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Ok, so everyone keeps telling me i need to get a FMIC. Not sure i agree as i am happy with my cars perfomance and staying power. BUT i have a bit of money spare and this ongoing whistling problem so think i will go for it because i will get all new hoses etc as well.

But where do i go? Pleasen no one say AMD.
 

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i have booked it in with Allard, they are going to go to town on it, intercooler, remap etc.  Hope to break the 215bhp barrier!  Yea!!!!
 

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Please please please, instead of intercooler get THESE
or at least what should be advertised on there, the Race injectors, as
they are available now for that same price $400odd. They are supposed
to be good for 250bhp, though I dunno what your turbo is good for?

Of course the only reason I say this is I would like to purchase your car very cheaply as I told you about that site!
 

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Please please please, instead of intercooler get THESE
or at least what should be advertised on there, the Race injectors, as
they are available now for that same price $400odd. They are supposed
to be good for 250bhp, though I dunno what your turbo is good for?

Of course the only reason I say this is I would like to purchase your car very cheaply as I told you about that site!
So you really think its a good idea to run an uprated turbo and bigger
injectors without putting a fmic in? That's asking for trouble. Also on
that page it says they're 100pd injectors uprated to 150pd ones so what
use would they be?
 

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They are available, that site will be updated soon. As I said, they should be advertised soon if you check back

Why is it asking for trouble, have you got proof it would cause
trouble? A big turbo putting out its design XX psi would do it more
efficiently than say a standard 130pd turbo running above spec
pressure, i.e more similar heat levels than you'd expect. I'd
personally choose an uprated smic or TT setup than blocking airflow to
my radiator, which is far worse imo. There are test results that show
an fmic isn't that far ahead of a decent smic, I reckon twin uprated
smics would be very good. There is also the fact an fmic costs a
fortune! If I am right its phase 2 right? So thats ?1095 + ?165 fitting?

Have a look at the tests here
- I think its fair to say a map, injectors and a custom(not
tyrolsports) ic could be had for the same price as above maybe even
less, with far better results for your money. Also worth reading this although it looks dodgy got very good results.

This is all opinion I guess, and what i'd do with my own car, i'm
sure you 'd be happy with the results if you are getting this kit for
yours or diesel4 does for his. I just prefer a little more value for
money!
 

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You can't compare what they do in the states to what we have here as
they don't even have the same engines. As it happens the 150PD fmic is
a very efficient design and works well even on significantly uprated
diesels. The only downside is it isn't built to take the pressures an
uprated turbo can produce. How would a standard smic fare any better?
Aftermarket injectors for the 150PD are still in the region of ?1500
and have their own issues. An aftermarket fmic can certainly be had for
a lot less than ?1095.

The kit I'd consider isn't available and tbh I'm unlikely to spend any
more on my car now as I've bought a house. Have already run a good
remap, nos etc so apart from a custom turbo there's nowhere for me to
go and I don't want to spend megabucks.
 

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The aftermarket injectors for the pd150 from that site are around $450.
The man selling them has stated that himself, and I believe that is on
exchange basis. There are results for people who have used them on the
PD100 engine they recently got.

The engines may not be pd, or even tdi. But air temperature from
compressor to inlet is the same regardless, results may differ on a
diesel as petrol exhaust gas is hotter, so less heat transfer in the
first place, maybe cancelled out by not having exhaust manifold
underneath the inlet. Anyway, as yours is a 150 then it would be
pointless changing at all, but diesel4s was originally a pd130 I
believe. I didn't say a standard smic either, I said an uprated smic or
dual smic like on the TT.

You've made a far better decision to stop imo, for that sort of power
i'd be looking at chipped 1.8t (i don't do many miles) or 330d anyway
 

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You can have as a bigger and uprated SMIC as you want but you still don't have the airflow of a FMIC? + with 2 SMIC you have to take into account the MASSIVE Pressure loss on that huge pipe between the 2 and it is big.

And ?1000+? Where are you shopping, allard do the full kit with everything (even jubilee clips and a screwdriver) for ?560 + VAT.
 

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That price is on Allards site, which now is not working. That link on
one of my posts above was working last night. You did say though that
you were having a remap aswell? That price included that, maybe it is
outdated though.

Where is the proof that there is massive pressure loss anyway, maybe it
would take slightly longer to pressurise than a single smic, but it
can't lose pressure. If its good enough for oem on a TT, its good
enough for me. Smic allows a deeper core anyway, which offsets the
smaller frontal area. I'm just against an item that blocks airflow to
the radiator and is more likely to get radiant heat from the radiator
at standstill.

I'd also like to measurements of pipe length for an fmic vs twin smic, bet theres not much in it
 

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Please please please, instead of intercooler get THESE or at least what should be advertised on there, the Race injectors, as they are available now for that same price $400odd. They are supposed to be good for 250bhp, though I dunno what your turbo is good for?

Of course the only reason I say this is I would like to purchase your car very cheaply as I told you about that site!
those stage 1 injectors are for PD100 as they are PD130/150 injectors.
 

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im starting to wonder are intercoolers that important, diesel4 car is producing as much power as my car and i have a big ass cooler at front and his is SMIC, then look at the reviews the golf mag had, it had anAMD hybrid turbo car against a revo PD150, a tuning boxed PD150, jabba PD130 among a few others, and the AMD with the SMIC was the most gruntiest and the most fun. I reckon a PD 150 intercooler is plenty good enough, i think allrds phase 3 with the PD 150s dont change the intercooler, they claim its good enough.
 

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That may be true in some cases but if i have learnt anything on this forum it is that everyones cars are different. For me the difference is unmistakable.

I have had all the work completed on my car now by Allard, and WOW what a difference! I have never seen my speedo at that speed before! Much more responsive drive and frankly like driving a different car. I never thought a cooler could make that difference but it has.

Oh and i am now getting much better MPG (i averaged 47MPG on the way home and i have never seen that since i had the hybrid). & around town i am consistently getting 38 now i never used to get over 30.
 

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I would't bother with kerma cut the middle man out!!

He gets them from ITALY save your self ?100 and get them direct from the factory

Try this link the chap you need to talk too is antonio and yes he is ITALIAN

http://www.turbocompressori.net/company.htm you will have to pay customs a payment from the USA

but not from ITALY because its in Europe.

Every little helps!!!!
 
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