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There's definately a difference between the two, lupo is faster.

but it could be a weight difference?

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i thourght they both had vvt yeah loops are defo quicker than the polo std

matt

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I have an early ARC code polo GTI and it doesn't have the VVT.

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my_names_buck (sam)

1.4 to 1.8 20v turbo running ~270bhp

Build thread:

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Here's the link to my build thread and some more up to date photos on there as well :) My latest RR was 286 bhp with 315 lb/ft torque

Sam.

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MrsB Lupo.. Been converted 8 years ago now I think.. 1.8t power.

Daily drive for my wife

Now running a development hybrid k03 turbo on it, so posting this for those interested..

Originally built for me my JBS, and modded by me ever since.

started life as 1.0 model - cars been in family from new

3" turbo back exhaust made by me (Badger5) and full 3" intake to turbo (k04 hybrid inside a k03 wrapper)

550cc injectors, charge cooler (which needs upgrade)

Peloquin atb diff..

This is in prep for its new hybrid k03/4 turbo.. which is >300bhp spec turbo packaged into a k03 fitment, bolt on. Hybrid is fitted, but its old exhaust was never going to be adequate for its new flow potential.. Same turbo internals on a local S3, makes 338bhp/307lbft from 20-22psi boost.

okies.. 3 into Lupo does indeed GO

3" TIP - check

3" Downpipe - check

3" Full Bore exhaust - check

Comparison to its previous so called 2.5" system (which was 2" internally)

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The completed 3" exhaust - 3 box system

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Fitted underside view

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Fitted front underside view

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And how it looks from the normal view of the car.. What 3" exhaust??

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couple of engine pics of its current install. its a mixed bag of pipes as it was originally done, which I will change for something a bit more Badger5 when I get time..

"compact" installation - lol

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Any more diesel lupos? Would you need the gearbox from the same car?

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You ask... I give...

Volkswagen Lupo 1.7 SDI

60 HP 85 lbft

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Optins

None :P

MODS

Engine

1.9 TDI PD AXR

Oversized pistons

Flowed cylinderhead

Race cams

Race injectors

GT2260V turbo

Large FMIC

2,5" exhaust from turbo with only one silencer (simons)

Stonger bearings

etc.

Transmission

Sachs race clutch

Quaiffe LSD

Stonger custom drive shafts

Longer 5-gear transmission

Suspension

Seat Ibiza 6L fusee's

5x100 pdc with 5x100 brake discs

Billstein Shock Absorbers from a Seat Ibiza Cup car

ERS springs 80kg front/50kg rear

Al black powerflex rubbers

Interior

Completely emptyed

Corbeau seats

Cobra 4-point belts

Result

270 hp / 360 lbft

+- 0-112 mph in 13sec

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The car also have been on 320 HP / 384 lbft but that did brake down the gearbox.

The engine can handle it with no probs, so if I mount a 6-gear transmission I can even put out more HP.

60-215 km/h (35-135 mph) (135 mph is topspeed with the old gearbox. Right now with the new gearbox it is doing 174 mph)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWx-heYabRA]

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http://forums.clublupo.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=78711

Edited by nils 6l

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174 mph !

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If you dare...

This is theoretically when it will go in to the rev limiter..

As there is 360 lbft (limited to save the gearbox) all the way up to 5700 revs, I think it will do.. But I don't know if I dare..

Edited by nils 6l

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mine still a bit more work to do til iam happy

audi tt QS lump 1.8T 20v 247bhp off the rollers

plans for more power soon tho

bit of a build thread http://forums.clublupo.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=43817&st=0

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Hiya want to do this to mine,who did this one? anyone know? If no one knows does anyone know where i can get it done at a good price? Thanks

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wheres little rich's lupo?...thats got to be on it 5th engine now lol

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Hiya want to do this to mine,who did this one? anyone know? If no one knows does anyone know where i can get it done at a good price? Thanks

This was done by PSI tuning, for a good conversion that is done for you I wouldn't expect much change from £9K

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Hi so who ownes the PSI Lupo in that pic? would be great to hear how its been since it was done?

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These TDI ones, any more info or build thread? Done at home or by a company? Id like to know work involved as a TDI Lupo GTI is my ideal daily!

Edited by Bikerz

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Hi so who ownes the PSI Lupo in that pic? would be great to hear how its been since it was done?

hi i own the loop your on about =] its been spot on tbf

matt

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Looking into a1.8t conversion in the summer for my mk1 arosa. would be much appreciated if anyone could pm how big of a job im looking at and what upgrades I'd have to do. driveshafts etc.

Cheers stefan.

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Very big job, check these guyses build threads

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Right, after looking through all the 1.8t conversions.. i have a question

One a few of the cars, some have put a front engine mount..

while some dont...

Any reason behind this?

Stu

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Right, after looking through all the 1.8t conversions.. i have a question

One a few of the cars, some have put a front engine mount..

while some dont...

Any reason behind this?

Stu

I did mine the same way it was mounted in the cupra.

The front mount would add more stability to the engine. probs not a bad idea!

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could someone tell me how much it would cost me to put a 1.8t in my lupo and where i could get it done?

Hi,

noticed you have only made 2 posts so must be new to the forum.

Please try and take not of the search bar as I cant even count how many times this question must have been asked.

prices will vary to whether you will do it yourself or if you are going to get eveything done by the company.

rough idea for you...

DIY - 4K ish

Company between 7-10K

the company will obviously depend on where you live.

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