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Parts for sale / Re: Polo 86c 2f fibreglass bonnet
« Last post by P1rik on Yesterday at 04:33:26 pm »
Sorry now sold
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First and most important thing is your supercharger. Has it been serviced within the last few years? If not, get that done (or do it yourself). They're prone to failure when not serviced and can basically destroy itself if it fails seriously.

You can get your charger ported to flow more air whilst being serviced.

You can put a smaller pulley on the charger to make it spin up faster so you have more boost, sooner.

You can also change the belt type that's used to driver the charger. The standard set up is twin vee belts. You can get 7pk ribbed belt conversions or (my preference) a toothed belt (cambelt) that reduces or removes belt slip, where the belt slackens off and doesn't drive the charger properly (same as a slack "fan belt" squeeling on the alternator/power steering on other cars).

I'd stick a cone filter on there (don't put a foam filter in there, it can degrade and fibres get into the charger). The performance gain is debatable but it sounds better and feels more responsive to me.

I'd do all that/ a combination of that and it'll be quite a lot more responsive and pokey.

Injectors run out of puff circa 160bhp, can't say I remember many people praising the use of a cam but could be wrong. Have a search on here, I think they only tend to be fitted when the car is being mapped as it'll alter timing and so on.

Exhaust manifold is another popular mod. I've been looking for about a year and can't find any, don't get the cheap shit eBay ones, they don't fit and the one by fk (search my username, I think I reviewed one on here) and so on is awful and will break before long. I had one and it was utter dogshit.

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Parts for sale / Re: G40 bits for sale
« Last post by hayesey on January 21, 2022, 09:10:12 am »
he said on June 10 2019 that it's all sold.
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Parts for sale / Re: Polo 86c 2f fibreglass bonnet
« Last post by hayesey on January 21, 2022, 09:09:23 am »
where abouts are you?
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Engine and Transmission / Re: Ignition timing
« Last post by hayesey on January 21, 2022, 09:08:20 am »
get a temp sender from VW, I wouldn't bother with any aftermarket ones.
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Engine and Transmission / Re: Ignition timing
« Last post by Husb0009 on January 18, 2022, 11:35:12 pm »
Cheers for the reply mate going to have a good look when I get a minute. But like you say I carnt see anything from the top. Will have to have a look from the side through wheel arch and do as you said Mark it then transfer up the pully.
I'm just in the process of finding a blue temp sensor for it as I think that is faulty as well tried a spurious one but that is wors then the one that was in it originally  cheers for the help mate
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Parts for sale / Re: G40 bits for sale
« Last post by antonio.msantos1 on December 22, 2021, 02:18:09 pm »
Hi Mark,
Yes it is a while  however I just signed on, do you have any photos of the items?

Have a Merry Christmas

Regards
Antonio
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Parts for sale / Re: G40/GT Engine Parts
« Last post by antonio.msantos1 on December 22, 2021, 02:16:22 pm »
Good afternoon,
I know this post has almost 10 years... I have just signed on as I bought a G40 last September, however I will still ask, do you have any parts still remaining?
Namely the items below:

5. Polo G40 Hard boost pipe --- £20 inc. P&P
6. Polo G40 Air box to charger hose --- £15 inc. P&P
7. Polo G40 charger support bracket --- £15 inc. P&P
All of the above as a lot £40 inc. P&P

8. Polo GT/G40 distributer part no. 030 905 205 P close up photo below --- £40 inc. P&P
9. Polo GT Fuel Rail inc. injectors and regulator --- £25 inc. P&P

All the best and a warm Christmas to you and your loved ones.

Regards
Antonio
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Chassis & Braking / Re: Can you fit 14x8 et20 wheels?
« Last post by capri-green-g40 on December 20, 2021, 01:17:08 pm »
ah shame thanks for the respons ill look for somthing more sutable
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