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Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Lee Goodall, Apr 28, 2008.

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    I need a 3" MAF sensor housing.. can be a faulty unit as long as the housing is ok as my sensor will be fitted to it.

    If anyone hears of one knocking about let me know.

    Cheers.
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    I'm back on track with the conversion now and only require a few more parts however it will now be fitted to my new (purple/Byzan) A4 AEB.

    I managed to get a set of Bosch red top injectors. They arrived today but do need to be sent away for cleaning. They should be about bang on for fuelling the T28..

    [​IMG]
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    Nice one mate, you got that maf sorted?
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    [Oct 22, 2009]
    Oh.. and I need a MAF housing (still).

    I like the look of this if anyone knows of a UK supplier?..

    [​IMG]
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    [Oct 22, 2009]
    Thats shiney, i like shiney. Where is that from?

    I was thinking we needed to change the whole lot as our sensor runs out of puff at around 200g/s .
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    [Oct 22, 2009]
    That's the impression that I got too.. as far as I can remember Jabba said to keep the sensor but replace the housing with a 3".
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    [Oct 22, 2009]
    Cool even better, and cheaper,lol
    Will buy an el cheapo clone from ebay and stick my sensor in, unless we can find that shiney thing over here.
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    My thoughts exactly until I saw that nice shiny housing.. I'll keep looking for a UK supplier but I've only seen it on US forums so far.

    Magpie FTW lol
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    Just run with the TT or Cupra one no?

    Thats what I have waiting to be fitted. Just need to get around to drilling my airbox out.

    Id love the aluminium one though would be sweet looking.
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    [Oct 22, 2009]
    Yeah they'll do the job just as well but don't look as cool lol.
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    [Oct 22, 2009]
    The point is that when you fit a larger housing, the flow thru any one particular point of the housing is slower, so has less cooling effect on the wire, and therefore the maf's range is incresased.
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    That's what I said (kind of.. almost).
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    Arrgggg My head hurts......

    I want that shiney thing, where is it on sale in the US?
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    It was pictured on another forum but the cars/owners were all US.. not sure where they sourced them from???
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    the problem is customs tax now.

    We need a EU company to buy them in and sell them on.

    Maybe ask Awesome Gti to buy in a few if we somehow got a group buy going.
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    I have asked them if they already have a UK re seller or if they sell direct to us etc

    Question asked, if you dont ask you don't know
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    [Oct 22, 2009]
    What setup are you going for mate?.. turbo? etc.

    Sorry if it's been covered in another thread but I seem to have missed it.
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    Right how many peeps interested in the alli tube thingy so i can get a quote from the guy?
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    Me please mate. In 3" diameter.
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    Will i need one when i T3 my 1.8T?
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    yep. The stock maf runs out of range pretty quickly.

    Why a T3?
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    Price, availabilty, etc
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    i'd have thaught there are more T28's around than T3's these days?

    Not many recent motors use T3's because they're laggy compared to a T28 with no power benefit, meaning your looking at old thinks like cossies and some saabs/volvos...

    T28's are available off a few newer jap motors and seem like a better choice to me...
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    Lags good :)
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    [Oct 26, 2009]
    I am getting a quote to have a few bespoke MAF housings made up. I will ask for prices in stainless steel and mild steel as a comparison. The mild steel housing will require painting/spray finishing.

    Is anybody interested? I need numbers for quotation purposes.

    Cheers.

    EDIT.. BYZAN A4 needn't reply.
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    EDIT ^^^^^ :thumbsup:
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    Yeah ill be interested....
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    :thumbsup: x3 so far then.
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    Just got these.. first to notice the the problem wins a prize?!

    [​IMG]
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    no coupling by looks.
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    Sorry.. my post was a bit misleading.
    I already have the coupling and various other pipes.

    The reducer is a different diameter to the rest of the pipes. It's meant to reduce to the same size as the elbow in the picture but they've sent it 10mm too big!!

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