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Prawn and BigAls A3 Track Car

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Prawn, Dec 29, 2010.

  1. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    I'm driving up to Northampton tonight for a weekend with my girlfriends family, thankfully it happens to be 30 mins from R-tech so I've got a mate coming over to take me to fetch the car :)

    I've also got some massive orange graphics to stick on the car when I get it back, because deep at heart, I'm a massive chav :lmfao:
     
  2. Dane

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

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    Prawny Ill be around northampton from about 10:30 bell me up if you fancy showing off!

    Also go A43 M40 A34 home, that way youll drive past Silverstone ;)
     
  3. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    oooooooooooooooo, Sounds like a potential ASN unplanned meet!

    Kev is nearby tomorrow morning, and I might be bringing a gearbox up for him, you're nearby, A3Ah will be there, and even Jase is close by so we should try and tempt him out!

    What you doing up there dude?
     
  4. Jason.s

    Jason.s Active Member

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    Make it sunday and i`ll maybe pop up as tomorrow is full of coilover fitting...the joy! NOT.

    Where abouts in Northampton are you guys going to be staying? Its only down the A428 from me so its like 20minutes drive.
     
  5. Dane

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

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    Im seeing the girlf mate, let me know and ill try and get across.
     
  6. badger5

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    spooning?:undwech:
     
  7. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Your replies are becoming increasingly comical of late Bill, I must say, it's most entertaining! haha.

    Will give you a buzz about popping over some time, can't do it this weekend as I'm at Tori's for her brothers Birthday.
     
  8. A3AH

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    Im easy.
     
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    i put it down to fatigue and age :p
     
  10. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    bill was only joking when he mentioned spooning mate! :p
     
  11. A3AH

    A3AH Member

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    Ahh bummer.
     
  12. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    I'll be watching this thread today with interest :eyebrows:
     
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  14. S3 Rav

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    Any news??
     
  15. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    :racer:he'l be out giving it beans.
    i doubt we'l here from him again haha
     
  16. sportstractor

    sportstractor Chugger

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    He's out looking for s3s like a pedophile lurking around a school
     
  17. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Muhahahahahahahahahaha.

    Its mental. I have NO idea how I should be driving it, just Blown away by the pull, it just pulls and pulls and pulls!

    Whats even more shocking though, is how crazy smooth it is! No wheel spin, no lairy torque spike, it just goes!

    So mind bendingly happy with it, it's SERIOUSLY fast now.
    Massive thanks to Niki and all the boys at Rtech, I couldn't have asked for more, Niki has delivered exactly what I wanted, and I'm very glad he insisted on keeping it until it was 100% right :)
    More to Come later!
     
  18. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    great news looking forward to hearing the full details later!
     
  19. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    [​IMG]
     
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    Essflee Well-Known Member

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    Excellent news mate, have enjoyed following your thread.

    I bet it does feel awesome, I thought my old A3 AGU running 194bhp was pretty quick, your packing another 100bhp on top of that with less weight, very nice :thumbsup:

    Well done...
     
  21. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Managed to get a little vid earlier;


    Honestly, it's just amazing. So happy with it!
     
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    Wow the sound is unreal!!

    Glad it's come together now & I've just watched the vid for the 20th time now ;)

    Pat
     
  23. Paradox1

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    Lol you nutcase!

    So glad you got it mapped and finished. Well done mate, now for you to take me out in it at ace cafe......... ;D
     
  24. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    You sod! I just muted the TV to watch that vid lol
     
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    slepy Extremely smart and handsome person.
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    Heheh sounds quick :D
     
  26. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Sorry lads! It's far too fast to capture on film :p

    Will try and get some clips soon, although its so smooth I don't think it'll come across in the video
     
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  27. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Met up with Dane this morning, my friendly turbo supplier to show him what I had managed to create with all his old parts :)

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    Had a thoroughly enjoyable drive, that RS4 is FAST!
     
  28. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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  29. S3 Rav

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    Which was quickest though??
     
  30. Dane

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

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    A couple more pics of earlier from me

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    Man is this thing quick, I'd need a nice long stretch of straight road to over take. I couldn't keep up in the corners for shizz, great way to spend a sunny Sunday morning!
     
  31. Dane

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

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    On the autobahn me on the twisty roads we drove on prawny for sure. Also prawnys sounds amazing!
     
  32. R-Tech-Nick

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    +1 Sounds Awesome!!!


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    Nice motor Dane...:blackrs4:
     
  33. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Just driven this home 110 miles from Northampton, and I'm happy to say it's lost none of it's road manners at all, 110 miles home in perfect comfort, no silly fuel consumption, just wonderful :)

    Also, it's still mind bendingly quick :p
     
  34. R-Tech-Nick

    R-Tech-Nick Active Member

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    And I enjoyed every bit of tuning it, and you capped it off with your huge grin after your test drive.
     
  35. Paradox1

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    Haven't even see it go yet but still happy for you mate
     
  36. Dane

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

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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    The high mileage miracle ride continues! Just can't believe how an engine with this many miles can be THIS good!
     
  38. R-Tech-Nick

    R-Tech-Nick Active Member

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    It did make me gulp on the dyno when steady state logging and looking down at the clocks seeing a rpm reading of 6800w with the dyno the load cell reading around 285whp and the ODM at 211,000 miles.... :hubbahubba:
     
  39. 666markyboy

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    please change the rods and shells :)
     
  40. A3AH

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    What a machine, cheers for taking me out, hope you had fun driving it about over the weekend.

    Mine runs superb love all the added power, feels like its meant to be rather than its 128bhp haha.

    Hopefully ill see you again on tuesday.

    Ps. Surely its time for the North loop ;)
     

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