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Discussion in 'Readers Rides (SEAT)' started by Legojon, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    So ye, I asked "excuse me good proprietor of this performance garage, how much would one pay for 1xforged engine?". The reply was "depends... how much of the engine do you want forging?".

    I have to admit, I hadn't really prepared myself to answer that. And I still don't really know. I passed out, but I think I was quoted £2500 for wosner pistons, zrp conrods, some arp bolts and obviously the actual rebuilding of the engine. I assume that included some cleaning / tidying of cylinder walls, etc. At that point I didn't dare ax how much to uprate the valves as well.
     
  2. theoldboy

    theoldboy Modified is best

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    And if its anything like the MK1 Forge motors you will not get much of a guarantee.
     
  3. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    I don't think at Stage 3 anything gets much of a warranty. :D
     
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  4. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    Dark day today... had to have my coilover's... raised!! Well, technically I didn't. But this didn't seem good:
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    So now sitting on stilts:
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  5. Yellow fr

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    Lol it still looks lower than mine especially my back end


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  6. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    I'm worried about exposing my back end! Trouble is... it actually now handles much better and more comfortable over bumps... I'm thinking do I go up another 10mm and see how I feel... :think:
     
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  7. theoldboy

    theoldboy Modified is best

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    Yes, keep changing till you find what is right for you
     
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  8. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    Didn't you end up raising yours too (for handling)?
     
  9. theoldboy

    theoldboy Modified is best

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    Yes raised but not for handling but rubbing tyres.
     
  10. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    Maybe we're just more sensible in our ole age. This was in the garage whilst I was having mine done:
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    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    Me just in the driveway with the breaker bar after the garage rattle gunned my wheels back on!
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  12. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    So, I think this may be the last blast out before SL1 hibernates for the winter. With the help of @Jimbobcook and google street view, I picked a parking space in Aberyswith.
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    Of course, I then had to make sure I could see it from any part of town.
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    With that out the way, I could enjoy some shopping.
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    Also managed to spot the first BMW I think I've seen with the new lane change lights.


    And of course, home after covering 240 miles, most of it winding national speed limit roads. The only thing to do was leave the engine running for 5 mins with the bonnet open to let the turbo cool. @theoldboy ;)
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    theoldboy Modified is best

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    ha ha at least some of us look after our Turbo's
     
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  14. Jimbobcook

    Jimbobcook MK2 Cupra R Stock+
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    Haha I do this as well, the wife thinks i'm a little nuts...

    That picture of the car from 15 miles away made me laugh but good work!

    Did you get the calendar? Also not sure the new lane changing lights make much difference on the BMW front... Thought was there maybe?
     
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  15. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    I had to pay 20p to use the telescope to check on it!

    Unfortunately not... wish I had of now. But bought a sheep magnet instead:
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    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    This is my car from the other side of town:
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    Jimbobcook MK2 Cupra R Stock+
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    What does the Mrs think to the Sheep thing going on haha
     
  18. Jimbobcook

    Jimbobcook MK2 Cupra R Stock+
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    The funny thing is i'm actually enlarging the picture to make your circle is in the right place haha
     
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  19. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    She was looking at some salt n pepper pots. I don't need to trouble her with it. I can quit any time I like. I can.

    :lol:. Can you make it out behind the grass? Luckily I had a silver VW golf park next to me (at the correct spacing) for the entire day.
     
  20. theoldboy

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    Have you thought about some sheepskin seat covers to protect your seats.
     

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