Username or Email Address
Do you already have an account?
Forgot your password?
  • Log in or Sign up

    VWVortex


    Search:

    Type: Posts; User: Gulfstream

    Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4

    Search: Search took 0.63 seconds.

    1. You're probably alright with a forged crank......

      You're probably alright with a forged crank... just reading the bearings and they remind me of mine when I had a bent crank.
    2. When my crank was bent my center bearing was more...

      When my crank was bent my center bearing was more worn than the others. Looks like you have a similar problem...
    3. Replies
      2
      Views
      129

      The BVC will be different but that's easy to map...

      The BVC will be different but that's easy to map out.
    4. I used an auto-K special motor paint direct on...

      I used an auto-K special motor paint direct on bare metal. Got rock hard in 1hr.

      http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/27/f12b0b612981ac5db3844d2b34fc3cac.jpg
    5. Got a new motor, 06A AGU, stripped it down,...

      Got a new motor, 06A AGU, stripped it down, handed the block over to acid bath, sandblasting and then I painted it. Had to throw some oil at is because after the acid bath it started to rust again...
    6. Great tips. Triggerwheel was planned but I can...

      Great tips. Triggerwheel was planned but I can see how tacking the oil pump bolt would be a good idea.
    7. It's a valid point. I'll have a shop look at it....

      It's a valid point. I'll have a shop look at it. That said I use ARP and loctite on those bolts and always been tight for me. Even when the crank was in two and whole clutch was flopping around.
    8. Tnx forgot to mention that :thumbup:

      Tnx forgot to mention that :thumbup:
    9. To recap :beer: Things which went wrong: ...

      To recap :beer:


      Things which went wrong:

      Crank broke
      Vibrations took out nr. 2 main cap
      Timing wheel got kicked out of place
      Pistons got introduced to exhaust valves because of the timing...
    10. Replies
      14
      Views
      531

      Fuchs racing 15w-50

      Fuchs racing 15w-50
    11. Replies
      209
      Views
      21,145

      It only made a slight whine at idle. That's it....

      It only made a slight whine at idle. That's it. Now I know what to look for but it wasn't until I decided to find the cause I discovered what was wrong. Pulled the cover and didn't start it up again...
    12. Replies
      209
      Views
      21,145

      I ran through 2 trackdays with a broken oem hydro...

      I ran through 2 trackdays with a broken oem hydro tensioner and the Gates belt. No damaged done. Belt took a beating but held up like a champ. Now, if I had a manual tensioner which broke it's be a...
    13. I use IE rods with 20mm wristpins.

      I use IE rods with 20mm wristpins.
    14. Replies
      9
      Views
      636

      In for pictures of the carbon production :pic:

      In for pictures of the carbon production :pic:
    15. Already have them. Arp everywhere.

      Already have them. Arp everywhere.
    16. Not heard of any problems with the fly bolts....

      Not heard of any problems with the fly bolts. I'll add two pins to the timing gear and torque it down with a 12.9 bolt. Already have a forged tfsi crank so the two obvious errors I could see have...
    17. It's only car parts. No harm done. Got a new 06A...

      It's only car parts. No harm done. Got a new 06A block which I'll bore to 83mm again and all the other parts are being inspected for trueness this week.

      Everything will be billet and /or pinned...
    18. Replies
      9
      Views
      636

      Well hello goodlookin' :beer: Is that intake...

      Well hello goodlookin' :beer:


      Is that intake 3D printed?
    19. I've used it on my AGU block with no problems.

      I've used it on my AGU block with no problems.
    20. Here's the gasket I just pulled off my 83mm...

      Here's the gasket I just pulled off my 83mm stroker

      http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/13/83ceaf4c6b42f5f251759d2244754d9a.jpg


      06A103383AN is a 83.5mm headgasket to a 2.0L VAG motor we can...
    Results 1 to 20 of 250
    Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4