 29, 2010

  1. Andrew@A.L.D

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

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    Had to wait a bit for this as the company that made it are between moving premises.

    But worth it

    The steel one

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    Thats 3.5 kgs

    The old Duel Mass Flywheel thats been sat outside in the rain

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    Thats 10.5 kgs

    I hope this will help my 2.1 as the TDI crank was 2 kg more than the S3 crank
     
  2. jonny87

    jonny87 Active Member

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    oooo thats sexy mate, how much did you pay if you dont mind me asking mate?

    my dual mass is on the way out and i dont intend on replacing it like for like, i know on n/a cars a lightened flywheel can help build the revs quicker, is this true on forced induction engines too?
     
  3. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Think ive just filled the cup haha.
    Very nice mate, how much was it? What clutch ypu mating it to?
     
  4. ALPINE

    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    [Engage borat voice]

    IT IS A NIIIIIIIIIIIIICE!!!!

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  5. Andrew@A.L.D

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

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    £220 and it will be running standard clutch for now as tuffty seams to be doing well with his with 400bhp
     
  6. Andrew@A.L.D

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

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    Its the same on turbo engines but you do get some people that don't rate them
     
  7. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    I think I may have taken a couple of thousand miles off the other day though LOL... just don't do too many launches :racer:

    I may have to get myself one of these... I'll be in touch :)

    Single mass flywheels tend make the gearbox chatter a bit on idle...

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  8. jonny87

    jonny87 Active Member

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    how come, because of dropping more revs when changing the lower gears, creating more lag?
     
  9. jonny87

    jonny87 Active Member

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    chatter? wont do any damage will it?
     
  10. A3Tom

    A3Tom Smell my finger.

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    Thats nice, I'm an ex engineer so nice machining always does ot for me....GEEEEEEEEEEEEK
     
  11. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    not that I am aware of no....

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  12. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Na, it won't. They list solid conversions for the A3 pretty much everywhere, so if they did damage to the engine, they wouldn't get sold.

    I want one of those .com.

    £220 well spent!!
     
  13. tompearson

    tompearson It's all in bits

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    You can get a fluidamper crank pulley that claims to reduce chatter (plus gain hp & torque) for single mass flywheel conversions, but it ain't cheap.
     
  14. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    I wouldn't be so quick... non std crank pulley was suspected in a cause for this...

    http://www.seatcupra.net/forums/showthread.php?t=208928

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    Ok, I was a little premature with this one (thanks for the reminder Bill mate:icon_thumright:)... this engine didn't have the fluid damper fitted but as Bill explains a bit further down it was a non dampened (if such a word exists) one.

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    Last edited: Mar 30, 2010
  15. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Nice crank.....
     
  16. MintyS3

    MintyS3 Works 60% the time, Everytime.

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    Mmm unsprung weight loss...
     
  17. whatstandwell

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  18. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    What makes you think that? 1.8t's are more than capable of making that kind of power and surviving :)

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  19. whatstandwell

    whatstandwell New Member

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    I guess it did survive 50 laps of Silverstone and a dyno test!
     
  20. tompearson

    tompearson It's all in bits

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  21. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    LMAO!!!

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  22. Andrew@A.L.D

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

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    No problem Tuffty

    I have heard that they chatter but thats not going to bother me
     
  23. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    I've got a 6kg single mass flywheel an V6 clutch on my A3, it's really not that bad, but it is noticeable on idle. I wouldn't let it worry you!
     
  24. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    the Neuspeed power pulley (no damper at all! ) is what probably caused this..
    never fit a non damped crank pulley - EVER

    Fluid Damper is a high end silicone damper pulley which works better than OE, and ideally suited to higher revving 1.8t's which run big turbos.
    my ibiza runs Fluid Damper and is smooth to 9000rpm - top bit of kit, but pricey
     
  25. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    So andy, would you be able to supply more of these flywheels?
     
  26. Andrew@A.L.D

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

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    Badger got a link to the dampers

    Yes Dani

    You need to have a word with a company called TTV Racing ( http://www.ttvracing.com/ ). As i said at the start they are moving and the flywheel can take a long time
     
  27. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Thanks mate.

    Cant afford one yet, but looking for when i do in june time.
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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