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Hey all,

My car is standard at the moment, but hopefully I am going to have about £750 to spend on it by the end of the month.

The question is, what should i do to it?

I was going to go for:

Koni Sport suspension (£350)(definately)

Forge DV

CAI Kit (one of the £60 ones on Ebay that a few people have bought recently)

ChippedUK remap.

What does everyone else think? Any differences?

Ta

Paul
 

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Nice list of mods which should put a smile on your face.
The only thing which would concern me with the CAI kits off eBay would be the quality of the filter, I'd personally replace it with a Green Cotton filter.
Other that that you'll get a lot of bang for your buck there.
 

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Have you accounted for the price when the premium rises on your insurance.. i never initially but i ended up paying the extra later... (as for an 18 yr ol to be driving a chipped car with a CAI with big wheels and tints is quite a risk lol)

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Yeah, i have accounted for that. Just got my quote from Adrian flux back at £725! My insurance for this year was £900 from elephant as a standard car, so im well pleased with that!

Will the chip be ok with a standard exhaust?
 

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Thats what i like to hear!
 

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OK, Remap is going to have to wait for a while. Adrian flux messed up my insurance quote, so its actually £200 then they said.

So what mods should i do instead?

I was thinking of:

Suspension as above

Forge DV as above

Exhaust
 

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Remap

Suspension

Bigger brakes

Exhaust

CAI

Wheels

Colour coded valances

Stubby Aerial ;)

MAF ;)

This modding game is a costly one ;( I've
only got a remap and bigger brakes at the moment. Then im looking at
800quid odd for a turboback +4bar fpr +revo2 then another 3-400 quid
for suspension and then a good 800quid plus on wheels. Where am i
going to get like 2 grand from? :(
 

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i have an ebay CAI for sale, i had to replace this due to my bigger turbo upgrade.

£35 posted and its yours

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filter could do with a clean, and i really cant see any restriction in the filter over a green one, esp with the little k03s.

PLEASE NOTE IN THE PIC THE FILTER AND THE JOINER SLEEVE ARE ON THE WRONG ENDS! MUST HAVE BEEN DRUNK WHEN I TOOK THIS PIC LOL!!!
 

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Hey mate,

Thanks but im going to be ordering a Carbonio CAI on friday. Thought i would get a high quality one as im not getting the remap now.

Thanks for the offer though!!

Paul
 

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Good luck mate, you won't regret the map!

Def the 1st thing to go for.

Let us know how you get on?
No, im not getting the remap now. I will see about getting it next year as my insurance will go back up too much again, and i need money for mods as well. I cant pay really high insurance and lots of mods
 

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Honestlly mate, Think about it.

Would you rather mod the car externally more and have the same power.

Or! would you rather have more power, I'm not a boy racer myself but i'm sure the power sounds more appealing.

With an AGU your prob gonna get around 195bhp, that's still 45bhp your gonna know about.

I defiy you to go out in a re-mapped Turbo Golf and then not want yours done.

Just my 2p worth, not everyone wants power.

At the end of the day it's your car, do what you want and let the "source" guide you.

All the best.

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Well, I havent confirmed an appointment yet, but im going to have a remap done at ChippedUK.

Just means the insurance will go up a bit after all! Never mind though
 

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Got my car booked in at ChippedUk for next wednesday now [:D]

I'm now jsut going to get the remap and a Forge DV (as mine is going anyway!) for now
 
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