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VL calais project

Discussion in 'VL' started by Lazza78, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. Lazza78

    Lazza78 Banned

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    cheers mate.... i put it back on over the weekend and noticed the front end alot tighter
     
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    not much new here besides i got my dump+pacemaker+3in mandrel bent exhaust fitted and this morning i got my new tail lights n garnish fitted.... had detox_nath here for the weekend and after a big night last night we decided to fit the rear end up.... pics speak for themselves...

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    just need the boot mould painted now to look fresh again
     
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    detox my arse lol... pisshead :D
     
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    ok time for an update, standard turbo conversion has been sold....

    decided to go a high mount manifold.. which has been sand blasted and painted in hi temp ceramic paint..

    chinese T04Z with .81 rear and also v-band dump.. 3in dump to the cat..

    n/a plenum modded to forward facing..

    intercooler slighty modded to suit the plenum, also changing all silicone to black from blue..

    50mm ex gate with v-band also with screamer..

    rocker cover has had -10 fittings welded on, waiting for a sunny day to spray it in red wrinkle paint..

    heres a few pics as of today 10-7-12.. only started takin the calais apart just over a week ago...

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    87RB30VL Swiggidy Swag

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    Glad to see you got that manifold clearance all sorted! Lookin' good man, can't wait to see it all finished!
     
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    heya jake!! yeah mate im happy its all starting to come together now....

    btw the ur car is next to do too haha ;)
     
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    big enough to suck in a small child from school zones man. Geez that inlet powdercoating looks nice. who did that...? :p

    i may need to do more on your cooler pipes again.

    I so need to do a forward facing setup on this a8 donk i got...
     
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    That rocker cover will look pimp once it's repainted!

    Haha yeah can't wait to get stuck into it, just need some cooler piping and an ebay cooler, friggin Rego comes before all that though, bastard came in the mail yesterday :(

    Hey Nath, how much to sandblast that 3" exhaust at your work that's at lazzas?
     
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    depends how long it takes man and how ur gettting it to me :p could work something out man. not a worry
     
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    Yeah no worries mate, I'll sort it out :p

    Laz, when do you reckon you'll have this up and running by? Look like you're smashing through it, we'll have to have a cruise when mine's all done too
     
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    heya nath, haha@ suck small kids in lol.... cheers for all ur help so far mate :)

    hey jake.... not sure on timeframe, all depends what gets done this weekend.... hopefully cooler piping will be modded and dump pipe/waste gate put in place ready for it to be welded up this weekend and really only minor stuff after that, so fingers crossed by the end of the month it will be running again
     
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    not a worry Laz, thats what im here for lol. can say the same back too.

    Laz u need to get your a8 to your house and start working on it ready to replace the a6..

    i would be down this weekend to help, but im going shooting instead. Love my new rifle :)

    Pump up jake for yours too mate, wont know yourself
     
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    little update, got it running just over a week ago, had a drive of it in my street during the week and everything seems fine, just waiting on a part for my oil line so it stays away from my manifold... heres a few pics of the engine bay as of today..

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    so after driving the calais around i noticed how much of a lag monster it was, i decided to go with a different turbo and i decided to fit it nice n early this morning....

    old turbo was .8 front with .84 rear..

    new turbo is .7 front and .81 rear.... its a completely different car to drive now..

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    and the 2 turbo's side be side..

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    looking good man... welcome to the highmount league.... so much easier to work on heheh... would be interesting to know the figures its pulling...

    mine has officially shagged the box.... cant do steep driveways and reverse is well,,,,, not called reverse.
     
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    hey bud the new turbo what model/series gt35 ? how much did you pay for it if you dont mind me asking
     
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    PM sent sik_cordz
     
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    made a heat shield yesty to protect the factory under bonnet lining thats goin on.. noticed the bonnet doesnt get as hot now

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    nothing like a 200mm $9 pot from big W,.... unless u stole Mandas one :p
    i need to do this....desperately.. cant justify buying a turbo beanie for $200+
     

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