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Re: GTI6 engine conversion

Post by racermike on Tue 24 Mar 2009, 09:34

gerbil wrote:I was being sarcastic about the 10bhp bit

haha, it not like the bosch fuel pump td conversion which gives 25bhp lol. tongue

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Post by AlexJ on Tue 24 Mar 2009, 09:50

At least 25 bhp if not 40 according to one person on 306.net, whos stage 1 with a bosch and gt15 gave them 130bhp at least...

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Post by racermike on Tue 24 Mar 2009, 10:40

sumfing has just occured to me only just reaslied theres no alternator on the gti6 engine and i aint taken it off! Question

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Post by Ollie on Tue 24 Mar 2009, 10:41

D'oh. On the plus side, it's weight saving and less power drain Very Happy

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Post by 80wya on Tue 24 Mar 2009, 10:46

gerbil wrote:At least 25 bhp if not 40 according to one person on 306.net, whos stage 1 with a bosch and gt15 gave them 130bhp at least...

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130bhp @ the continumtransfunctioner?

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Post by 309-gti6-turbo on Tue 24 Mar 2009, 22:25

starting to get there r-mike.need to do some of that to mine,

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Post by racermike on Thu 26 Mar 2009, 04:52

i removed the tb form the inlet manifold and cleaned and painted it silver. cleaned all the sensors and injectors from the manifold up aswell.

got couple of small brackets to finish spraying and the fuel rail to finish spraying. Then i will need to clean and paint the engine block next week.

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Post by racermike on Thu 02 Apr 2009, 05:59

ill be goin to the garage on monday for a full day to get as much done on the engine as possible paint the block up, spray the timing belt cover, flywheel, gearbox, clutch all back on. exhaust manifold off new exhaust manifold gasket to go on and refit it. aircon pump back on.

so need to order exhaust manifold gasket, tb gasket, inlet manifold gasket.
oil, oil filter, fuel filter.

i also need a drivers wing asap so i can send all the engine bits along with the spoiler, door handles, rub stips, filler cap inserts, rear lights all off to be sprayed at the same time.

and next thing i need a a gti6 cat to go onto the car aswell once the engine is in. so a lot today for a week friday.

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Post by curl666 on Thu 02 Apr 2009, 09:17

An emissions friendly 306? Or is it just for the MOT test and whip the de cat back on?
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Post by racermike on Thu 02 Apr 2009, 09:29

only need a cat for a an mot Wink . de cat will be on but i need a gti6 cat so match up coz my cat has been welded on so need to cut it off and change it for a gti6 one anyway and put a flange in the right place so bolt and unbolt the decat.

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Re: GTI6 engine conversion

Post by racermike on Fri 03 Apr 2009, 00:27

Look what arrived today



nissens aluminium radiator with hose.

also ordered a throttle body gasket, inlet manifold gasket and exhaust manifold gasket today.

have bought a wing thanks to gerbil just need to sort picking it up now. and hopefully have found a cat aswell. and my engine covers have now been fabricated ready for posting.

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Post by racermike on Tue 07 Apr 2009, 09:29

Bit of an update from a full day at the garage today with me and simon doing sum work on the gti6 engine.

new cambelt kit, water pump fitted.
Fly wheel fitted, new clutch kit fitted.
Entire loom and coil packs removed from engine.
New bosch super 4 spark plugs fitted
Engine block sprayed up black
exhaust manifold removed

planned jobs for next 2moro:
Spray timing belt cover
spray coil pack cover
spray various small brackets that hold the loom onto the engine
clean and maybe spray with heat industrial paint on the exhaust manifold
prep up cam covers, inlet manifold for spraying orange
remove front bumper from xsi (so im able to get car towed)

Plan for wednesday morning:
refit gti6 gearbox
fit air con pump
fit auxilary belt pulleys
fit engine mounts onto the block
paint sump silver with engine paint
fit all brackets which hold loom in place and fit loom back on
coil pack cover back on
timing belt cover back on

Get the xsi towed to the garage wednesday afternoon
remove auxillary belt and fit to gti6 engine
remove air con sensor and fuel intake sensor and fit onto gti6 engine
remove yellow top battery and put on trickle charge

and if i can get orange paint before weekend sumtime spray inlet manifold and cam covers.

so dats plan all ready for engine conversion on weekend then.!

things left to order/collect:
Gti6 cat (collect from swansea)
radiator flush
engine flush
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Post by Simon on Tue 07 Apr 2009, 22:07

I ordered the water pipe, had to do it over night stock so is a bit more otherwise it would have be next Tuesday, it should be at Howards tomorrow its 4.17

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Post by racermike on Wed 08 Apr 2009, 02:04

Gunge wrote:I ordered the water pipe, had to do it over night stock so is a bit more otherwise it would have be next Tuesday, it should be at Howards tomorrow its 4.17

ok cheers, mums goin into town thursday so ill get her to pik it up for me.

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Post by racermike on Wed 08 Apr 2009, 02:13

so far today i have sprayed the tming belt cover satin black, sprayed the exhaust manifold black with industrial heat paint designed for exhausts and manifolds, sprayed the coil pack cover gloss black, spraye dthe bonnet struts gloss black, sprayed the oil breather top gloss black.

will put pictures up later.

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Post by racermike on Wed 08 Apr 2009, 09:39

covers and struts painted



k & n air filter & breather filter

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Post by racermike on Thu 09 Apr 2009, 08:17

sump and few bits painted silver on the block today, gearbox then fitted, engine mount fitted, aircon pump fitted, timing belt cover fitted.




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Post by _Mike_ on Thu 09 Apr 2009, 08:55

Good work mate Cool

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Post by Simon on Thu 09 Apr 2009, 08:59

I like the polished cam covers Laughing

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Post by AlexJ on Thu 09 Apr 2009, 09:01

Lookin' good all back together mate, you still coming down to get that wing off me any time soon?

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Post by racermike on Thu 09 Apr 2009, 09:06

gerbil wrote:Lookin' good all back together mate, you still coming down to get that wing off me any time soon?

finding it very hard to get time atm to get anywhere all my spare time seems to be at the garage atm. i defo want it just hang onto it for meim not having it sprayed for fu weeks as martin hasnt got time atm and i gt fu things to be sprayed at same time next month.

but will try and come down as soon as i can if not will try and get to the meet to get it off you or get sum1 to collect it for me.

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Post by AlexJ on Thu 09 Apr 2009, 09:29

K no worries, its not exactly like its the largest thing sat in my garage right now!

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Post by racermike on Fri 10 Apr 2009, 00:20

got a breakdown recovery truck collecting my car to take it down to the garage this afternoon. Also have managed to get hol dof sum orange paint from bodyshop enough to spray the inlet and cam covers so they can go on once engine is in place.

piking up some satin black today to spray the bulkhead while engine is out tomorrow aswell.

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Post by Abergavenny_306GTI6 on Fri 10 Apr 2009, 08:44

lol looks all nice and clean cant belive how big the gear box is on these 6s'es have you cleaned that box up or is it a new one ?
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Post by racermike on Fri 10 Apr 2009, 09:10

all parts r cleaned and painted .

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