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    Smile a3 tdi sport battery!

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    looking to purchase a battery for the car! whats the biggest battery this thing can take?! 2006 2.0 tdi sport a3

    thanks

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    Dimension or power?

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    Go for the Varta Silver Dynamic which is actually a bloody good battery, premium tbh as I spent few weeks researching, its cheaper at audi by almost 50% would you believe it, was about 70 & is a stock item in Milton Keynes usually, best battery for the A3 IMHO part no. 577 400 078 with a 780ah rating, they usually suggest the Varta Blue but dont bother with this, Silver is a much more premium battery & has the extra oommph for audi's IMHO, good price to as some people were quoting 120-140, I was truly shocked when audi told me there price.

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    in terms of the biggest power capacity that will fit in the A3. Will be used for running sub's as well.

    Thanks NHN will keep that one in mind!

    thanks

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    Trust me the Varta Silver is actually what Varta/Audi themselves say is a premium battery to handle more power intensive applications, both say the norm is the Varta Blue.

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    thanks mate will get one ordered on monday

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    Strongest battery easy.
    http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/product...ima_900dc.html
    I have one in the boot of my car in the great free battery boot box Audi fits to the A3.
    06 Audi 2.0 PD140 Sport TDI Quattro S-LINE.
    Old engine 330 bhp @ flywheel 263 bhp @ wheel 490 lb torque. Audidriver write up HERE
    Now stripped and playing with an uprated Cryo treated engine fitted with bigger turbo,water/methanol,uprated injectors etc etc.Wanting 400 bhp and 500 lb torque.

    Other car 500+ bhp MK4 Golf R32 turbo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by devonmikeyboy View Post
    Strongest battery easy.
    http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/product...ima_900dc.html
    I have one in the boot of my car in the great free battery boot box Audi fits to the A3.
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    Quote Originally Posted by devonmikeyboy View Post
    Strongest battery easy.
    http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/product...ima_900dc.html
    I have one in the boot of my car in the great free battery boot box Audi fits to the A3.
    Yeah this is good battery, but when you consider 70 for Varta Silver Dynamic & then 200 for Eixide Maxima, I just thought whats the point for my car cause the Varta Silver is actually a premium one above what is stated to be used for the 8P anyway so I'm already using a much better battery than audi would install & its at least 130 cheaper than Exide, I looked at all the top batteries & tbh power, cost, warranty etc it just made sense to use what I have now, Exide are good, as are Optima & others but can you justify the cost when its not really needed, for me its a no brainer & was.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaz219 View Post
    Where is thisss ?
    You asking about the rear battery box ?
    Quote Originally Posted by NHN View Post
    Yeah this is good battery, but when you consider 70 for Varta Silver Dynamic & then 200 for Eixide Maxima, I just thought whats the point for my car cause the Varta Silver is actually a premium one above what is stated to be used for the 8P anyway so I'm already using a much better battery than audi would install & its at least 130 cheaper than Exide, I looked at all the top batteries & tbh power, cost, warranty etc it just made sense to use what I have now, Exide are good, as are Optima & others but can you justify the cost when its not really needed, for me its a no brainer & was.
    The battery is OTT for most people but my battery is in the boot bolted under a metal lid whitch is covered by a propane tank and a NOS bottle bracket so i wanted the best as i don`t really want to have to remove it again. Ended up getting the battery for about 140 new from ebay so not to bad really.
    06 Audi 2.0 PD140 Sport TDI Quattro S-LINE.
    Old engine 330 bhp @ flywheel 263 bhp @ wheel 490 lb torque. Audidriver write up HERE
    Now stripped and playing with an uprated Cryo treated engine fitted with bigger turbo,water/methanol,uprated injectors etc etc.Wanting 400 bhp and 500 lb torque.

    Other car 500+ bhp MK4 Golf R32 turbo.

 

 

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