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Audi A8 My Fiero by engine man
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Report this Post10-06-2012 06:29 AM Click Here to See the Profile for engine manClick Here to Email engine manSend a Private Message to engine manEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
For those who would like more power Audi made an S8 32 valve 340 HP and they have a S8 40 valve 360 hp @ 7000 rpm mate that to the fwd 6 speed 01e transmission
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its looking like and awesome project, good luck to you

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For those who would like more power Audi made an S8 32 valve 340 HP and they have a S8 40 valve 360 hp @ 7000 rpm mate that to the fwd 6 speed 01e transmission


Good luck finding those...
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the S8 40 valve isn't that hard to find just go to car-parts.com they are from about $1800 and up
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Report this Post10-08-2012 07:56 AM Click Here to See the Profile for engine manClick Here to Email engine manSend a Private Message to engine manEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I know 1 thing i am glad i picked this engine i have been watching some one put a LS engine in i don't know what he hasn't had to mod it looks like a pain in the a$$ . i might even put on a pair of turbos it looks like they will fit with out to much problem

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the S8 40 valve isn't that hard to find just go to car-parts.com they are from about $1800 and up


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link to car-parts .com search S8 engine in the USA for a 2003 http://www.car-part.com/

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I know how to use the site... just mildly surprised there were enough S8's imported that the prices are that low.

And it could be that they're reliable engines that never pop, which means prices are low because of low demand.

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yes i was surprised that they where so low priced for that engine also

picture of the 40 valve
its really not much to look at with the engine cover
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pictures are to try and show how much room i have for a pair of turbos i have a minimum of 9 inches between the back of the engine and the trunk . any 1 know what the outside diameter is of a Garrett GT25 300 HP model is ?

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Are you talking about the GT2560R? If so it looks like it would be under 8 inches.

http://www.turbobygarrett.c...R_466541_1_4_new.pdf

My friend uses one of those on his 3.4L Camaro, definitely a good turbo!
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not sure but i have found these on ebay they say GT25 but i think there knock offs since i don't see Garrett on the add
http://www.ebay.com/itm/160...id=p3984.m1423.l2649
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pictures are to try and show how much room i have for a pair of turbos i have a minimum of 9 inches between the back of the engine and the trunk . any 1 know what the outside diameter is of a Garrett GT25 300 HP model is ?
http://images.fieroforum.com/2012/SSCN1377.JPG
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How much clearance do you have to the sides of the engine?

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Will at the strut towers there is about 3 inches per side then it opens up more when you go forward of them . it looks to be really roomy especially where the trunk starts to narrow i think i can get it all in the space between the trunk and the engine that includes a water to air intercooler
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I’d be weary of those ebay turbos, they’ll work for a little while but with all the time and effort you will be putting in to installing them it hardly seems worth the risk. You may be better off with a name brand, maybe slightly used from a top seller. Ebay can be great for cheap intercoolers though, they may not be as good as some of the name brands but they have been proven useful in many applications.
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OK now that i know what the Exhaust A/R does for the turbo should i go with a smaller a/r and use a big waste gate to git rid of to much exhaust back pressure and will that work or should i use a larger a/r and not as big a waste gate
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Check out: http://www.turbobygarrett.c...bygarrett/webadviser , just click on "get advice" on the bottom of the page. You plug in a few numbers and it will recommend a range to turbos and the compressor map for each one recommended.
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thought i would show how the hub bearing looks on the knuckle and the axle angle with the knuckle and axle on the car . i need to get the hubs in a few weeks and drill them to the 5x100 lug nut pattern

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What are you doing for brakes? And why keep the 5x100 pattern?
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just stock 88 brakes and why keep the 5 x 100 because i have wheels for it and it's not that hard to drill the new hubs for the 5 x 100
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Does the axle hit the rear suspension mount at full extension? It looks pretty close.

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I don't have the strut on yet but i would say yes it will but the only time it should see full extension it is when on a lift you should not see any more then a few inches of suspension travel while driving but if i need to i can cut and weld the corner of the mount at an angel

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I put the strut in and the axle hits when there is about 1 inch of travel left
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thought i would show how the hub bearing looks on the knuckle and the axle angle with the knuckle and axle on the car . i need to get the hubs in a few weeks and drill them to the 5x100 lug nut pattern


There are VAG products that use the 5x100 pattern already (like the TT...). Can you use a hub from one of those cars so you don't have to redrill the Passit hub?

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Will i might be able to I just need to see what size bearing they use i am using a 82 mm bearing
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Wow, 5 days of no posting and this is already on page five.

A bump for updates if you have any.

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Been working trying to get more money for parts
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USAF. HUA! Great looking project I was planning something very similar but with the s4 twin turbo 6 and a tubular rear looks very good! I can't wait until its done
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$255 is definitely not a Garrett. That said it's $255! Buy 4! Ha, ok, maybe not. I would suggest you run the BoostAdvisor program to find what your engine needs for the power level you want. It's so easy nowadays to find the numbers so you can select the proper size turbo. No need to guess anymore.
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I have been on the Garrett site and the Ray hall turbo calculator site and have gotten some info for turbos but the project will be on hold for the winter unless i find some place to work on it as i only have the fair weather garage if you know what i mean
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Get it running non-turbo FIRST before you even think about turbo charging it.
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Great build maybe when I get some leave time I could check it out?
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Great build maybe when I get some leave time I could check it out?
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IVANNATINKLE come on by but i work allot now with my new job
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Awesome build man. Looks really sweet.
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Report this Post11-05-2012 10:48 AM Click Here to See the Profile for engine manClick Here to Email engine manSend a Private Message to engine manEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Thanks for the comment FieroJosh1993. well i see it is snowing out dam crap i want to get this car to be a roller but need to wait to next week to buy the parts so i forbid it to snow lol
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Any updates?
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Nothing really to update i have ordered parts so i can finish putting the rear suspension together if the weather isn't to bad
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well i got my hubs and the other hub bearing plus the toe link i needed now i have to have the hubs drilled to the 5 x 100 bolt pattern i am also waiting on a few bolts ordered through fastenall that will be in on Tuesday
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I went out and worked on the car today and put the rear suspension back together now i just need to take care of the hubs and rotors



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