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13 December 2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,552
Posted By RS Grant

New exhaust, stereo, refurb the APs I bought a...

New exhaust, stereo, refurb the APs I bought a couple of months back and possibly a new steering wheel. I'll also be going for a map tweak/check if I switch the downpipe rather than just the...
12 December 2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By RS Grant

I've got an E92 Competition Pack and an STi V6...

I've got an E92 Competition Pack and an STi V6 Ltd... I love the Subaru, but the M3 wins hands down for me. More fun, better sound, better built, more comfortable and faster... but your 500bhp...
Forum: Other Marques
07 February 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,643
Posted By RS Grant

Yeah I agree, I couldn't see where the £100,000...

Yeah I agree, I couldn't see where the £100,000 figure came from either.. sure I read somewhere on t'internet (so it must be true!) that he got sponsored by companies to use and showcase their stuff,...
Forum: Other Marques
06 February 2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,643
Posted By RS Grant

To me it looks absolutely crap and is complete...

To me it looks absolutely crap and is complete lunacy... I genuinely preferred it as standard; but if he's happy, then that's the most important thing and who am I to judge.
Forum: Other Marques
31 January 2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,003
Posted By RS Grant

M3 Cutters...

M3 Cutters (http://forums.m3cutters.co.uk/index.php) is the place to go for more info.

For what it's worth, I've driven an F80 LCI (facelift) regularly over the past 2.5yrs and with the OE fit...
02 January 2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,941
Posted By RS Grant

MY99 UK Turbo Saloon - Silver MY98 UK Turbo...

MY99 UK Turbo Saloon - Silver
MY98 UK Turbo Wagon - Reddish Blue
MY99 UK Turbo Saloon - White
MY99 UK Turbo Wagon - White
MY07 STI spec.D - Crystal Grey
MY00 UK Turbo Saloon - Dark Blue
MY97...
Forum: Other Marques
11 December 2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,248
Posted By RS Grant

If youíre after a JB1 then it just so happens...

If youíre after a JB1 then it just so happens Iíve got one (with data cable) for sale... :thumb::lol1:
Forum: Other Marques
10 December 2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,248
Posted By RS Grant

JB1 is a tuning box, buuuut not a generic tuning...

JB1 is a tuning box, buuuut not a generic tuning box.. it's a bit more involved than that and the reason I went for that over the one everyone else was going for at the time was because it offered a...
Forum: Other Marques
10 December 2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,722
Posted By RS Grant

Spec: original model, mechanical & cosmetic? ...

Spec: original model, mechanical & cosmetic?
Condition: used, clean, show winner?

Get the correct combination of those and you're onto a winner.

Be careful and make sure it's not a poo example...
09 December 2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,346
Posted By RS Grant

Nice!! ...that Beetle is lovely.

Nice!! ...that Beetle is lovely.
09 December 2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,346
Posted By RS Grant

Got this EP3 Civic Type R for track, spent a...

Got this EP3 Civic Type R for track, spent a whole load of money on track bits (Brakes, LSD, Seats, etc) and now I'm not sure it'll remain given I've got the Fiesta ST below:
...
Forum: Other Marques
09 December 2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,248
Posted By RS Grant

Had one for nearly 3 years until recently,...

Had one for nearly 3 years until recently, brilliant car... mine was a manual and ran a JB1-box with supporting Stage 1 mods and it was really quick, even with the torque-limiting map to preserve the...
Forum: Other Marques
04 November 2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,515
Posted By RS Grant

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4526/37450070194_e6...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4526/37450070194_e6499c8b87_c.jpgUntitled by RS Grant, on Flickr

Downpipe, intake and custom map on a DSG car.. IMO it'd have been better/safer to stick a cooler on...
Forum: Other Marques
26 October 2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,515
Posted By RS Grant

Steering on an S3 is a bit numb, but it's better...

Steering on an S3 is a bit numb, but it's better on the Golf R... and the Golf R Estate seems to tick every box required here, including a lot of tech which you get stung for as an extra in...
Forum: Other Marques
18 October 2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By RS Grant

Seem to remember on the VWROC there was a lad...

Seem to remember on the VWROC there was a lad with a MK7 Golf R that ran a high 10 with fairly basic modifications.

DSG car (obviously!)
Decat Downpipe
Intercooler
Intake
Stronger Recirc Valve...
Forum: Other Marques
12 June 2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By RS Grant

Yeah, they're a very different car to an Impreza...

Yeah, they're a very different car to an Impreza though... I know what I'd rather do 12k miles a year in and it certainly wouldn't be a £3k Scoob!! :nono::lol1:

Another few suggestions for the OP,...
Forum: Other Marques
11 June 2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By RS Grant

Facelift E46 330i Saloon/Touring? Nippy enough,...

Facelift E46 330i Saloon/Touring? Nippy enough, handle well, reliable and not mega pricey either.


Cheers,
Grant
Forum: Other Marques
11 June 2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,327
Posted By RS Grant

I had thought that it was maybe the fact that I'm...

I had thought that it was maybe the fact that I'm used to a larger sweep on the speedo or smaller increments could be part of it because the Evo speedo is a lot different to what I'm used to seeing....
Forum: Other Marques
10 June 2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,327
Posted By RS Grant

The tyres will be different because semi-slicks...

The tyres will be different because semi-slicks tend to run a little wider than the quoted sizes.. I went from 225/45/18 Bridgestones to 225/45/18 Nankang NS2R and needed to persuade my arch liner...
Forum: Other Marques
28 August 2016, 11:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By RS Grant

Drove a new Sport350 at Murray in Edinburgh a few...

Drove a new Sport350 at Murray in Edinburgh a few weeks back, cracking car.. but too focused for what I had in mind, shame because I think they look phenomenal.

I think an Evora 400 is more...
Forum: Other Marques
18 August 2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,864
Posted By RS Grant

I run mine on 5.0 and use the 'clutch-safe' map...

I run mine on 5.0 and use the 'clutch-safe' map since I've got a manual, so my torque figure (~330lbft) is around 30lbft light on what a DSG car can expect on the same 5.0 setting using the full...
Forum: Other Marques
18 August 2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,864
Posted By RS Grant

Not too long then, I had to wait ~6 months for...

Not too long then, I had to wait ~6 months for mine. :lol1:



I've got a JB1 and a DTUK Pedal Box... I actually posted on VWROC earlier, if I had a DSG (as you do) then I'd fit a pedal box...
Forum: Other Marques
18 August 2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,413
Posted By RS Grant

You were getting good deals on M3/M4 a wee while...

You were getting good deals on M3/M4 a wee while ago, anywhere between 10-15% discount.. however I have read that deals are getting harder to find now, although if you're looking at a car which is in...
Forum: Other Marques
17 August 2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,413
Posted By RS Grant

F80 M3 are great cross country cars, well, the...

F80 M3 are great cross country cars, well, the LCI and Comp Pack cars are... the pre-LCI are meant to be a bit of a handful.


Cheers,
Grant
Forum: Other Marques
17 August 2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,864
Posted By RS Grant

Yeah my sister has a DSG R and even now, when I...

Yeah my sister has a DSG R and even now, when I drive that, I can't wait to get back into my car. It's likely be a different story if I was using it as a daily drive and encountered traffic or wanted...
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