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  1. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    Gday James. Sorry yep I did. I'll get on it. Are...

    Gday James. Sorry yep I did. I'll get on it. Are other makes welcome or only if the VW spots are undersubscribed?
  2. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    yeah I will next time I see him. thx. I had...

    yeah I will next time I see him. thx. I had used Penrite ProGear 75W85 GL4 which was 90% with the diff. I then went to a Nulon full synth GL4 that you'd said Justin used with the Kaaz in the civic....
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    zero has been happening with the car lately. My...

    zero has been happening with the car lately. My garage leaks like a sieve so lying on a wet floor with drips coming in around me isn't really conducive to tackling decent size projects.
    I most...
  4. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    Thanks Gary. Well Ive got to pause for a bit to...

    Thanks Gary. Well Ive got to pause for a bit to get the supertechs installed into the head first which will give me time to deliberate. There are some ARP bolts in the country for not deal breaker...
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    I would have done ARP's automatically but there's...

    I would have done ARP's automatically but there's a fair bit out there where people have written/provided pics about having to retorque them, finding fasteners that have backed off, stud nuts that...
  6. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    oh and a red cam cover

    oh and a red cam cover
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    yep 1781cc. S3 pistons with ceramic crown...

    yep 1781cc. S3 pistons with ceramic crown coating and skirt coating, china x-beam forged rods (bar-tek knock offs) 20x144 , ARP200 rod bolts, OEM big end bearings, glyco main bearings and OE main...
  8. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    5380853809 my precious..... built bottom end...

    5380853809
    my precious..... built bottom end is finally in my garage. The bottom end (was out of my first car) was pristine. The rings, ring lands, conrod and main bearings etc were all in top...
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    NSW Polo 9N3 KW V3 rear suspension

    Kw V3 second hand rear suspension
    lowering springs on adjustable spring platforms
    V3 damper
    quality TUV'd kit that will allow you to run the rear low for a good stance, low roll centre and ...
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    no worries mate. hang in there brother. If you...

    no worries mate. hang in there brother. If you want me to contact him on your behalf or anything like that let me know.
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    Too much of that tuning went over my head so use...

    Too much of that tuning went over my head so use a guy in the UK to do the tunes that I flash in with ME7 flasher and log with ME7 logger. He handles the actual tuning so I'm sorry I cant help you...
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    Good stuff. Glad you finally got it in. Yeah I...

    Good stuff. Glad you finally got it in. Yeah I think as a streetable/daily-able diff its very hard to beat the torsen type diffs. I'm driving a 1 -way SQS clutch diff which is another level up...
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    good to see you pressing on mate. My block is...

    good to see you pressing on mate. My block is close to done. The AGU big port head is going to have some supertech stainless OE replacement exhaust valves. I just need to save a bit more coin to...
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    I generally drive the passenger side (aus) wheels...

    I generally drive the passenger side (aus) wheels up on a brick height somethingorother. You need those wheels up a bit to get the gearbox level and then you can get the 2L in.
  15. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    Cool. Call me if you need to sell some surplus...

    Cool. Call me if you need to sell some surplus tyres!!
  16. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    Which track day provider do you mean? Anyone...

    Which track day provider do you mean? Anyone really. Depends mostly on a favourable date but mostly Trackschool.
    If you mean people, mostly 2 guys from the hillclimb comps ( best mate and Andrew...
  17. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    Yeah I reckon I'll be good for a track day soon....

    Yeah I reckon I'll be good for a track day soon. I'll get this rear beam issue sorted and the BMC in. I have a set of Hawk HP+ pads to go in the front too. My brakes were woeful last time out at...
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    Hi mate. No I havent been standing still. Need...

    Hi mate. No I havent been standing still. Need to sort:
    - bigger BMC
    - rear beam bushes. I've had a mysterious knock that comes straight through the floor on decel when you throw it into a corner....
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    sorry here it is again. sweet jesus that sound:...

    sorry here it is again. sweet jesus that sound:
    Formula Supra DYNO! - YouTube
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    NSW They do and they dont. Mechanically yes,...

    They do and they dont. Mechanically yes, electrically no. Strut base receiver is correct, tie rods fit, ball joints fit. You need a Golf Mk4 Gti wheel bearing pressed in and then our driveshaft...
  21. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    Didn't even know the supercars were going to be...

    Didn't even know the supercars were going to be on then. Nice. Alright I'll be on the phone to Levens in the days after, and i'll be more than happy to finish off any of your abused left overs!!
  22. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    yeah 35 psi made me wince with the Dunlops. Good...

    yeah 35 psi made me wince with the Dunlops. Good way to kill a pricey tyre! I cant justify yoko softs for the rear just based on a dollar per km, but I can definitley justify AR-1's. I'll still...
  23. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    tyre test: The ULTIMATE Track Day Tyre Test!...

    tyre test:

    The ULTIMATE Track Day Tyre Test! (2021) - Dunlop, MRF, Nankang, Pirelli, Yokohama, Zestino! - YouTube

    I'm thinking i'll give AR-1's in 205/45/16 a run on the back of the Polo. This...
  24. Thread: Sams Polo 3.0

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    5338053381 most important part of any rebuild. ...

    5338053381
    most important part of any rebuild.
    Ever since my RA23 '76 Celica with its 18R-G yamaha had a red cam cover, I just had to have a car with a red cover one day. It had 12 less valves...
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    NSW Audi S3 front hubs

    Pair of Audi S3 hubs (8L). Purchased second hand but never used. These are the ones commonly put onto Golf Mk4's that have the much lower ball joint position for roll centre correction.
    Cash only....
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