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    1. Member 1.8t67's Avatar
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      04-19-2010 08:37 PM #1
      i figured i would finish up my build here in this thread. Most of the guys who have been around for a while know what i have been building. this build has been going on for a while now, and is just about finished up.

      i started out like 99% of you guys. did some basic mods to the oem turbo, and upgraded the k03 to a 50trim t3/t4. went through the headaches of having a custom tune, and enjoyed the car as much as possible for the season. i had built a completely custom system. unfotunately, i was naive then, and had the wrong people involved in helping me make the most of my car. i started talking with other companies, and got my wheels spinning. i decided, i wanted power. but more importantly, i wanted a number. a single digit number. there were alot of things i wanted in this build which haven't been done before. when i say alot, i mean ALOT. i didn't want a cookie cutter set-up. i wanted simplicity, ease of working on, and something that would make people lean forward at.

      there are alot of small details i've done to help with simplicity, or increase functionality, that i'm sure i'm missing. this build has been a blast. most of all, this car was built to still be driven on the street and be a sleeper. when i say sleeper, i mean SLEEPER. there has been around 450lbs removed from the car, yet it still looks like a street car inside. there are so many custom parts in this build it makes my head hurt. i have engineered, helped engineer so many parts...ugh. but the end result is exactly as i pictured. vision to reality. all of this takes time. there have been many of changes to the car. we may have engineered a part, and made multiple changes to it before i was satisfied. well, the time has come that i think i'm satisfied. haha.

      before i get on with the pictures, and build details, i need to thank the people who have helped me, and have been tortured through out the years of this build. if you want a powerful, reliable, fast car...these are the people to get up with. the companies listed below are the same names you see on alot of builds. there is a reason. they listen, and help you achieve. i cannot thank these guys enough. i will be putting together a race schedule with the companies below, look for that soon.

      paul calado@boostfactory "killa" on the tex
      arnold lee@pagparts "al@pagparts" on the tex
      kevin black@lugnuts tuning "lugnuts" on the tex
      bob quindazzi@qedpower "bobq"on the tex
      ron shearer@shearer fabrications
      brad campbell@brewspeed
      ed woolsey@forcefed "ed@forcefed" on the tex

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      2002 VW GTI

      Engine:
      1.8t, 06A engine block
      83.5mm bore (1.9t now)
      pauter rods
      wiseco pistons 9.5:1 c/r
      polished crank
      AEB 60-2 trigger wheel
      steel tool pin t-belt cog
      ARP main studs
      ARP rod bolts
      ARP head bolts
      AEB head, ported and polished
      supertech 1mm O/S inconel exhaust valves, single groove keepers
      oem intake valves
      cat gold springs
      roston titanium retainers
      cat billet cams
      cat cam pulley
      ross machine racing intake manifold
      obdI vr6 tb
      calico coated main bearings
      calico coated acl +.001" rod bearings
      brewspeed billet motor mounts

      Turbo system:
      custom PTE t67 dbb, .68/t4/ptrim
      shearer fabrications custom t4 manifold
      shearer fabrications downpipe
      shearer fabrications charge piping
      PTE 750 intercooler
      tial 44mm wastegate
      tial 50mm bov
      ffe catch can

      Engine Management/Boost control/Monitoring:
      autronic sm4 ecu
      lugnuts tuning race harness
      mac boost solenoid
      ptc nylon tubing/fittings
      vss input for boost ramping
      stewart warner maximum performance 0-10k rpm tach
      stewart warner maximum performance -30/40psi boost gauge
      aem wideband

      Fueling:
      10 gallon aluminum fuel cell
      twin bosch 044 fuel pumps
      -8 feed to pumps, blend into a "Y" block to a single -10
      -10 fuel rail
      aeromotive fpr
      -8 return
      injector dynamics 1000cc injectors

      Engine/Oil cooling:
      cxracing aluminum honda civic 1/2 rad
      custom head flange with -16 AN return fitting
      custom t-stat flange with -16 AN inlet fitting
      b&m racing oil cooler
      mocal non thermostatical oil filter housing adaptor

      Transmission/Clutch:
      oem oj2 trans
      clutch masters fx700 twin disc clutch
      oem axles

      feel free to ask any questions while i keep this thread updated.

      the car,

      the build,





      parts pile building up,























      Modified by 1.8t67 at 9:47 AM 4-21-2010

      67mm sfwd mk4 build
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      INA will send the terrorist after you.

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      04-19-2010 08:41 PM #2
      its gonna be a beast
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      04-19-2010 08:58 PM #3
      a lot of 67mm turbos this summer.

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      04-19-2010 09:01 PM #4
      Yup i just let go in my pants

      nice build. Im trying to get my set of mounts from him.


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      04-19-2010 10:12 PM #5
      that poor o2j doesnt stand a chance.
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      04-19-2010 10:16 PM #6
      Looks dope man!!!

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      04-19-2010 10:17 PM #7
      no it doesn't, but i'm not upgrading the box until next winter. for now, i'm done putting money into the car.
      67mm sfwd mk4 build
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      INA will send the terrorist after you.

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      04-19-2010 10:22 PM #8
      Quote, originally posted by zerb »
      that poor o2j doesnt stand a chance.

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    9. 04-19-2010 10:47 PM #9
      Nice build! All those goodies and you still running an open diff?
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      04-19-2010 10:48 PM #10
      sexy mounts. where?
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      04-19-2010 10:50 PM #11
      Quote, originally posted by EF9Si »
      Nice build! All those goodies and you still running an open diff?


      yup. a diff will be thrown in before the first track day.

      67mm sfwd mk4 build
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      04-19-2010 10:51 PM #12
      niiiice.....waitin to see what you had up your sleeve. Lookin good thus far.....u takin that thing on the street at all?
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    13. 04-19-2010 11:08 PM #13
      Jason, you crazy. Even from behind its intimidating with the dual pumps poking out

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      04-19-2010 11:10 PM #14
      v84lnch?
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      04-19-2010 11:14 PM #15
      i really like what you have done here
      its not all about baggs and body work
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      04-19-2010 11:15 PM #16
      you sold me my first turbo kit

      It's about time this thing get goin


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      04-19-2010 11:17 PM #17
      Glad to see you posted this over here too

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      04-19-2010 11:21 PM #18
      Quote, originally posted by dubinsincuwereindiapers »
      Glad to see you posted this over here too


      whereelse you readin? audizine?

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      04-19-2010 11:28 PM #19
      Quote, originally posted by VW1990CORRADO »
      v84lnch?

      67mm sfwd mk4 build
      kevlar
      gates timing belt # T306RB
      INA will send the terrorist after you.

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      04-19-2010 11:31 PM #20
      Quote, originally posted by dj givv »


      whereelse you readin? audizine?

      I can't divulge that info... Not the zine

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      04-19-2010 11:33 PM #21
      Quote, originally posted by dj givv »


      whereelse you readin? audizine?

      vwsport. been posting about this build for 2 years? lol.
      cincy, it's tucked up a bit more now. i think maybe next year i'll pull the cell and shoot it in black, and do black fittings/lines to the pumps. hide them a bit.

      67mm sfwd mk4 build
      kevlar
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      INA will send the terrorist after you.

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      04-20-2010 12:46 AM #22
      so you are running solid cams.... what shims? and who set it up?

      and why OS exhaust and not OS intakes? when i set mine up, Bob told me OS ex would not net me anything gain-wise, and to just stick with OS intakes only.... i realize you changed the ex valves cuz they suck, just wondering why not stock size is all.

      and you arent worried about the stock intake valves not keeping up with the rest of the setup (IE: triple groovers versus single groover)???


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      04-20-2010 04:53 AM #23
      I think the exposed fuel pumps setup might give away the sleeper look Ever think about switching to steel braided lines for the pumps? Looking good man

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      04-20-2010 07:40 AM #24
      Quote, originally posted by Dick_Head »
      so you are running solid cams.... what shims? and who set it up?

      yes, solid lifter profile cams. i decided to try something different. our hydro lifters are really nice units, so i went back and forth with bob, and we both felt these cams would be ok on hydro lifters. only plan on spinning to 9500-9700. this is one of those things that we decided to try out. if it works, this will open up our selection of cams. if it doesn't....well, lol. my machine shop assembled the head, minus the cams/lifters. bob timed the cams in.

      and why OS exhaust and not OS intakes? when i set mine up, Bob told me OS ex would not net me anything gain-wise, and to just stick with OS intakes only.... i realize you changed the ex valves cuz they suck, just wondering why not stock size is all.

      i went with OS exhaust valves to try and move the exhausted air quicker than oem sized. i have a large turbo to light off, so anything to help me extend the powerband, is what we looked for. while i agree using OS intakes would prolly net more power, the cams i choose will allow for plenty of air to come into the cylinder.

      and you arent worried about the stock intake valves not keeping up with the rest of the setup (IE: triple groovers versus single groover)???

      nah, i'm confident the oem intakes will keep up. this is something else that will be swapped out after this season. the intakes don't require nearly the seat pressure the exhaust valves do, so keeping the triple grove keepers wasn't a concern. now i have seen the single grove keepers pull WAY down inside the retainers, because of the incresed seat pressure.

      67mm sfwd mk4 build
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      INA will send the terrorist after you.

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    25. 04-20-2010 09:24 AM #25
      Quote, originally posted by 1.8t67 »


      yup. a diff will be thrown in before the first track day.

      Awesome!
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    26. 04-20-2010 09:25 AM #26
      Quote, originally posted by cincyTT »
      Jason, you crazy. Even from behind its intimidating with the dual pumps poking out
      Looks like those beastly domestic drag cars roaming around here! Bad ass!
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    27. 04-20-2010 09:33 AM #27
      which cams you use?

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      04-20-2010 09:36 AM #28

      SHWING!!!


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      04-20-2010 06:55 PM #29
      Hope you cleaned that deck surface again before putting it together.

      The force rust exerts is pretty impressive as it spreads.


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      Build looks awesome jason, can't wait to see this beast run.
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      04-20-2010 08:29 PM #31
      Quote, originally posted by gdoggmoney »
      Hope you cleaned that deck surface again before putting it together.

      The force rust exerts is pretty impressive as it spreads.

      if any rust comes flying through the engine off the deck, i've got more to worry about than flying rust...............thanks for the input. i've only built about 12 of these engines. think i'm getting pretty good at it.

      Quote, originally posted by O2VW1.8T »
      Build looks awesome jason, can't wait to see this beast run.

      thanks pete.

      ordering my injectors here in a bit. got a ton of wiring wrapped up today. just gotta plug things into relays and the sm4. wiring should be wrapped up tomorrow. i had to pin out my power windows. lol. but, i also powered everything, and good thing i did. only one brake light was coming on. fixed.

      67mm sfwd mk4 build
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      04-20-2010 10:13 PM #32
      Quote, originally posted by 1.8t67 »

      if any rust comes flying through the engine off the deck, i've got more to worry about than flying rust...............thanks for the input. i've only built about 12 of these engines. think i'm getting pretty good at it.

      It is what it is.

      I'm not trying to harsh your mellow here, but realize that rust is not going to fly off, it is going to exert force where it should not be.........

      Just think about it for a while. It may sink in.


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      04-20-2010 10:16 PM #33
      Quote, originally posted by gdoggmoney »

      It is what it is.

      I'm not trying to harsh your mellow here, but realize that rust is not going to fly off, it is going to exert force where it should not be.........

      Just think about it for a while. It may sink in.

      right.......well, i'm fairly certain that the deck was clean when i assembled this engine. but if it makes you feel better, you can paypal me $100 for a new head gasket, and i'll take clean pics for you.

      67mm sfwd mk4 build
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      INA will send the terrorist after you.

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      04-21-2010 12:44 AM #34
      so, solid profile cams (1003775 BTW for you who asked) and hydro lifters....

      hmmmm. oh well, i hope it works for you.... i already had the solid lifters so i used them.

      you know i am hoping you get it done in a big old bad fashion


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