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Post by welsh_ben Sun 07 Nov 2010, 04:29

going to be a slow build as car is home and im in cardiff and popping back once a week to do little jobs,car is off road till at least january i reckon till i got more money.just doing little tasks everytime i go back and sorting any niggles out at same time.

first step was simply get the intercooler in place and make sure it was secure
fmic build IMG00131-20101103-1543
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next week i plan on putting the pipework on from the turbo side,pain in the arse on these due to space restriction by the turbo itself.


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Post by MickeyVTS Mon 08 Nov 2010, 06:46

What sort of gains are you expecting with the FMIC Ben?

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Post by welsh_ben Mon 08 Nov 2010, 10:56

once the new map goes on 160bhp then itll be at its limit any more and i need to invest in bigger turbo which wont be happening so itll be 150-160bhp but limited torque till i can afford the clutch needed
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Post by Tom1357 Tue 30 Nov 2010, 03:45

Looks like a nice fitting cooler, what's the planned sizing/routing of the cooler pipes? For the lower one, if you're not making your own like bryn, use the C5 one, much better than the 406 one Smile
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Post by welsh_ben Tue 30 Nov 2010, 05:04

ive got dum dums old set up so all the pipes are simply going on mine,yea fits nicely and the brackets are out of an old pc housing unit so fits nicely,jsut see how sturdy everything is when its all connected up,hopefully have it all connected by wednesday afternoon idealy and put everything back together then gives me a month to do any little niggles i find,whilst i await results from hdi power on the whole gti/dt clutch set up for the hdis

get pics 2moz of new splitter finally aswell
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Post by Ollie Tue 30 Nov 2010, 06:35

nice one Smile been a while coming Very Happy should be nice and quick when she's done Smile

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Post by welsh_ben Wed 01 Dec 2010, 11:02

due to time i got back was quite cold so didnt fancy going under the car and was getting dark quick just had time to put new adapter on with some silicone aswell

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Post by Tom1357 Wed 01 Dec 2010, 23:00

Good to see progress Smile

Do you know how you'll be getting from the L bend to the intercooler? I'm currently using the 406 top pipe, but don't like the routing as I had to push the air box back, so after a new solution, warlords one looks smart!
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Post by welsh_ben Wed 01 Dec 2010, 23:03

yea straight down diagonally if that makes sense lol,i dont have oem iarbox i got air filter so i have room Smile
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Post by Tom1357 Wed 01 Dec 2010, 23:06

Think I know Smile that's my issue atm, big ugly air box and 2.5inch piping don't mix! lol.
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Post by welsh_ben Thu 27 Jan 2011, 05:50

heres more pics of the build,noticed 1 elbow got a small spilt in it so not risking any boost leaks or anything and awaiting for it to arrive

i have 2 more silicone pipes to arrive and more jubilee clips

From the turbo
fmic build IMG00530-20110126-1550

IF YOU HAVE A LOWER STRUT BRACE TAKE ONE SIDE OUT FIRST
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Driver side mounting
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Driver side mounting behind rad showing space
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Yes intercooler is now "upside" down as its simply easier to mount with given pipes
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Space behind bumper
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Just need to wire the fan place next and jobs a good un

Passenger side mounting
fmic build IMG00533-20110126-1742

Passenger side mounting behind the radiator
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From top mount down to passenger side mounting
fmic build IMG00536-20110126-17431


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Post by welsh_ben Thu 10 Feb 2011, 05:28

took it for a test drive and nothing has popped off yet,still on stage 1 map at the moment but least its running,just need to get the brakes sorted...i thought i was going to put braided brake lines on but found them and they are the carbon ones swampy made Very Happy so there to go on next.no video of driving but it sounds a beast.

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