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    1. Member Rumpelstilzchen's Avatar
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      10-05-2012 07:45 PM #1
      Hey everyone this build has been going on for sometime, what was supposed to be a simple drop in rod build with the minimum has snowballed into what you see before you

      the turbo kit finally arrived last week with some other things and the machine shop has the majority of everything at the moment and should be getting everything back in a little.

      I want to thank my friend pat for his help/guidance and overall direction of this build.

      here is the list of everything:


      Mods:
      42dd pillar gauge pods
      Zeitronix boost gauge
      Zeitronix Wideband
      Zeitronix egt
      Zeitronix oil pressure gauge
      Zeitronix DashDAQ
      Pagparts SS Vbanded turbo kit
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      Tial MVS 38mm wastegate
      Pagparts downpipe
      Race catalytic converter
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      pagparts 72ar housing
      pagparts new 71bb billet wheel
      Pagparts FMIC routed for SEM manifold
      Tial Q 50mm BOV
      Milltek 2.5 catback
      FSI forged crank
      Oil pump gear for crank
      JE 9.5:1 83.5mm stroker pistons
      IE rifledrilled connecting rods
      Calico rod bearings
      Calico main bearings
      New thrust bearings
      New cam chain
      New cam chain tensioner
      New oil pump
      New oil pump chain
      New oil pump chain tensioner
      Gates racing timing belt
      IE manual timing tensioner kit
      Full supertech valvetrain:
      Inconel single groove intake valves
      Single groove exhaust valves
      Spring/Titanium retainer set
      valve guides
      New OEM lifters
      SEM bigport intake manifold
      034 motorsports phenolic spacer
      75mm throttle body
      INA throttle body adapter plate
      Gruven parts billet dipstick and funnel
      Quaife LSD with install kit
      Clutchmasters fx400 6puck with steel flywheel
      Radium catchcan
      Unitronic or Eurodyne software
      Id 1000cc @4bar injectors
      83.5mm overbore gasket
      Bosch 044 fuel pump
      IE surge tank
      Fluidampr crank pulley
      ARP crank bolt
      ARP hardware throughout
      Autotech polished fuel rail
      Elring gasket kit
      New front/rear seals
      BFI assembled motor mounts and dogbone mount
      IE dowel kit
      IE IECVA3 intake cam
      USP steel shift forks
      FFE positive engagement shifter bushings
      Genesis under hood fuel pump wiring harness
      Driveshaft shop axles
      42dd shifter bushings



      I do not have pictures of everything, and I'm sure I forgot some parts in the list oh well

      On to some pictures!!

















































      Any questions I'll try to answer the best that I can, and any guidance or help along the way will be greatly appreciated!!
      Last edited by Rumpelstilzchen; 05-13-2014 at 01:57 PM.

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      10-05-2012 08:09 PM #2
      Looks like an amazing build, and really nice looking car man. Will be following this.
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      10-05-2012 09:28 PM #3
      on the 83.5 bore.

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      10-05-2012 10:28 PM #5
      No ****ing around with a parts list like that

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      Quote Originally Posted by doug@frankenturbo.com View Post
      removal of the FrankenTurbo's actuator and replacement with a third-party's hardware voids the turbocharger's 2-year "warranty" [sic]

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      10-05-2012 11:05 PM #7
      It seem like you copied wish list...

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      10-05-2012 11:39 PM #8
      just like tom said to me , "blowing money fast!"

      great choice on parts all round pal

      its going to turn out real nice
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      10-05-2012 11:54 PM #9
      More clutch info please! As for entire project:



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    10. 10-06-2012 12:17 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by All_Euro View Post
      on the 83.5 bore.
      Holy****... i had to read that twice....

      Someone is confident on German metal enough to go with paper thin cyl walls... Good on ya
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      10-06-2012 12:34 AM #11
      love my fx400

      make sure to do a good thorough break in on everything. i did motor build, diff, clutch, etc all at once. very specific break in procedure and it was perfect.

      happy building

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      10-06-2012 12:41 AM #12
      I love builds
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    13. 10-06-2012 05:22 PM #13
      I need this in a B5 Avant! Definitely going with Arnold for an Audi build once my GTI is sold or parted out.

      Looking forward to seeing updates on how that turbo does.
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      10-06-2012 10:13 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by Weehe View Post
      Looks like an amazing build, and really nice looking car man. Will be following this.
      I appreciate that, it has been a lot of work

      Quote Originally Posted by All_Euro View Post
      on the 83.5 bore.


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      Quote Originally Posted by Dave926 View Post
      No ****ing around with a parts list like that
      , I have tried to think of everything

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      Quote Originally Posted by DUBBED-OUT View Post
      It seem like you copied wish list...

      NICEEE!
      Thank you

      Quote Originally Posted by David_Tedder View Post
      just like tom said to me , "blowing money fast!"

      great choice on parts all round pal

      its going to turn out real nice
      yeah I definately broke my initial budget, hopefully the outcome is amazing

      Quote Originally Posted by l88m22vette View Post
      More clutch info please! As for entire project:



      great pic, honestly I have never had an fx400, I purchased it after research and reading reviews...I will write a review after the break in and let you know how it goes

      Quote Originally Posted by AmIdYfReAk View Post
      Holy****... i had to read that twice....

      Someone is confident on German metal enough to go with paper thin cyl walls... Good on ya
      hopefully that desicion does not come back to haunt me

      Quote Originally Posted by Vegeta Gti View Post
      love my fx400

      make sure to do a good thorough break in on everything. i did motor build, diff, clutch, etc all at once. very specific break in procedure and it was perfect.

      happy building

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      actually if you do not mind giving me a little info on this I would appreciate it, I am aware of normal break in procedures, but figured adding my dif and clutch break in into the mix at the same time complicates the process

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      Quote Originally Posted by screwball View Post
      I need this in a B5 Avant! Definitely going with Arnold for an Audi build once my GTI is sold or parted out.

      Looking forward to seeing updates on how that turbo does.
      I am more than pleased with the quality of the parts I recieved from him and am very excited to see how his new billet wheel performs

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      10-06-2012 10:22 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by Rumpelstilzchen View Post
      honestly I have never had an fx400, I purchased it after research and reading reviews...I will write a review after the break in and let you know how it goes
      Did you get the street version? I have a local guy running a GTX3071R on it with my tune and 30psi and it works great. It actually feels very stock like, too. I love it.
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      Quote Originally Posted by doug@frankenturbo.com View Post
      removal of the FrankenTurbo's actuator and replacement with a third-party's hardware voids the turbocharger's 2-year "warranty" [sic]

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      10-07-2012 07:42 AM #16
      I have FX400 6 puck as well and honestly can't fail it. Couldn't be happier
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      10-07-2012 12:19 PM #17
      Nice build...can't wait to see the outcome.
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      10-09-2012 08:03 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo@GonzoTuning View Post
      Did you get the street version? I have a local guy running a GTX3071R on it with my tune and 30psi and it works great. It actually feels very stock like, too. I love it.
      30psi! that has got to be a fun car, that is what i had been reading that it should have a somewhat stock feel...Iam assuming when you ask street version you mean 6 or 4 puck, so I would say yes I have the street version with the 6 puck

      Quote Originally Posted by Gulfstream View Post
      I have FX400 6 puck as well and honestly can't fail it. Couldn't be happier
      that is good to hear, I had been reading a bunch of the reviews and that was the general theme thanks for the added input it is added peace of mind

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      10-12-2012 08:59 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Rumpelstilzchen View Post
      30psi! that has got to be a fun car, that is what i had been reading that it should have a somewhat stock feel...Iam assuming when you ask street version you mean 6 or 4 puck, so I would say yes I have the street version with the 6 puck
      Yes its the 6 puck version. Its really great.
      Its a fun turbo but you outgrow it quick (depending on who you talk to).
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      Quote Originally Posted by doug@frankenturbo.com View Post
      removal of the FrankenTurbo's actuator and replacement with a third-party's hardware voids the turbocharger's 2-year "warranty" [sic]

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      10-13-2012 02:35 AM #20
      Pretty close to my build, except I have the .72 GTX3076... Check it out in my link...

      And I love driving that FX400 in my 20th
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      10-15-2012 12:25 AM #21
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      10-28-2012 12:54 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo@GonzoTuning View Post
      Yes its the 6 puck version. Its really great.
      Its a fun turbo but you outgrow it quick (depending on who you talk to).
      outgrow!? hopefully that does not happen to me, at least for awhile

      Quote Originally Posted by 87vr6 View Post
      Pretty close to my build, except I have the .72 GTX3076... Check it out in my link...

      And I love driving that FX400 in my 20th
      haha, that is awesome, they are very similar except a few things...although that pallet that you had shipped in makes a huge difference between the two

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      Got my big port phenolic spacer as well as the tb adapter plate thanks to INA





      also received my 42dd pillar pod



      and my aem gauge


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      10-28-2012 04:39 AM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by Rumpelstilzchen View Post
      haha, that is awesome, they are very similar except a few things...although that pallet that you had shipped in makes a huge difference between the two
      Yes it does, doesn't it?? Well, there, it's a very welcome difference. Looking forward to seeing yours progress.
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    24. 10-28-2012 04:47 AM #24
      I'm wondering why your Manifold has my last name on it? ROFL

      interestingly enough I just got my 72ar GT3071r and new head on and in my car, buttoning everything up tomorrow then doing some PVC mock up for my new hot side piping then I'll be ordering up some pipe bends and couplers to finally get this damn thing running!

      Looks good so far! Very interested to see how the billet wheel works with the 72 ar! I unfortunately just got a regular wheel as I couldn't spring for both the 72ar and the wheel

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      10-29-2012 10:08 AM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by 87vr6 View Post
      Yes it does, doesn't it?? Well, there, it's a very welcome difference. Looking forward to seeing yours progress.
      Yes, and I shall be looking forward to your conversion

      Quote Originally Posted by Cryser View Post
      I'm wondering why your Manifold has my last name on it? ROFL

      interestingly enough I just got my 72ar GT3071r and new head on and in my car, buttoning everything up tomorrow then doing some PVC mock up for my new hot side piping then I'll be ordering up some pipe bends and couplers to finally get this damn thing running!

      Looks good so far! Very interested to see how the billet wheel works with the 72 ar! I unfortunately just got a regular wheel as I couldn't spring for both the 72ar and the wheel
      I coud not find a build thread on your setup...what are your specs? as for the manifold I have no idea, I guess I stole your manifold

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