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I want to get more power from my R32 just wondering which is the better way to go. Could i get a few posts on what sytems people have and if they have put it on a rolling road what HP and 0-60 there car produces.
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i would recommend you go to the Forced induction section and begin to read, and i would suggest reading up on this book,
 

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was there any need in that? i was simply asking for advice.
so why dont you get your head out of your arse and treat ppl how u wld like to be treated eh?

tosser.
 

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yeah that was a bit steep Skee!
 

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In all honesty I would save up for a turbo, I've had both and the HPA turbo kicks ass! The ECU has learnt and it's bloody smooth (it felt like lag to start with) and I would say it feels smoother than the sc. My mates thought I was mad changing from SC to turbo, they all loved the power delivery etc. Then I took them out in the turbo..... They ALL changed their minds!
I have one issue, but that's down to my software (they have released a new remap that cures it), it requires me to turn the key twice on a cold start, but it's not a major issue.
The only other issue I've had is where I installed a boost gauge, I ran the pipe down a hot line and it melted/cracked.... oops! So I was losing boost..... But I've sorted all that out and it really is trouble free. No need to tighten the belt, no slip etc. The turbo doesn't drain power from the car. It's not something I noticed when I had it, but the steering was heavier due to the charger running off the auxiliary belt, water pump etc. With the turbo it feels lighter and a lot more powerful! You can play around with the settings a bit more with the turbo, I have launch control and you can play with the boost! (not a lot but enough to feel it).
I am sticking it on the rollers soon, hopefully by mid Feb.
0-60 is in the mid 4's!
 

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lol u gotta see the funny side, com on wheres ur sense of humor?
 

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turbo requires alot of engine work tho doesnt it?

I wana boost my car to be able to just push past an M3 (stock ofc).

hate M3 drivers lol.
 

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All depends what power output you want really, and the amount of money you have to spend.

Not all turbos need engine work, some you dont need anything, some need spacer plates, and some you do pictons and rods :)
 

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what would be the best option turbo/supercharger for £4000?

and what sort of performance output could i expect?
 

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£4000, okay.

For turbo i would suggest the C2 kit here: https://www.c2motorsports.net/shop/p-135-2004-mkiv-r32.aspx
which is $7000, so around £3500 with the current exchange rate and gives 370 bhp.
But you will need to consider import tax and installation costs.

HPA is another optiuon but that kit is $9900, so around the £5k figure without import tax and installation, but does give 360bhp and the most reliable fi there is really, with lots of options for upgrades.http://www.hpamotorsport.com/turbos.htm

VF is a good option for superchanged fans which is $5200 which is £2700 with the current exchange rate and gives 320 bhp, but again doesnt account for import tax and installation. http://www.vf-engineering.com/index.php?v=/kit_vw_r32nonus.php

Storm developments are also doing a superchanger kit but this hasnt been released yet.
And VR6 Specialist used to do eip kits but with there own mapping, so im unsure whether they have any more kits now?

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Skee said:
i would recommend you go to the Forced induction section and begin to read, and i would suggest reading up on this book...
Mikeo986 said:
was there any need in that? i was simply asking for advice. so why dont you get your head out of your arse and treat ppl how u wld like to be treated eh? to$$er.
Skee, the patronising comments were completely uncalled for. Mikeo, whilst you were antagonised, please don't swear at another member.

Play nice guys. The above is best kept on VW Vortex.
 

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Thats a bit rude from Skee,
You can always use the red (Report Post button),lol.

Will he say "Sorry"
 

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na i will just take satisfaction in the fact hes a miserable (prolly old) guy ;)

sorry bout language but i think i did well because i had alot worse words running through my mind.

BTW thanks everyone for the post advice n info.

What is the difference between turbo and supercharged anyway? they both seem to be able to produce the same BHP.
 

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The C2 kit provides 320whp and if add a FMIC and head spacer you can get 400whp which is around 460-480bhp.
Turbo is ALWAYS faster, ALWAYS performs better, ALWAYS cheaper to fix\replace and always has more tunable options.
The S\C comes on with more linear power, whereas the turbo usually has a small amount of time to spool. With turbos this small though it will be spooled before 3k so that whole point is moot.

Turbo leaves more space in the bay and frankly I don't ever see a need for S\C a car unless it's a high liter big block where the turbo would create more power than you're wanting.

C2 stage 2 is 400whp and $8499 in US dollars.
Don't forget the install cost unless you're doing it all yourself.
 

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HPA/HGP don't do a kit which uses small conrods/pistons to reduce the compression do they? All their kits use that head gasket spacer? Does anyone know if the spacer causes problems with increased timing chain/increased head gasket failure chance?
 
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