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    Thread: Project: Mkippen schimmel vr6 turbo gt35R custom bliss

    1. Member MKippen's Avatar
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      02-27-2006 01:41 AM #1
      Update 1... mounted the Turbo + Manifold - pg 1.
      Update 2... mounted the Intercooler - pg 2.
      Update 3... Mounted the Downpipe and some misc stuff - pg 3.
      Update 4... started on intake manifold, machined parts, and also finished exhaust and downpipe - pg 4.
      Update 5... Intercooler piping, Finishing up Intake Manifold, BOV going in - pg 5.
      Update 6... 034EFI Stage IIc has arrived. - pg 6.
      Update 7... Photos of the Radiator and final welding on Intake mani done. - pg 6.
      Update 8... Wiring has begun, removing unnessary wiring from the stock harness. 4" intake tube is complete. - pg 10.
      Update 9... VERY DETAILED PHOTOS OF RADIATOR/FMIC MOUNTING + much more - pg 10.
      Update 10... Re-torque of the Head, Installed Injectors, more wiring- pg 11.
      Update 11... Mounted ECU, running wiring from rear battery. Started 034 wiring - pg 13
      Update 12... Turbo stuff back from Ceramic Coating, Cut hole for harness, and routed some wiring - pg 16
      Update 13... Turbo cold-side and Intake tube back from Polishing and installed - 034efi Wiring run, and injector harness complete - pg 17
      Update 14... New 3Inch Oval Exhaust Tip is mocked up -pg 19
      Update 15... Oil Lines from Turbo Done, headlight wiring done, Received more parts from 034efi -pg23
      Update 16... Oil Cooler mounted, Oil Lines to cooler done, Headlight Harness completed. -pg26
      Update 17... STARTED Car for the FIRST time!! - pg29
      Update 18... Teardown to fix fuel leak, muffler coated- pg31
      Update 19... Howards baby Emma is born (congrats bro)- pg32
      Update 20... Piping final install, fans completed, frontend done pg34
      Update 21... SEM WIRING DONE - car running - idle tuned - pg35
      Update 22... FIRST DRIVE ON BOOST + Pod Gauges Done, Dash installed... + video update - page 37
      <!-----------------------------!>
      Well, the time has come... to start a thread dedicated to the install of the Turbo... from turbo, to standalone, to tuning..
      the work is going to be done with the help of Howard Wolfe (JettaT) and my friend Rob that fabricated the Exhaust at Flipside Customs - http://www.flipsidecustoms.com. Rob will be fabricating a custom short runner intake manifold based off of the stock mk3 vr6 runners, which will be a major part of the fabrication, and hopefully bring the piping to a minimal.
      the Setup:
      3.0 Liter 8.5:1 Schimmel Vr6 - installed by Kelly Campbell (mkIIvr6)
      Garrett Gt35R Turbo
      Tial 38mm Wastegate
      Tial 50mm BOV
      ATP Manifold
      ATP 3" downpipe
      ATP oilpan and oil lines
      Spearco 29x10x3 FMIC
      Walbro 225hp inline fuel pump
      034EFI standalone
      650cc Injectors
      034EFI coils
      custom 3" Exhaust, completed
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2461155
      Clutchnet street fibre clutch - installed
      Autotech 6lb flywheel - installed
      Quaife Differential + bolt kit - installed
      Dieselgeek short shifter - installed
      some of the fun...

      the car its going into...

      anyways, the fun begins tonight. look back soon for photos.
      i hope to have this much like the exhaust write up. just be patient. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

      Modified by theflygtiguy at 8:59 PM 3-4-2007


      Modified by theflygtiguy at 9:00 PM 3-4-2007

    2. 02-27-2006 02:46 AM #2
      That car is hot, from the look of your list it should be putting down some noce numbers [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      02-27-2006 10:34 AM #3
      OH i'm excited
      2.0T+034efi+meth = 300+whp = Part out PM me for anything

    4. 02-27-2006 10:47 AM #4
      That car is sick.
      Gold BBS look really good on white, never knew. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      02-27-2006 10:54 AM #5
      Damn Mike, Killaman don't get a turbo plug? There's people here that get more plugs than hairclub for men j/k

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      02-27-2006 12:13 PM #6
      Quote, originally posted by killa &raquo;
      Damn Mike, Killaman don't get a turbo plug? There's people here that get more plugs than hairclub for men j/k

      sorry homie, it was a while ago...
      Turbo was bought from this guy ^^ Killa at a very very good price...
      thanks again man, i'm excited to see what it does.
      btw, do i need to plug the holes for the water lines? or can i just leave them open, because i know that it previously had water hooked up?
      i dont want to run water at the moment.


      Modified by theflygtiguy at 9:31 AM 2-27-2006

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      02-27-2006 12:22 PM #7
      water is not optional on gt_anything_r ball bearing

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      02-27-2006 12:31 PM #8
      Quote, originally posted by fast_a2_20v &raquo;
      water is not optional on gt_anything_r ball bearing

      what do you mean...i have to run water?

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      02-27-2006 12:50 PM #9
      yes, ball bearing turbos require the water cooling.

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      02-27-2006 02:18 PM #10
      so mike.
      after tuning you should be looking at roughly 220 whp? haha.
      ill be home next week if you need help with anything...
      like maybe a driver while you snap some rolling pics
      i cant wait till you turn joeys smile into a "oh **** i just got smashed by a dub!" [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      PM me with your Garrett Turbo and TiAL needs
      www.wideopentuning.com

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      02-27-2006 04:24 PM #11
      Quote, originally posted by fast_a2_20v &raquo;
      yes, ball bearing turbos require the water cooling.

      !@#! okay... we'll work it into the plans..

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      02-27-2006 04:25 PM #12
      Quote, originally posted by vr6freak &raquo;
      so mike.
      after tuning you should be looking at roughly 220 whp? haha.
      ill be home next week if you need help with anything...
      like maybe a driver while you snap some rolling pics

      keep dreaming... i have barely been driving it myself.
      i'll keep dreaming about keeping up with Joey too.... we'll see

    13. 02-27-2006 05:09 PM #13
      That pic just made my day.

    14. 02-27-2006 05:43 PM #14
      TICAL,

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      02-27-2006 09:37 PM #15
      Quote, originally posted by DrunkenMunkey &raquo;
      TICAL,

      ?

    16. 02-27-2006 09:44 PM #16
      Goodbye third gear.

      Nice setup!

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      02-27-2006 09:58 PM #17
      Quote, originally posted by xanthus &raquo;
      Goodbye third gear.

      Hello Quaife Dogbox

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      02-28-2006 02:38 AM #18
      The project has a good start...
      today the front end is being modified to fit the intercooler and piping, and Howard got a jump on installing the manifold, fitting the turbo and running some misc lines for oil.


      Some Misc parts laying around

      Howard at Work..

      I notice a few weeks back, that i have a head leak from the front side of the block (out of the head, not into)... i spoke to a few people about it, and we are going to loosen and tighten all of the head bolts tomorrow... hopefully this will stop the leak, or else i suppose i may be on the phone with Mr. Schimmel for some help.
      Photos of the head leak i have

      The Turbo

      Installing the manifold went very quickly

      Surprisingly, we have tons of room with the turbo... i guess i should have gotten a 40R



      more coming tomorrow on the intercooler! [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      I am just really hoping that the head leak doesn't turn into a big issue, i guess we will see... i only have 300 miles on this block, so its definitely not something i did, but i'm just crossing my fingers on this one.


      Modified by theflygtiguy at 11:55 PM 7-25-2006

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      02-28-2006 03:36 AM #19
      awesome pics man [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] looks like itll be a fun time when its done.
      if you want some free dyno time i can run you at the shop at school if youre ever in bellingham

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      02-28-2006 08:24 AM #20
      awesome car and a great write up.. Keep up the good work!

      Cheers

    21. 02-28-2006 08:45 AM #21
      [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

    22. 02-28-2006 09:20 AM #22
      Quote, originally posted by theflygtiguy &raquo;
      I notice a few weeks back, that i have a head leak from the front side of the block (out of the head, not into)... i spoke to a few people about it, and we are going to loosen and tighten all of the head bolts tomorrow... hopefully this will stop the leak, or else i suppose i may be on the phone with Mr. Schimmel for some help.

      ARP bolts I guess?
      Anyway, you would be better to change the head gasket now and look if the head isn't warped, then to do all the work later when everything will be bolted on. Especially when boosting.
      Nice setup [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

    23. 02-28-2006 09:40 AM #23
      isn't that a brand new 3.0l block, why is the HG already leaking on you? get that fixed before you go any further, this is what erks me about people, your putting thousands of dollars into that car don't skip on this or it will cost you 4x as much down the road.

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      02-28-2006 10:17 AM #24
      i dont know what i said to let you think that i am not taking this seriously, because i am taking this very seriously.
      i spoke to schimmel and a few other friends, and they all said that the arp bolts can stretch or loosen when the get hot after the first few startups. so i am going to re-torque the bolts, see if its good. if we have an issue, i will need to address it with schimmel. he has been very professional and very helpful so far, and i am more than confident that if would take care of me.
      so, dont worry about it, it is being taken care of!

    25. 02-28-2006 11:42 AM #25
      I wasn't trying to come off like I was yelling at you or anything, it was just an observation. I'm glad you are taking it seriously, most people would just overlook that to get the car together and boost it.

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