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VR6/G60 upgrade: opinion

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by abdus, Dec 1, 2007.

  1. abdus

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    GET IT DONE :hubbahubba:

    got the upgrade done today and WOW, the driving has so much changed, much much better :)

    went for the VR6 clutch kit (sachs) and ABF lightened flywheel

    :rockwoot:

    Next mods: Big brakes and Coilovers
     
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  3. Bellic

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    is this on an s3?
     
  4. abdus

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    sorry, forgot to mention:

    on an A3 1.8T
     
  5. Bellic

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    can that setup be used on an a3 quattro?
     
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    Unfortunately not.
     
  7. Dave_Bayern

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    It is a fantastic upgrade.

    300ft.lb clutch plate and a 50% reduced flywheel makes for an amazing clutch.

    Hotgolf's work is amazing on lightening the flywheel, I have no vibrations at all on idle.

    Way better drive isnt it!
     
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    what setup can be used on an a3 quattro 1.8t?
     
  9. Rich-xstS3

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    I think he means he has fitted a VR6 clutch and lightened flywheel to it???
     
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    2.0 16v flywheel?
     
  11. abdus

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    Yeah Dave, it's Martin (hotgolf) who did the work. Got an ABF flywheel for £10 and Martin did his wonders on it. Top work and top guy :)

    the drive is just excellent, has so much changed and revs better. Biting point is spot on. No chatter/vibration at all.

    Rich and grathies: It's the Golf VR6 clutch kit with a Golf G60/ABF engine flywheel.
     
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    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    I was unaware that the 1.8 8v G60 (PG/1H) flywheel was the same as the 2.0 16v (ABF) flywheel? I know the VR6 clutches are a cheap way to a strong clutch on the Golf
     
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    Nik, I don't know which one will work on the quattro

    and Dave, thanks again for all the advice :)
     
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    I also had my flywheel lightened by Hotgolf. I sent him a brand new G60 flywheel. It came back nice and light approx 6kg.

    Top fella, quick turnaround.
     
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    Wicked! I have a new clutch and flywheel waiting in my house ready for hotgolf to work his magic on!!

    Cant Wait!!

    josh
     

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