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Re: polo 1.4tdi, project low and really very slow
« Reply #10 on: 30 May 2012, 23:02 »
progress so far is fronts are done, and back will be done tomorrow hopefully  :grin:

small problem is that now my engine management light and abs light are on, i think the engine management is where i had to unplug and move some stuff to get to the strut housing, hopefully a good clean out tomorrow will sort that!

the abs light though i think could be where i accidentally hit one of the wires when knocking the original strut out of the housing on the hub, so may need to strip that and splice in a fresh bit of wire  :undecided:

hopefully should be able to get it sorted, cba with a garage bill  :rolleyes:

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Re: polo 1.4tdi, project low and really very slow
« Reply #11 on: 31 May 2012, 14:35 »
sorted the engine management light, took everything apart again and got the compressor to blow all the crap out!

abs light is still on but meh might take it to the garage next week sometime if i cba aha

backs are now on too sits alright atm, should sit better and lower once it's settled a bit   :smiley:

obviously it's wound all the way down all round   :cool:

here's a picture of it freshly done  :smiley:



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Re: polo 1.4tdi, project low and really very slow
« Reply #12 on: 31 May 2012, 22:03 »
Looks so much better :afro:
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Re: polo 1.4tdi, project low and really very slow
« Reply #13 on: 31 May 2012, 22:11 »
so as above i decided on a 1.4tdi polo as it was in my price range and was cheap to insure and run and it obviously had to be a vdub, was a real head over heart buy! my bank balance had had enough of running my mk2 golf gti as a daily averaging about 30mpg :)

however saying that i can't be running a daily that doesn't look half decent  :grin: so the first thing i did was to colour code the awful front and rear valance, and all the bump strips and door handles







here she is all colour coded and cleaned up, i think it's a serious improvement over standard



i have also got hold of some bora sport alloys for the princely sum of £55  :grin: i have refurbed them in bmw sparkling graphite and have been fitted with new vw centres, i have also got a set of 165/50/16s ready to go on for a bit of stretch (about as much as you're gonna get on a 6.5j rim aha)

fillered and primered



end result :cool:



got some pressed plates and 100w bulbs on order atm and then i'll be selling the original wheels to fund some coilys and then she will be spaced out for a proper decent stance :grin:

and here's a shot of the mk2 gti, unfortunately she got hit so waiting to get funds together to get her back looking sweet again :)



But did gentle ted find a new home?......  :undecided:

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Re: polo 1.4tdi, project low and really very slow
« Reply #14 on: 31 May 2012, 23:04 »
will wait until it's settled then may have to take the helper springs out on the front so i can get it down more  :cool:

im just gonna get a generic stage 1 map which should add about 25 bhp 30 torque and about 4mpgs, not really bothered about the performance, but atm it's so sluggish it lacks the oomf to actually pass anyone  :laugh:

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Re: polo 1.4tdi, project low and really very slow
« Reply #15 on: 01 June 2012, 09:51 »
will wait until it's settled then may have to take the helper springs out on the front so i can get it down more  :cool:

im just gonna get a generic stage 1 map which should add about 25 bhp 30 torque and about 4mpgs, not really bothered about the performance, but atm it's so sluggish it lacks the oomf to actually pass anyone  :laugh:

yours must way a ton in comparison to my fabia then  :laugh:

really don't have trouble passing people so long as you get abit of a run up. but if you have to slow down and then try to overtake it takes some doing aha.

where/how much they charge for the map?

my mate would be so pissed off if i got a map. he has a zetec s their only 100 n something bhp

i think they weigh the same really, but it feels slow as hell after driving a mk2 gti as a daily for a year :(

is yours 75bhp? there's a place called tdituning that sell tuning boxes with a generic stage 1 map on them, isn't as good as getting it serial port mapped on a rolling road but for the price it's hard to say no  :tongue:

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Re: polo 1.4tdi, project low and really very slow
« Reply #16 on: 01 June 2012, 10:24 »
ive been driving a 190bhp mk4  :grin:

yea its the 75bhp. hmm what is the price on them?
not sure on tuning boxes.
you done the egr delete? ive been thinking about it

they're going for £120 on their website, but they're selling them on ebay for £80 and it is the same company. read up on them and have a look on their website, they look like the know what they're on about  :smiley:

hmm no i haven't tbh, not exactly sure how to do it aha


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Re: polo 1.4tdi, project low and really very slow
« Reply #17 on: 01 June 2012, 10:51 »
£80 is not a bad price at all!

Same aha! didn't know what it was till i put a thread up about it. Knowing what it does makes me wanna get rid

yeah i know what it does, but you have to get a specialist pipe to delete it... just read up that some tuning places will delete it for you for like £100 so may look into that

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Re: polo 1.4tdi, project low and really very slow
« Reply #18 on: 01 June 2012, 12:21 »
most places sell the egr delete kit for like £60, but i can't find anywhere that supplies one for a 1.4tdi

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Re: polo 1.4tdi, project low and really very slow
« Reply #19 on: 01 June 2012, 12:44 »
it bolts to the intake manifold so you would need a short pipe manufactured to fit that and also a gasket, so not really something you can make yourself unless you can weld, i've emailed a company asking if they have any for a 1.4tdi