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Possible to fit golf K04 to the Ibiza?

thewiizard

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Hey Peeps,

Very quick question here... Been looking at these on eBay and was curious as to how different they actually are to the Ibiza turbos?!

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/VW-GOLF-BORA-...arts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM?hash=item2557459fad

I think the exhaust manifolds are the same but I'm guessing it would need a different downpipe to hook up to my ibiza exhaust, i'd need a different TIP and charge pipe runs a different way.

Thoughts?
 

thewiizard

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So you think that's pretty much a bolt on replacement perhaps just needing a larger TIP?

Sorry mate, I've done a lot of searching today but a lot of the threads become quite convoluted and off topic and become distracting. I'm continuing to read but just thought I'd try and clear up the basic things first :)
 

thewiizard

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Yeah valid point Chris. I'm interested because a friend has just fitted one to his MK4 GTi after his stock turbo seized up and from having a nose into it, it doesn't seem that bad.

May not last 100K but could still be worth a go :)
 

chris_200120vt

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i bought one after reading that it may go pop after 10 miles of fitting i thought :censored: that and put it on ebay did not want to risk it, so i think when i have some money spare after paying jake for the respray may just put a ths manifold on and run it on a stage 2 map unless i bugger off to austrailia again:cartman:
 

daves ibiza

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im going down k04 023 route totally diffrent setup to k03 k03s k04 001 ect
 

thewiizard

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OK, well this is seeming like a option then. What's the deal with the charge pipe, would I need to run the Golf GTi option or is there a better LCR option?

Stealth Racing were telling about how much "fun" the K04-023s are to fit because of what Bill just mentioned. The exhaust/down pipe has clearance issues apparently.
 

daves ibiza

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yeah will be a custom job on exhaust ect but every thing else should fly together, pics of my turbo kit will be up soon and ov course bill will be mapping it again;). id go for lcr route mate ask bowen for pics i made his the lcr route much better than draging pipework.

can i ask you a question mate whys your car diffrent colour on front ect
 
Jan 8, 2007
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If I were you I'd start searching for K03 hybrids or see Badger5's section where he has a detailed post of what's needed to achieve the same power for less hassle.
 

thewiizard

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I've spoken to CRT about getting a K03 hybrid up with RS4 internals I think but it's a lot of money. About 500 notes and I think it came in it 300bhp capable.

lol Dave it's a long story but essentially, I damaged the front end and there happened to be a silver cupra in the breakers yard. That was 18+ months ago and I'm still not overly annoyed with the combo. Constantly getting mixed reviews but having a standard colour scheme is on the list :)
 

cupramillo

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I've spoken to CRT about getting a K03 hybrid up with RS4 internals I think but it's a lot of money. About 500 notes and I think it came in it 300bhp capable.

lol Dave it's a long story but essentially, I damaged the front end and there happened to be a silver cupra in the breakers yard. That was 18+ months ago and I'm still not overly annoyed with the combo. Constantly getting mixed reviews but having a standard colour scheme is on the list :)
If you want more power then you have to pay for it, no short cuts available im afraid!
 
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