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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2016 8:11 pm 
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Hi,

I have been told that Turbo chip are good for 185-190Bhp witn standard CR G13B with no mod.
I think if you increase air flow by fitting SR20, your injector might be not big enough. I would suggest go back with standard TB setup with your turbo chip to see how it goes. Making any mod from standard like I did will make your life so much harder to get it running.

I like the way you modified your oil sump, I used MIG and it is leaking so I need to make it again.

Good luck with your mod, I thought you could fit Cappo gearbox direct to G13B?

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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2016 10:26 pm 
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Hey Guys, thanks for reply's.
I think will try as suggested with better f/pump, FPR, fuel rail and back to standard T/B. If I can get 185-190bhp with that then I'll be happy for the time being. Would love to go all out in one step, but unfortunately wife thinks house mods come first.

The sump not difficult once I had a plan, cutting with 1mm cutting disc makes it easier. Welding was a different story. Thought I could make it neat without grinding. 20 years since I last tig welded, like riding a bicycle! yeh right, not quite. Burns all over the place and forever regrinding the tungsten and still went back to trusty point and shoot mig. I did water test it a few times then paint in/out side. With a grinder and black paint you can still polish a turd.

Cappo g/box bell housing smaller than g13b, but UK guy has cut and grafted g13b bell housing to cappo. Used g13b clutch but with cappo centre spline. He say been running 200hp turbo no problems. If I had a lathe big enough to spin the casing I probably would have tried that option too.

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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:02 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:51 pm 
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Hey guys more progress, but not my doing. My son came home to visit and got banished to my shed while his girlfriend & mother went shopping. No help from me as I'm still at work in Indo. and only got sent the photo's. Cant wait to see it ceramic coated and installed.
He also ordered bits I needed, so should be waiting when I'm next home.
B/O valve
F/P Reg
Walbro GSS342 F/Pump
Intercooler 550x180x65 x 2" inlets

Well done Ryan, excellent job on Spaghetti junction.


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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 12:09 am 
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Hey Guys,
No mechanical progress but did redo the wheels and get some new feet for the Cappo.
Got latest Achilles 195/50/15, any one tried them?
Will be home in 3 weeks to fit to car and push around the shed until engine runs :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:44 am 
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I haven't tried them, but they look the goods. What size are they?
The rims really suit the car I reckon.

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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:44 pm 
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Tires are 195/50/15 on 6 1/2" wide rims so guards will need a slight rolling plus I will probably fit 16mm wheel spacers to widen the track a bit. Got to get it running first then test & test to see what else needs doing.

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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:50 pm 
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been a while since your last post , any process ?


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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:47 pm 
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Sorry, no progress still trying to gather parts, and still at work until 23 Dec.
Cappo waiting in shed for me. Over Xmas, plan is to install alloy flywheel/clutch assembly, sump gasket and mount eng/gearbox for final time with all axillary bits also bolted on. Just want to get it running then make it look better with paint and bling bits.

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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:28 pm 
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i know where your coming from ,i recently left my job of 20 years for a job with more time off but less money [catch22]..With just a tight a squeeze in your engine bay the axially parts would have to go on first , i could imagine something as minor as a belt change you're have to pull the motor. great car project ,love to rear wheel drive again


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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 11:12 am 
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its been months, any updates?


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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Tue May 09, 2017 1:11 pm 
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I love the look of these Cappuccinos and wish we had them in the states too. This thing is gonna be sick once completed. Subscribed.

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 Post subject: Re: GTI into Cappuccino
PostPosted: Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:10 pm 
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Great pictures mate! Very helpful!

Has their been any further progress in the past few months? :D


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