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W3STY's Progress Thread

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Westy, May 9, 2011.

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What colour S3 Avus for the Track?

  1. Porsche Guards Red

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  2. Kawasaki Green

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  1. Jason.s
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    Yeeeeaah do it lol. Leave the car at mine or something and come with us! Need to get all the bits from me somewhere anyway lol.
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    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    That's very kind of you mate but I've decided to give it a miss and have a nice relaxing weekend with the mrs to keep her on side ;)
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    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    I had a thought on my way to work this morning about what might be wrong with my car, and I was right.

    I'll let you see this picture an you can let me know what you think. Prawn isn't alowed to play as I told him my thought earlier.

    [​IMG]
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    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition Staff Member Moderator

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    EGT probe has come out lol...

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    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    Seriously?
    thats it?
  6. Westy
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    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Yep. Just loctited the fecker back in!

    Wish I'd though of it earlier in the week as I'd be on my way to Chippenham right now.
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    You have to laugh... your 'I am gonna set fire to the car' moment was as simple a fix as my 'stoopid mofo boost control!!!' moment... tighten up the loose thing!

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  8. S3 TAM
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    S3 TAM Pocket now empty

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    Get in your car right now, I'm waiting for u at chippenham hotel room 105. Im ready....
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    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Hahahahahahaha! That's brilliant! Bet that's a hell of weight off your shoulders!

    Are you back in love with it now then Westy?
  10. Westy
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    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    I'd jut like to point out that the EGT sensor wasn't found where it is in that picture, it was hanging down by the dog bone mount but I put it up there for the pic.

    I am a bit annoyed that I didn't think of it on Tuesday when I was messing about trying to get the mani off. However nobody else bloody thought of it did they lol
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    Glad it was an easy fix tho. And free.
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    Jay A3 come fly with me

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    I'm here room 56!
    Westy get going, Karl ain't getting here till 10-11
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    Was that u jay in the white beast?

    Wanna go out for a fag?
  14. Westy
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    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Except I've already bought everything lol. Could sell it on or keep it for when the manu does fail, cos we all know it will!
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    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Car is still in a fair few bits and Welly has my track session now so probably won't make it. Maybe tomorrow but still need to test drive my car to ensure its all ok.
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    Test drive it here....
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    Jay A3 come fly with me

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    im outside

    sorry for using your thread as a social networking site
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    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Feck off you homos :(
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    F.k.n LOL
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    Take the fcn Aviators off next time you do diagnosis ....:lmfao:
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    At last Karl has turned up, had mixed grill and toffee waffle dessert, great hotel dude :D
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    Well at least you didn't burn it, nice cheap fix, bet your relieved as well as fecked off ;)
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    Glad to hear you fixed it mate finally got round to reading your whole thread cracking car BTW
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    vrbob Thats no Moon, Thats a space station!

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    And relax.........lol
    glad its sorted mate and the bits you bought in the heat of the moment I am sure you will make good use of :)
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    Or sell them on again
    ;)
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    vrbob Thats no Moon, Thats a space station!

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    Vulture lol
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    It's alive :yahoo:

    Going to go out and give it some abuse later. Hopefully it'll last a bit longer then last time!
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    Good luck mate all should be fine and you'll fall in love with it all over again first time you open her up :)
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    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    I only opene her up 3 times before she blew the EGT sensor out lol. Fingers crossed.

    I'm going to B&Q in a bit to buy some bits to make an XS mani heat shield. Does anyone know the size of bolt that will fit in the threaded holes at the rear of the rocker cover?
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    I think they are M6....
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    This car is an absolute mad man! :racer:
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    Shame you didn't make it today Westy! Would of been good to see how yours compared to Tam's, his was going very well!
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    Don't worry that comparison will be made in 3 weeks time at Bedford autodrome ;)
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    I felt like Westy after one lap at ADI, lost all my power, limped back to pits, and still not much better in session two, nevermind on the way home! :sob:
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    It's one thing making the power but it's another keeping it!!

    Mine gets hot and bothered within a minute but expect Westys will hold it a lot longer ;)
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    Rtech never saw egts above 930 on the rollers ;)
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    Man-meth.

    Niki showed me this the other day -

    [​IMG]

    It's on Ting-Tong's car so he's just using it as a test bed **** about; it's a K04-023 in the same state of tune as Westy's and a similar power with no intercooler. It makes 12psi at 4800rpm when stationary!

    Ting Tong's car has had such a hard life lol. Its' like the kid you used to bully at school; it just keeps coming back for more and eventually you start to love it.
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    Wow. 4 WMI inlets. Wouldn't want the WMI failing on that lol.

    Did he tell you what type of AITs they were seeing?

    Knowing how unreliable my WMI has been since fitting it in January I think I'd still like a FMIC as a failsafe :faint:
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    He didn't tell me the figures, but I'll ask next time I speak to him. He just said "and it doesn't get hot", so I'd presume they are pretty good. Ting Tong's car is always mental, he just gets Niki to put whatever he fancies on it and run it at it's maximum so that they can learn from it.

    The spool up on that car is unholy, totally unlike anything you or I could comprehend on a K04. It really puts into light the criticism that our turbo's get for not being up to the job, actually they can be made pretty bloody brutal (as per your car) if you know what you're doing. There are a couple of videos on facebook I think.

    [video=facebook;4782539481298]https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=4782539481298[/video]

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