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Stacey's Belated Yo Yo Build Thread

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by StaceyS3, Feb 7, 2012.

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    I didn't reallise you was near by as only person near on hear I know of is Lemon and hes in bickenacre.

    Will happily swing over that way one day, am moving from maldon to tiptree at the end of the week but I quite often drive the backroads to woodham as can be a good drive :)

    The cars on the outside is a bit battered and bruised but hey its whats on the inside that counts ; )
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    :D good lad , tiptree to Maldon is a fine road then Maldon to Woodham via latchingdon and fambridge is epic , has lemon got an imola s3. ? If so I know where he is ;)
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    Yeah theres definately some roads along that route that'll keep me entertained

    Yeah lemons is imola and has the APB tuning sign outside his ;)
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    4" looks lost in the bumper, maybe if you went 6" it would fill the space better but then you would need buck teeth and a mullet pony tail :undwech:
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    Seen this car today. Exhaust looks epic! :)
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    yep that's the one ;)
    a 3 strong hoon around one day maybe ?
    Woodham to burnham then off to bradwell and home via cold norton ;)
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    BOO oval :( fcn blend in with the Leon Cupra gays. Makes the car look less aggressive too..
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    Thats the idea, then BOOM, you just got smoked by an 8L
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    All laid out (except the external gate bit cos we have'nt looked at that yet and wont until the now mammoth task of tigging all this together is complete. Downpipe top section will be tig'd with back purge also seeing as its going to see some uber heat.

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    Exhaust porn :)
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    I don't understand the growth?
    Why for that one section does it go wider than drops down?
    Would that not create a bottleneck type effect?
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    what sort of cider bottles have you been drinking out of where the bottle neck is bigger than the bottle??
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    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics

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    You ever tried getting cider out of a bottle in a hurry?
    It all backs up at the neck.

    I'm not sure. I'm trying to understand why going from 3" to 4" back down to 3" for one section is beneficial.
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    nope, its provides an expansion chamber for the hot swirling turbine ejected gases to expand into, loosing the swirl and not backing up into the turbine wheel, making for less turbine back pressure..

    Thats the theory. We shall see how it fares when we get to the actual running bit.

    and its not like Cider, lol... not fizzy - :p LOL

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    that looks like a 2 stroke header pipe :hubbahubba:
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    Bill that looks absolutely sexual...what an amazing bit of work :)

    Cheers for the comments as always.....some of them have made me chuckle

    Basil that sounds like a plan, will have to sort it in the near future ;)
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    guess what I am doing for the next gazillions hours...
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    drinking cider ?
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    Reading threads on ASN and posting stuff on Facebook? ;)
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    doing hand stands in the shower to put out the fire, after lunch
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    lol, but no.. I have found I have a hole in my welding glove... middle finger left hand.. Damn.. found it by picking up the bloody hot thing I am welding.. Stupid Badger! DOH!

    close to 2 hours to weld just this top bit. <sigh>
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    [​IMG]

    Top section all done, back purged with clean internal weld beads.. Will do lower DP section with bp also I think.. Tomorrow is another day of welding..
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    Cracking work bill and thats some lovely welding :)

    Its going to be a shame its going to be covered in wrap
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    Looking awesome.

    Not ceramic coating the downpipe? :)

    If you've not already bought wrap, I have a roll of DEI stuff back in the UK + the black spray paint for it. You can have it for postage + advice on my build nearer the time ;)
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    Have well and truly run out of ££££ now and have borrowed money left right and center to finish the build and to help pay for the house and move this week

    Will get it coated if its ever in bits at a later date

    Thanks for the offer thats brilliant but will leave that in Bills lap if he wants it or not as he'll be slinging it on?

    And of coarse can have the advice anyway unconditionally like love lol ;)
    Not sure if you really want my advice though, got to see if mine even works yet
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    not sure there's even room for wrap... uber close. it will be VERY close.. We shall see
    double wrap I dont see being possible fo sho
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    finished welded DP now.. finally. EGT/Lambda bosses to add only.

    [​IMG]


    now for the rest of the system....
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    Looks awesome. Nice one!
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    Looks lovely as usual bill

    Suppose thats probably the worst of it now due to more joins on the DP with the bends and changes in diameter? :)
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    A quick count suggests at least 14 'joins' to weld... :(

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    Think you were too quick fella , I count 16 ;) lol
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    ... and I make it 17 haha
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    I didn't include the joining pipe between the two rear boxes as thats already been done (plus as I helped make it I also know where the joins 'should' be... although I could have missed a couple... :D)

    I am sticking to 14...

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    Weld count lottery ;)
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    Wheres the dump pipe from wastegate joining? Further down or being left open? :yum:
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    Just "quickly" counted and got 17 welds down with 17 to go lol

    Dump tube will be rerouted into the downpipe somewhere wherever bill can fit it....my inner child wants one silencer and a screamer but I know its not a good idea as will even get chucked off bedford and dont want that lol
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    Nah you wont. If the exhaust is within regs the screamer will be fine. If my mate can run 2 screamers from twinscroll fullrace manifold on his 200sx and not get told off you`ll be fine.
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    meh.jpg

    Just sayin' (and not including hangers)

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    I'm curious if this type of downpipe setup can be mated to a standard S3 exhaust, or would I be wasting my time?
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    no no no no no - lol

    I have'nt made a nice quiet system for it to be made all horrible loud again from a screamer pipe..
    it will join into the main system - somewhere.. position tbc.. somehow.. kinda.. sort of.. Erm..

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