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#973854 - 9th Sep 2004 1:15pm 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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Not been on for a while busy with house, anyway now the winter is closing in i decided to rebuild the engine in my golf to a better spec for more power.



This is my new tubular exhaust manifold with a flange ready to take a Garrett GT28 ball bearing turbo, iam also adding new JE ceramic coated pistons to lower the compression ratio to 8.5:1, these will also have new forged rods for strength.
Bigger 440cc injectors are being fitted too so the fueling dose'nt drop off and melt any pistons!!

This spec should let me run 325bhp a 1.2bar boost, and keep reving to about 7k

Will keep thread posted with pics of progress wink

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#973855 - 9th Sep 2004 3:42pm Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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so when do you think the beast will be ready then?

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#973856 - 9th Sep 2004 3:52pm Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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Nice to see them Golfs in such good condition.

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#973857 - 9th Sep 2004 4:50pm Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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[b] so when do you think the beast will be ready then? [/b]
Will hopfully be running in a few months but may keep it garaged till next year now depends on how eager i am to drive it.

My MK1 is ready to drive now just need the new ECU (monday) as the last onw Blew mad

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#973858 - 10th Sep 2004 12:24am Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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Thats sounds like one sweet motor!

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#973859 - 10th Sep 2004 1:12am Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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yeah good work matey
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#973860 - 15th Sep 2004 11:50am Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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New Brakes

These are 305mm in size and vented,
the calipers are Brembo 4 pots,
will change the discs for X-drilled when i get chance.




Also put the manifold in place to check for spacing.


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#973861 - 15th Sep 2004 11:51am Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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your car is mint, good to see a car so well looked after, lot of money spent on it to eek

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#973862 - 15th Sep 2004 12:30pm Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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your car is mint, good to see a car so well looked after, lot of money spent on it to eek
Cheers Mate

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#973863 - 25th Jan 2005 10:50pm Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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I hav'nt posted for a while,
Anyway finally got all the parts together to rebuild the bottom end for my new Turbo,
May even have it running in a week or so after a 14 months of having it off the road.











Will updated more regulary this time!!

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#973864 - 25th Jan 2005 10:56pm Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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Tonights progress:
Finished putting the pistons and rods back in and torqued them up, but the sump on and manualy check the piston movment by turning over a few times, tomorrow the head will be going back on with the new gaskets!!

Cheers

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#973865 - 25th Jan 2005 11:18pm Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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hmmm


*mental note*
don't race mk2 Golfs on the wirral
*/mental note*

mint car..
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#973866 - 25th Jan 2005 11:46pm Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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Originally posted by Phil_G:
hmmm


*mental note*
don't race mk2 Golfs on the wirral
*/mental note*

mint car..
LOL!!

Cheers mate try my best not to race it, far too tempting, hoping for a few runs at Santa Pod this year!!

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#973867 - 26th Jan 2005 12:45pm Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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there seems to be an unbelivable amount of work done to this car eek laugh

good to see your doing all of it yourself smile im not quite upto the standard of putting engines together but i'll try to do what i can cool

keep us updated laugh

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#973868 - 26th Jan 2005 10:51pm Re: 20vgolf : V W MK2 golf turbo
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there seems to be an unbelivable amount of work done to this car eek laugh

good to see your doing all of it yourself smile im not quite upto the standard of putting engines together but i'll try to do what i can cool

keep us updated laugh
happy Thanks, its taken a few years of doing it to get to this stage and iv'e learn't from mistakes!!


Managed to get the head back on tonight and torque down the 10 head bolts in the right sequence, sorted out the timing but dropped the F*@in mad bolt for the tensioner so need a new one know!!

Bought 2L of paint aswell so i can repaint the rear where iv'e removed the badges and smoothed, also got 2 new doors to repaint.

Cheers

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