1998 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk3 BudgetBuilt Turbo Eurotuner Magazine

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1998 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk3 Killer Bee

Don’t Let The Sunflower Fool You; This VW GTI Is An Killer Bee With A Budget-Built 2.0

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The warmth of the Volkswagen GTI 2.0 seen here is a serene mid-summer’s afternoon. The Ginster yellow paint alluring across the perfectly Mk3 body with its shaved and Jetta front-end. Matched timeless BBS RS wheels, this GTI is as to admire as an Ansel Adams

Pop the hood and you’ll find two.slow isn’t so innocent all. The black and yellow bay houses a hybrid turbo that produces over nearly triple the stock Combined with the lightweight motorsport-themed interior and balanced this cute yellow can leave you black and blue, if you think your chipped Mk5 or BMW 330i can outshine it on the street or

The masterminds behind the Killer Bee GTI are Joe Daniel Coop, Adam and Paul Carr. They’re the musketeers at Black Forest (BFI) in Cary, NC. Founded in the tuner originally focused on BMW but has since shifted its attention to the market, mixing in a little as well.

Developing its reputation, BFI to manufacture and offer parts as bushings, mounts and wheel

But the achievements of this bumble-bee are to ignore. It’s been the baby for a couple of years, yet the team only 40 days to complete.

Perhaps, the beauty the BFI bee isn’t its charm or impressive output, but the overall budget and reliability. The plan was to incorporate parts that would well above the car’s potential. However, they to do it without jeopardizing the vehicle’s drivability and their credit as well.

We put as many of our own off-the-shelf as we could on this car. It was a designed for somebody with a budget — an everyman’s Joe Flaherty explained. The car gets but it isn’t that expensive.

Even if you earn a small you could build this

According to Black Forest, a who can wrench could recreate similar for around $10k. And even includes the price of the

BFI started the project with the Not having the displacement of the VR6, the 8v produced a mind-numbing 115hp and 135 of torque from the factory. And over 100k miles on the you can bet it wasn’t running as efficiently

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So the guys at BFI devised a game to maximize the motor without too much out of pocket.

Somebody isn’t going to money on machine work, and pistons as part of a budget So we tested the limits of the stock Joe said.


Not so two.slow anymore, Killer Bee has 266whp and 284 lb-ft

the stock bottom end, BFI a C2 Motorsport head spacer and ARP studs to prepare for boost. An forced-induction kit came from Motorsport. But instead of using the turbo, a T3/T4 50-trim was fitted because it has a larger housing.

Also included was a 38mm wastegate, GReddy blow-off exhaust manifold and 2.5» Uprated Bosch 440cc and a larger fuel pump feed the thirstier motor, exhaust flow was improved a 2.5» stainless Jetex and 42 Draft Designs test

The hybrid setup was enhanced an air-to-water intercooler designed by While it keeps intake cool, a modified USRT intake manifold decreases the the air travels to the cylinders, thus the power at the top-end. BFI had to modify the to reposition the throttle body in the location.

Not done with the a G60 cam was sourced. Coordinated with a adjustable cam gear, this throttle response and helped boost quicker.

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