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  1. m19lte

    liquid gauge. AFR not working

    Sorry folks only just noticed your replies ! Mine seems intermittent. Afr works sometimes then sometimes it doesn't !?! I've even tried another known working coolant temp sensor and it still does the same !?! When it does read Afr it shows up the 16500 code again saying coolant temp fault ? any...
  2. m19lte

    liquid gauge. AFR not working

    Ahh makes sense. It was actually after cold start come to think of it when both faults appeared. I could get some logs done on vcds yes, but don't actually have it myself. Many thanks as per Tuffty :-)
  3. m19lte

    liquid gauge. AFR not working

    As the title says. I've recently installed a liquidgauge in my 02 s3 bam. It has worked fine for a few weeks, only this wkend it's not reading air fuel ratio ? Any ideas why ? All other gauges/readings work fine. Could it be the oxygen sensor is knacked ? Car sometimes shows up a16500 code too...
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    Tayyib's 'bgk' Hybrid S3 8l

    You will enjoy it once done tayyib trust me it'll be worth it ;-) 16klappe...... How long have u been running cg clutch ? And is it the one pictured ? I'm burying my head atm knowing all this extra power I'm going to need an uprated clutch soon enough, not sure which one to go for, but I must...
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    Tayyib's 'bgk' Hybrid S3 8l

    Great build tayyib hope your enjoying it, I've had the DM forge kit from INA fitted for around 16month and covered around 5-6k mile's and had no issues so far. If I remember rightly didn't simon have other issue's in the end ? Ie dodgy crank and as issam says worn pin's ?
  6. m19lte

    s3dave - R.I.P.

    So sad, rip Dave :-(
  7. m19lte

    over heating !?!

    Yea I understand the pump myth (that's why I asked) it's just that it came in the full head off kit with the rod's. Checked the fuses and they 'look' fine with no corrosion what so ever, they are seated nice an making good contact with the connector. They are well protected with contact lube...
  8. m19lte

    over heating !?!

    Thanks again tufty, I'd just had a fiddle round with it (didn't notice anything wrong) messed around with the connectors and put a aircon on and everything seems fine now, fans workin and no boiling over. Do u think it's likely a dodgy connection ?? The pump was replaced about 12month and 3k...
  9. m19lte

    over heating !?!

    Heaters blow hot, and it's returning back into the ex bottle so wouldn't this rule out pump ?
  10. m19lte

    over heating !?!

    Checked the fuses and they all. Look good, with no corrosion. I'll try the air con now tuffty. Belt/pump was all done about 12month/3k ago when I got the rod's done,
  11. m19lte

    over heating !?!

    Help needed please, I was tootling about today in the s3 and the coolant temp warning sounded, I immediately pulled over a turned the engine off. The temp gauge reached around 110° and the fans didn't kick in ! (They have always worked fine, even until recently) The expansion bottle was...
  12. m19lte

    Hybrid turbocharger k04 build

    Bit of a Resurrection here but wowww what a great write up ! I have a spare k04 and thinking of having a bash at hybridizing it :-) I'm quite clear on all of the build other than where abouts was the exhaust/turbine housing machined ? With the proposed Chanel's to help prevent surge ? Thanks...
  13. m19lte

    1.8 20V TURBO specialist and remaps (North east - Newcastle)

    I can vouch for unicorn MD, that chap knows his onions :-) very happy with the work he's done on my s3, and I'll be popping in to see rick again for a map tweak after fitting a big cooler. Also lynxe try 'bgk tunning' in Leeds if u want a boost leak check and general check over, there good lads...
  14. m19lte

    Filter recommendations

    Honda s2000 mate, or if u want to keep your filter, just get a silicone pipe to extend your maf to where your fiter is
  15. m19lte

    1999 A3 FMIC question

    Just a thought mate but depending on how far you want to go theses work well and are a direct fit, AUDI A3 A4 B5 B6 B7 VW PASSAT B5.5 1.8T TDI SMIC SIDE MOUNT INTERCOOLER KIT | eBay
  16. m19lte

    removing actuator k04

    cheers dude, them big tips do get in the way of pretty much everything on that side !
  17. m19lte

    removing actuator k04

    Top bloke, Cheer's Benjamin, that's the answer I was looking for :-). I've got an old picture of another k04 I used have and can see the 2x10mm bolt you mean, just wasn't sure they were very accessible in situ.
  18. m19lte

    removing actuator k04

    Evening all. I'm having boost issue's and am going to be removing my actuator. Question is how to get the actuator off ? Doe's anyone have any info or picture's ? I can't find his to remove/fit one in the searches. Thanks - 8l s3 k04-023
  19. m19lte

    2001 AMK s3 temp problem

    me too, changed the stat and all fine now
  20. m19lte

    How To: Audi S3 Fuel Pump Replacement (The cheaper way...)

    bargain, I'll remember this one :-)
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