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    1. 08-15-2006 04:02 PM #1
      please if you have the time, show me some custom VRT options for the 12V, please list all parts included in the set-up. And also please explain your overall experience as what kind of WHP you have gained.

      Im looking to make around 350 WHP with my 12V VR6


    2. 08-15-2006 05:27 PM #2
      Ditto on that, 350 would be ideal. Seen a sweet setup by a guy who went to C2, but he's going nuts with the HP.

    3. 08-15-2006 06:29 PM #3
      forced induction forum FTW.

    4. 08-16-2006 12:52 PM #4
      Quote, originally posted by Balrok »
      Ditto on that, 350 would be ideal. Seen a sweet setup by a guy who went to C2, but he's going nuts with the HP.

      My parts list and pics are listed in my sig. I've since stepped up to 630cc injectors and Snow Performance Water/Alcohol Injection. I'm currently only running distilled water and it has helped control the engine from knocking. I usually run anywhere between 12 psi - 20 psi on the street but have pushed 27 psi (by accident)

      I would like to get the car back on the dyno and see what numbers can be produced with the WAI setup.


      Modified by tekstepvr6 at 11:58 AM 8-16-2006


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      08-16-2006 04:43 PM #5
      Quote, originally posted by tekstepvr6 »

      I would like to get the car back on the dyno and see what numbers can be produced with the WAI setup.

      I would like this as well.

      Hondas for DAYS...

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      08-15-2006 09:40 PM #6
      Check my archived post in FI forum

    7. 08-15-2006 11:09 PM #7
      I guess I'll whore it out first (I have ever since I went FI )

      The rundown:

      Garrett T04E 60-1 .70/.58 water-cooled housing
      ATP exhaust manifold
      C2 Stg II software w/ 4" MAF housing
      42lb (440cc) Bosch injectors
      MSD 8224 Coilpacks and 8.5mm wires
      EIP 9:1 headgasket spacer
      C2 Quickflow intake manifold
      Turbosmart Sleeper Series BOV
      TiAL 38mm Wastegate
      SPEC Stg 3 6 puck clutch
      Peloquin LSD
      3" ATP Downpipe
      3" turbo back w/out cat
      Dr Gas oval pipe tip
      Walrbo 255lph inline fuel pump
      Treadstone Bar & Plate intercooler
      ARP Head Studs and rod bolts
      VDO boost gauge and 42DD A-piller pod

      Cost was rougly $8,000 and some change for everything.

      It put down 367whp/370tq @ 18psi on a ridiculously hot day here in AR where, I'm sure, the ECU was pulling all the timing it could and it turns out I had a small boost leak on a charge pipe, too (didn't find out until the next day when it blew off, lol)

      Old nasty downpipe

      My next step after some VF engine mounts is the Snow Performance water/methanol injection to get the timing pull back to 0*. I've been running it on 15psi every day but I barely ever get into above 5psi. It's just balls-ridiculous how fast 15psi is on the street. A 4th gear pull on the highway is much tamer than a 2nd gear pull on the streets but the power is consistent all the way to redline. I'm currently looking for a large turbine housing because the .58 spools way too fast and I wanna save the tranny until I can put some cryo'd gears in sometime next year.


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      01-23-2007 01:04 AM #8
      Quote, originally posted by FMF »

      Cost was rougly $8,000 and some change for everything.

      It put down 367whp/370tq

      wow that just seems like ALOT of wasted money

      I guess I have just lost my love for VW. After owning an Evo now for about 8 months I just ain't looked back.

      A famous quote... "The 4g63; just look at it sideways and it will make more power." -SportCompactCar Magazine

      And oh how true this is


    9. 01-24-2007 01:41 AM #9
      Quote, originally posted by vw-jeff »
      wow that just seems like ALOT of wasted money

      I guess I have just lost my love for VW. After owning an Evo now for about 8 months I just ain't looked back.

      A famous quote... "The 4g63; just look at it sideways and it will make more power." -SportCompactCar Magazine

      And oh how true this is


      look at it sideways and it'll bust every week and leak every fluid known to man.....oh how true that is as well.......

      haha, that's not hate, thats me just selling my galant vr-4


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      02-27-2007 01:59 AM #11
      Quote, originally posted by vw-jeff »
      And oh how true this is

      You call 11.88@118mph a VW killer?Thats like a doberman with denture's.

      I give a to anyone trying to take the VW industry forward.


    12. 01-24-2007 01:22 AM #12
      Quote, originally posted by FMF »
      MSD 8224 Coilpacks and 8.5mm wires

      how do you run msd coils w/ out standalone?


    13. 02-27-2007 03:08 AM #13
      Quote, originally posted by dubious1 »

      how do you run msd coils w/ out standalone?

      Like this:

      VR6 Coil Pack Alternative

      and to the Evo owner: I'm sure my car is over 400whp now (we'll find out on the 10th : crosses fingers : ) and for maybe another $400 (bigger downpipe and water/meth). Look at it this way...you paid $30k for 300hp to start with; I paid less than that for 400whp when my car came stock w/ 164whp. I'm sure it's no small feat for an Evo to push 400hp, though, I just wouldn't want to be looking over the cylinders when it does

      Granted, someone dumping $8k in an Evo is going to get some sweet results I love those cars, I test drove an Evo VIII when they first came out and wanted one soooo bad but just couldn't afford the entry price.


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      01-17-2008 06:13 PM #14
      Quote, originally posted by WAGN LOL »
      I'm currently looking for a large turbine housing because the .58 spools way too fast and I wanna save the tranny until I can put some cryo'd gears in sometime next year.

      south bend clutch will cryo your entire gearset for 40 bucks...

      mk1 > mk2 > mk3 > (mk4 < mk5 < mk6) ... do we see a trend here?

    15. 01-18-2008 01:03 PM #15
      Keep this going .....My VrT pics up when i return from Iraq

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      Modified by Volkswagen2NR at 2:19 PM 1-20-2008



    18. 08-16-2006 12:13 PM #19
      nice setups

    19. 08-17-2006 02:10 AM #20
      bump. please show more. do all of the custom set ups have to eliminate the engine covers? i love the way they look!

    20. 08-17-2006 09:21 AM #21
      No...you can keep the cover

      Here is my old 16psi kit .

      with custom plenum


    21. 08-17-2006 11:01 AM #22
      ^^^^^what kind of manifold is that??? looks cool

    22. 08-17-2006 11:09 AM #23
      Everything is home made .


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      08-17-2006 07:45 PM #24
      T4 60-1,
      3inch stainless to borla 3inch in 3inch out and 3 1/2 inch tip,
      racecraft intake mani,
      #42 injectors,
      4 inch maf housing,
      c2 chip,
      dsr 256 cams,
      kenetics intercooler,
      peloquin lsd + rebuilt tranny,
      greddy type rs bov with recirculation kit,
      areomotive fpr,
      custom pipes + heat shield..



      Modified by High Body slc at 8:33 PM 8-17-2006
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    24. 08-17-2006 09:01 PM #25
      Here is my wip..

      Garrett GT3540R .82 A/R
      Kinetic Turbo Manifold
      20 Squared Tuning 3" downpipe
      3" Cat back to TT dual borla system. (soon to be updated to full 3" back)
      Custom wastegate reroute
      30# injectors, C2 30# software.
      Schimmel SRI

      7.5PSI non-intercooled. (Intercooler awaits in my living room.)

      Runs like a raped ape, very stable too.. Looking forward to higher boost pressures. I'm guestimating 220-230hp to the wheels right now, it's how the VR6 should have felt in stock form.

      Yes, I'm running a Kinetic manifold with a 4" intake and I still have my A/C system in the car. It's tight.. literally.





      Modified by xanthus at 5:09 PM 8-17-2006


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      09-26-2006 01:50 PM #26
      nice set ups cant wait till mine is done
      VF Stage 2 24v VR6 ------ Big Turbo .:R32 Swap in the making

    26. 09-26-2006 04:34 PM #27
      Built by Sleepers Performance in Hamden, CT. Tuned by Jeff Atwood.


    27. 09-26-2006 09:22 PM #28
      I like this thread.

      Nice ride Marc.


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      10-17-2006 11:02 PM #29
      [QUOTE=AlwaysInBoost]I like this thread.

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      me too

      2.0T+034efi+meth = 300+whp = Part out PM me for anything

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      10-17-2006 11:25 PM #30
      K04A1's vrt setup with a T66.


      Lower Level Customs

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      It's your car, your money and time for repairs and mods. Build and drive it to your liking.

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      10-23-2006 04:35 PM #31
      Quote, originally posted by FrostedDub »
      K04A1's vrt setup with a T66.


      Doesn't look like that anymore... She's getting cleaned up a bit now.


    31. 09-26-2006 09:25 PM #32
      I was inspired by your setup,

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      09-27-2006 11:02 AM #33
      Hey herbehop your setup looks sweet what kinds of coilpack is that? Looks like the buick grand national coil pack.

    33. 09-27-2006 01:44 PM #34
      I wish mine had that much bling. Do you have any track/dyno #'s from it. What does your system consist of?

    34. 09-27-2006 02:01 PM #35
      Quote, originally posted by mocas »
      Hey herbehop your setup looks sweet what kinds of coilpack is that? Looks like the buick grand national coil pack.

      It is, its the Accel one.

      Quote, originally posted by AlwaysInBoost »
      I wish mine had that much bling. Do you have any track/dyno #'s from it. What does your system consist of?

      no #s yet since it just got finished last thrusday.
      Main stuff...
      T4 60-1 P-trim ,non hifi, .81 a/r
      Tial 38mm WG
      ATM Manifold
      C2 Shortrunner
      Schimmel A/W Setup with a few modifications. (Hobbs switch and constant on switch, I can choose which to use from in the car)
      C2 8.5:1 headspacer
      630cc injectors
      Jeff Atwood Tune.
      Full 3" Exhaust

      thats the meat of it. bunch of other stuff too.



      Modified by herbehop at 1:38 PM 9-27-2006


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