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V2 Badger 5 TIP Finally Fitted

fran-s3 Jan 24, 2012

  1. fran-s3

    fran-s3 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    All I'm gonna say is - FLIP ME it's like being remapped again! The sound is lovely - not to chavy at all, in fact barely noticeable when cruising normally. But open her up beyond 3k rpm giving it the beans and it sounds like a Dyson hoover's been turned on & the DV just sounds naughty! (007P) One happy chappy. :)
     
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  2. Darren4

    Darren4 Member

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    Lol when I fitted my v1 b5 tip I thought it had a leak it's so loud haha
     
  3. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Argh, all these posts about the B5 TIP, makes me even more excited about finally getting to hear mine for the first time!
     
  4. Darren4

    Darren4 Member

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    you can hear mine on Tuesday at ace cafe mate :)
     
  5. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Thanks dude. With any luck I'll be in mine on Tuesday, so I'll have heard how that sounds too :) Won't be mapped though, just putting some miles on it prior to mapping.
     
  6. Smokey_clark

    Smokey_clark 12th Gear

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    Can't wait to get mine!!!
     
  7. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    they're all in stock in the 3 colours :)
     
  8. camscockle20vT

    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    Any way to make one fit a ko3s? It just looks like i need that in my life the more i hear about them :(
     
  9. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    nope :( won't fit a ko3S dude, as the inlet is simply too small!

    B5 V1 billet adaptor on a ko3S:

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    You can see it's miles bigger than the ko3 inlet

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  10. camscockle20vT

    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    Always somthing lol would one fit a ko3s hybrid ?
     
  11. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    depends on which hybrid really my friend.....

    a normal ko3/s hybrid runs a machined ko3 comp wheel, so the external dimensions are exactly the same, and it'd be too big again.

    The ko3 hybrid + that Bill has developed runs a ko4 compressor housing, and can be fitted with a 3'' TIP, although due to how the ko3 turbo frame sits much lower than a ko4, the inlet would foul the gear shift cables badly, and needs a fair bit of modfiying.

    Nothing is ever simple!
     
  12. camscockle20vT

    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    Ha a job worth doing is worth doing right, and in my exsperiance has never been easy lol would be nice to have one of those bad boys, best start saving up for an s3. Also would the b5 tip fit a astra vxr? Has it been done?
     
  13. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    I highly doubt it! The billet adaptor might, but the ashtray VXR has the turbo hung off the front of the engine with an integrated hotside/ex manifold arrangement.
     
  14. <tuffty/>

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

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    The billet bit is not the problem... that can be made to fit the turbo ok... its the position of the turbo thats the problem... there is simply no room for a larger TIP without serious modification... On the Lupo we had to reposition the gear change cables (not as easy as you may think) and modify the water pipe for the heater...

    Not many peeps will want to do that just to get a TIP to fit...

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  15. Dane

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

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

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    Astra VXR mods use the soot chucker airbox then you can use 76mm hoses tot he turbo... have had a VXR on the dyno with said mods...

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  17. Dane

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

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    Running 20 million degrees kelvin egts lol
     
  18. The Doctor

    The Doctor Well-Known Member

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    Nice to hear you finally got it fitted Fran; your new (old) v1 is still sitting in my garage awaiting fitment. Need to get this sorted soon.
     
  19. <tuffty/>

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

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    Do It! :)

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  20. The Doctor

    The Doctor Well-Known Member

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    Just a case of having the time & energy to do it!
     

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