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  1. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    I'm still here. Like Gav said a possible solution...

    I'm still here. Like Gav said a possible solution to the overly long pedal has finally arrived. It will be a bitch of a job requiring a full flush/bleed with a system that is notoriously bad for...
  2. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    Alright I might look at getting it out to E25 and...

    Alright I might look at getting it out to E25 and do a bit more testing. I'll be buried in LS2 coil conversions now too.

    Hmm surprised that a mis causes a lean condition at the O2 sensor. My...
  3. NSW snow performance WMI complete stg 3 boost cooler kit

    stage 3 MPG-MAX Boost Cooler water/meth injection kit

    linked here is the exact part number of the kit - Snow Performance 20150 Gasoline Stage 3 MPG MAX Boost Cooler Kit
    my kit though has the...
  4. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    So in the ongoing E20 tuning of my car I've found...

    So in the ongoing E20 tuning of my car I've found a few things.

    - The 98 RON petrol tune liked 0.82 lambda which was also described as on the safe side by the tuner. On E20 though it seems to...
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    Garret G series bolt on turbos

    Garrett G25 bolt on VW Golf performance results | fullBOOST - YouTube
  6. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    Alright cool. All done on that front then. Thx

    Alright cool. All done on that front then. Thx
  7. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    Thanks Gary. Yep I have a good rear bonnet seal...

    Thanks Gary. Yep I have a good rear bonnet seal and the full engine under tray. It extends back to the subframes crossmember, same as your Polo's probably does. The area over the top of that subframe...
  8. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    So on the street in civilian duties I've now got...

    So on the street in civilian duties I've now got the engine coolant temps where I want them. After going through a couple I've found a good radiator fan switch alternative that holds temps where...
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    If its the gearbox passenger side mount then it...

    If its the gearbox passenger side mount then it cant really be checked with eyes on. your battery and airbox = labour $, all have to be removed to do a visual. Best way to check it would be someone...
  10. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    Right Iíll just see if I can sort out a better...

    Right Iíll just see if I can sort out a better outcome on the E20 then.
    Yeah the coils are R8 with NGK BKR7Eís.
    Maybe a Chevy LS coil upgrade is in the making. A lot of guys with the 1.8t 20v...
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    Oh yeah I have an APR R1 diverter valve if you...

    Oh yeah I have an APR R1 diverter valve if you havent already got one lined up. Nothing wrong with it, just prefer the turbosmart piston one that I've run on all my cars is all.
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    mate if you can get a set of B8's for your car...

    mate if you can get a set of B8's for your car through Jan I'd jump at it. They dont come up often. They will outhandle that kit you were looking at by way of damping alone and do it without the...
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    Depends on the turbo size if you'll need to go to...

    Depends on the turbo size if you'll need to go to a 3 inch I.D maf or 2.75 I.D inch. But yeah if you need the 3 inch I.D I can help you out. I have a 2.75 inch I.D one but thats for my future tune if...
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    hey be careful with Maxpeeding rods for 1.8T 20V....

    hey be careful with Maxpeeding rods for 1.8T 20V. They have a listing for the motor, have the correct main and pin diameters but the width on the big end is incorrect. Not wide enough on the big end....
  15. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    Yeah I've heard it a couple of times. Like a very...

    Yeah I've heard it a couple of times. Like a very dull pop/muffled backfire. Ok I'll shrink the plug gap down from 28 thou to 25 or so and see if that cancels it out. The global timing can be...
  16. I can have a dig under the house for a spare...

    I can have a dig under the house for a spare genuine one. If you buy new genuine they are expensive. You could probably get a stage 1 tune that deletes the function of that pump for the same money.
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    Oh sorry. One of the 3071R kits came with a pump...

    Oh sorry. One of the 3071R kits came with a pump and I assumed this one did too. disregard. yeah if yours is rated for those pressures then all good. If you plan on running 4 bar then pay attention...
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    1.8T Tuning-Kit STUFE 4 BAR-TEK(R)...

    1.8T Tuning-Kit STUFE 4 BAR-TEK(R)

    get this and then sell the pump. the excl VAT prive will be cheaper still. yeah forgot to mention you'll need a bigger MAF housing which seems to be in this kit.
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    Yep pretty tough......except for the whimpy...

    Yep pretty tough......except for the whimpy sintered rods.
    if you go garret you can get off the shelf oil/ water lines, exhaust mani, dump top sections virtually in kit form. Yeah I reckon a 2860RS...
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    Boxes are pretty tough. The weak spot in them...

    Boxes are pretty tough. The weak spot in them after you power up is the ring gear to diff rivets. They can flog out and let go. If you wavetrac it (it'll be the best diff for a daily for sure) you'll...
  21. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    hmm will have to definitely get a proper tune...

    hmm will have to definitely get a proper tune done for the E20 brew. Due to Covid lockdown boredom I thought I'd play around with ghetto tuning for E20 to/from work (apparently newspapers are...
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    https://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/f127/louis...

    https://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/f127/louis19s-build-thread-105005.html?highlight=louis19

    https://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/f127/louis19s-build-thread-105005.html?highlight=louis19
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    https://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/f127/louis...

    https://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/f127/louis19s-build-thread-105005.html?highlight=louis19

    https://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/f127/louis19s-build-thread-105005.html?highlight=louis19
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    Yep that kit will do it! Pretty good value...

    Yep that kit will do it! Pretty good value actually.
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    Oh yeah youíll definitely need to go bigger than...

    Oh yeah youíll definitely need to go bigger than 550ís. I was just putting up the part numbers of mine so that you knew the o ring to o ring height and had the correct part number for the transition...
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