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    Thread: The Archive: Neuspeed Corrado G60

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      09-02-2008 10:11 PM #2
      Good little bit of history! Wow the technology on those mods are so inferior compared to the kinds of things companies do to cars today. I was reading an article about a Brembo brake kit for an evo that used staggered piston sizes along the 6 pistons in the front. Using smaller pistons on the leading edge, and larger pistons on the trailing edge gives the brake pad more even pressure.
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    3. 09-02-2008 10:17 PM #3
      Wow - Am I wrong in assuming the 0-60s are really high both stock (8.9) and modified (7.4)? I'm sure there will be a million fan-boys on my side here, but I guess I can handle it.

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      09-02-2008 10:25 PM #4
      I can not believe they charged $33k for a G60 Corrado and people paid it.
      10 years later when I bought one for $3500 I still felt like it was too much.

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      09-02-2008 10:27 PM #5
      Quote, originally posted by InfraRedline »
      Wow - Am I wrong in assuming the 0-60s are really high both stock (8.9) and modified (7.4)? I'm sure there will be a million fan-boys on my side here, but I guess I can handle it.

      From what I recall those times are pretty accurate.

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      09-02-2008 10:27 PM #6
      man, that article brings back memories!
      gives me all kinds of ideas for the new toy.
      8.9 seconds seems kinds slow, journalist is probably a bad shifter, seat of the pants feels like it under 8 seconds.
      my '84 944 was 8.3 seconds, so feels quicker than that was.
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      i thought corrado weight was between 2500-2600, neuspeed added that much or what?
      love those seats! [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]



      Modified by andlf at 7:32 PM 9-2-2008
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      09-02-2008 10:29 PM #7
      Quote, originally posted by BltByKrmn »
      I can not believe they charged $33k for a G60 Corrado and people paid it.

      Nobody paid that much. That's what it would cost if you wanted all of those upgrades on your own Corrado. It was a showcase car used by Neuspeed to show off all of the Corrado upgrades they provided.

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      09-02-2008 10:38 PM #8
      i have some of their technology!


      but what really hurts the corrado's 0-60 is the inability to reach 60 in second gear!



      Modified by andlf at 8:10 PM 9-2-2008
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      09-02-2008 10:40 PM #9
      Quote, originally posted by MEIN_VW »
      Nobody paid that much. That's what it would cost if you wanted all of those upgrades on your own Corrado. It was a showcase car used by Neuspeed to show off all of the Corrado upgrades they provided.

      My apologies, I only glanced and I thought it was $33k + $15k but I stand corrected.

    10. 09-02-2008 11:28 PM #10
      I wonder how much quicker the supercharger dies by putting a smaller pully on it, and spinning it within an inch of its life.

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      09-02-2008 11:34 PM #11
      Did I read that correctly--the rear track is an entire 8.5" narrower than in the front?
      I, too, would like to know about the super charger's durability with the smaller pulley.

    12. 09-02-2008 11:34 PM #12
      why did they put 11" vented rotors on the back as well? did they transplant units from another rado?
      wouldnt that upset the braking bias a bit?
      orrrrrrr.... is it a misprint?

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      09-02-2008 11:37 PM #13
      Quote, originally posted by J3ohno2.0 »
      why did they put 11" vented rotors on the back as well? did they transplant units from another rado?
      wouldnt that upset the braking bias a bit?
      orrrrrrr.... is it a misprint?

      It did upset the bias. The braking distances were longer than a stock Corrado because the rears kept locking up before the fronts could do any braking.

    14. 09-02-2008 11:39 PM #14
      take off the body kit and those old momos and id rock it

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      09-02-2008 11:43 PM #15
      man i bet that would have been a fun car to drive back in the day. Who cares if it was a tad slow, thats some euro muscle right there.
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      09-02-2008 11:50 PM #16
      Quote, originally posted by Jettavr666 »
      I wonder how much quicker the supercharger dies by putting a smaller pully on it, and spinning it within an inch of its life.

      G-ladders died because of improper maintenance more often than not, it wasn't as much a hardware issue. The cog belt should have been changed every 10k miles, VW's suggestion wasn't even close to that.

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      09-03-2008 12:20 AM #17
      jesus christ, 10k miles for the cog belts?
      what about the interior seals? we always had those going on us

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      09-03-2008 12:24 AM #18
      Quote, originally posted by Chapel »
      jesus christ, 10k miles for the cog belts?

      The belt is cheap and easy to replace, I'd rather be safe than sorry.
      Someone used to make a upgraded belt, I used one of those.

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      09-03-2008 01:42 AM #19
      i love the old school momos. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
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      09-03-2008 01:49 AM #20
      no matter what, this car will always be one of my favorite cars of all time. i still snap my neck if i see one on the road.

    21. 09-03-2008 02:58 AM #21
      Quote, originally posted by Jettavr666 »
      I wonder how much quicker the supercharger dies by putting a smaller pully on it, and spinning it within an inch of its life.

      I was thinking the same thing... Actually I wonder how long this car lasted before Neumann...
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      09-03-2008 08:39 AM #22
      thanx for the post! [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      cool cutaway!

      link says slc, but its a g60.
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      09-03-2008 08:48 AM #23
      The G60 had 4 wheel disc brakes, not rear drums stock as this article states.
      I'm feeling old because I experienced the G60 vs SLC crusades 1st hand.

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      09-03-2008 08:51 AM #24
      Quote, originally posted by andlf »
      cool cutaway!

      Did someone say "cutaway"?
      VWvortex is working on updating its photo galleries with a lot of help from the mother company. This was in the mix. There's an extremely high-res version that I have, which is too large (31MB!) to attach.

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      09-03-2008 10:39 AM #25
      that one is way better! [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      ...and the charger!



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