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Offline Yoof

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Re: Lance's G40 turbo with ITB's
« Reply #75 on: November 19, 2012, 12:55:03 pm »
i dont understand how the little polo's do not get a great quarter time ? ..

My best mates civic was 181bhp in a stripped out eg (still heavier than a polo) and it was 14.1's all day :/


do the polos have that much traction issues at these power figures?

Correct slicks help, alot! Although as Karl correctly states, the actual start has little impact on terminal speed as a fairly general link to trap speed and power with G40 turbos I'd expect:

185-200bhp ~ 100-105mph (Andy and Robin are both in this section)
200-225bhp ~ 105-110mph (Mine trap speed with K03 was 110mph, 108mph with a strong headwind)
225bhp+ 110mph+

Standard G40 traps around 85-90mph, and a modified circa 150bhp one about 95mph.

Slicks and a diff help alot, I found my car was much harder to launch with a bigger turbo, couldn't get within 0.5s of my best time.

Polos generally aren't built for drag racing! But it's fun making them try  ;D

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Re: Lance's G40 turbo with ITB's
« Reply #76 on: November 19, 2012, 09:56:00 pm »
next time am gonna do it without launch control. with the turbo being the size it is i have to launch at about 4k revs. i'll see what my terminals are next time. early next year it will be.

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Re: Lance's G40 turbo with ITB's
« Reply #77 on: December 12, 2012, 05:33:41 pm »
Keep us posted  ....  You should be trapping between  115 - 120mph

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Re: Lance's G40 turbo with ITB's
« Reply #78 on: April 29, 2013, 09:44:42 pm »
powder coated my rocker cover and made a better catch tank with baffles in to catch oil vapor.



few more bits in the engine bay to sort an try to make it look tidy.

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Re: Lance's G40 turbo with ITB's
« Reply #79 on: June 17, 2013, 10:31:39 pm »
Few photos from bodyshop, should be back on the road in the next couple of week.














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Re: Lance's G40 turbo with ITB's
« Reply #80 on: June 18, 2013, 10:34:57 am »
Looking good :)

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Re: Lance's G40 turbo with ITB's
« Reply #81 on: June 23, 2013, 07:28:23 pm »
Hmmmm red G40 Turbo  ;D

Bring it out to play: http://www.polog40.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=9940.0

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Re: Lance's G40 turbo with ITB's
« Reply #82 on: June 24, 2013, 08:28:54 pm »



coming together now, started to put trim back on after a good polish. windscreen to go in bumpers to paint then fitted and should be on the road.
happy with it so far!


I think thats the weekend of my mates wedding an im best man so cant miss it haha. if it isnt and i can make it though id be well up for it. make sure i have recovery though........


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Re: Lance's G40 turbo with ITB's
« Reply #83 on: July 30, 2013, 08:15:50 pm »
After a good clean,





still a lot of metal polishing to do in the engine bay


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Re: Lance's G40 turbo with ITB's
« Reply #84 on: July 30, 2013, 10:03:40 pm »
looks smart mate! liking the wheels :) proper motorsport look :D