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  1. Dohs3

    Cts throtle pipe

    Reading a few things on the internet about the throtle pipes are they worth the money. A few people who have fitted them an took them back off and others say they are brilliant i am runing a hybrid so more air flow the better.
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    i did keep the valves in order while resetting them and they went back in sweet. Ive been recomended to go to r tech for tuning as they have a good rep for tfsi engines ive never used them before but i hear good things about them. I managed to get the pistons in the block today aswell nice an...
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    The bores look good no pick up marks or scores from what we can see and they have been lightly honed.
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    So im finally back ive been pretty busy with christmas work and life. But i have good news i have got my nice reconditioned turbo along with my nice new shinny pistons and rods :) and a very unhappy bank balance but oh well. I have now removed and reseated my valves. So there all nice an clean...
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    I am hoping to start ordering bits and pieces soon like pistions and rods but what do you guys recommend for bearings and any particular website or makes i should look for Another thing is ive been looking at changing the oil pump to the 1.8t oil pump as my friend has a brand new pump and pick...
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    Yes so did i there not all to bad are they i did find the water pump leaking and a bit of oil around plug number 4 which was a bit strange as it was runing perfect There is also slight play in my transfer box i have felt it on gear change ever now and again have any of you guys had any issues...
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    So i have a little bit of an update i finally found a bag off **** focus to run around in missing the s3 already :( anyway on to the good bits The engine came out on saturday managed to use my friends ramp at work witch was a massive help and made taking the engine out so much easier So...
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    Ive forgot how much i hate buying cars going to try and get one tomorrow or over the weekend and the project will be well on its way :) with plenty of pics I agree with paddy sometimes newer and faster dont mean better haven driven the new s3 and some nice bmws i didnt get the same feeling and...
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    Good stuff i will look into that clutch then the hole design of a dmf is not a good idea for a high powered car is it so smf was always number 1 choice cheers I was reading on a build thread from someone called dom on here where he had the shafts in the oil pump removed and welded is that...
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    I think forgeing the engine is they way i want to go as i think it will cost a futune :) but it will be intressing to do and i know the engine is heathly and ready for the power as it is on 80 thousand now its still perfect but peace of mind goes along way The reson im looking at the tte 480...
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    The hole idea of forgeing my engine is piece of mind i want to be able to do a few track days here an there and a sunday morning blast every now and again with out been woried about am i pushing to hard and thinking dont go bang in the back of my head and if i ever do want to go more power i no...
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    Sorry about the puncuation not my best idea to rush into a thread when i just woke up haha I will be carrying out suspention and brake upgrades as i go along i just want to see what you guys would and would not recomend what parts to look out for ect I will be doing all the work with my...
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    Every body i talk to say do it i no there will be faster qwicker cars like a tuned golf r etc but i do love the s3 and even at stage 1 it shocks a few cars which i like
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    Do i dont or dont i forge my engine

    Hi i have just sold my land rover toy so now im looking for a new project and forging the engine on my 2007 bhz s3 seems like the way i want to go :) at the moment its stage 1 map induction kit forge recurc vavle decat down pipe so the idea is wosneer pistions pec rods new bearings ect while the...
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    Is a short shift good or bad idea

    I just took a pic of the cables on the relay lever and shifter and got a reply pretty much straight away and got them ordered
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    Is a short shift good or bad idea

    Ive just messaged awesome about the draft 42 bush kit need to take a photo for them to know what kit it is so will do that after work an hopefully order a kit latter or tomorrow
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    Is a short shift good or bad idea

    Ive been looking at the forge short shift for my s3 2007 the gearbox is not as tight as it once was just wondering if anyone has fitted one and are they good as every day mod planing on maybe few track days in the future so seems like a good idea to get the feel of the gear shift as good as i can
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    What have you done to your A3 (8p) this week

    Why have you whipped the engine and box out what you gotta do to it
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    Forge twintake

    Thanks for your replys going to finally get round sort it out tomrrow been so busy will let use no how i get on cheers
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    Forge twintake

    Is there ment to be a mounting point on the pipe with the air mass inserted or just the one on the wing for the s3
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