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170 bhp does it exist

craiga Aug 15, 2012

  1. craiga

    craiga Member

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    Hi all
    Had a full scale argument with a vw mechanic tonite. He is adiment that audi never made a 170 bhp engine so wtf. He said the b7 never came with that engine. So what the hell is in my drive. I assumed i had a 170 special edition. Lol
     
  2. mcpickering

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    no it doesn't exist and the car on your drive is a figment of your imagination.....

    sorry i'm no help :p
     
  3. Turbo jay

    Turbo jay Leather repair specialist

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    • And he is suppose to be a Vw mechanic lol 2.0 tdi 170 tell him he needs to do his homework :readit:
     
  4. craiga

    craiga Member

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    That's wot i told him. Christ he is 100% that they don't exist. I told him to Google it but he's still adiment . Lol
     
  5. Turbo jay

    Turbo jay Leather repair specialist

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    Some people just won't be told lol
     
  6. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    kick him in the bellend.
    3 different power output 2.0 tdi engines, the flagship being 170bhp. as found in golfs, a3's, a4's, a6's, passats etc etc
     
  7. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona Audi S3 quattro Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    If the mechanic was being pedantic, then he's correct, there is no 170bhp engine, they are always called TDI 170's, but nowhere does it say 170bhp! It's because the 170 is in PS, which equates to 168bhp!

    I'll get my coat now. :sorry:
     
  8. craiga

    craiga Member

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    Lol. He asked me to phone audi and ask them
     
  9. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V8 Audi S5 s tronic

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  10. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    Dammit, Jojo, I'm supposed to be the pedantic one round here!
     
  11. craiga

    craiga Member

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    Don't worry he won't. Lol. O use my tried and tested mechanic
     
  12. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    you want to be pedantic, ok, what does PS stand for?... horse power. so technically 170PS is still 170hp
     
  13. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona Audi S3 quattro Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    PS stands for Pferdestärke, which is German for Horsepower.

    1 pferdestarke = 0.9863201 horsepower [international]
     
  14. Turbo jay

    Turbo jay Leather repair specialist

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    There's a similar case with Mercedes C63 Amg it's actually a 6.2 litre but with 6.3 badges on lol so a tdi 168 sounds sh**e so they call it a 170 sounds better
     
  15. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    Correct! :thumbsup:
     
  16. Arnie013

    Arnie013 Member

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    Literally translated as "Power Horses" Why did they have to be different? Anyone know?
     
  17. DALE_AVANT

    DALE_AVANT Member Team Brilliant Black Audi A4 Audi A3 Audi Avant Owner Group TDi

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    Power Horses sound awesome lol
     

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