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2.5 TDi

Discussion in 'Diesel forum' started by gtdog, Oct 30, 2003.

  1. gtdog

    gtdog Member

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    Just curious, what does this develop in the way of BHP in standard tune, and what can it be reasonably be expected to do with a chip?
     
  2. Kevint

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    Not sure on the tuning issue but I think early engines had 140bhp, then it rose to 150 and now currently 163Bhp, the quattro versions have 180.

    Kev.
     
  3. gtdog

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    Thanks, /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif
     
  4. Jon

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    I have a 180 on order and it feels bloody quick standard /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif the important thing is 272 lb/ft from 1500 rpm /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    Jon.
     
  5. Dazza

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    Has anyone had one of the 2.5 180's chipped yet? Who's chip and what difference does it make?
     
  6. s4dreamer

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    Daz, I know of a couple of people over on Tyresmoke who've got chipped 2.5TDi Quattro's.

    I think one was an ABt conversion (ECU sent away to Germany prior to delivery of the car) and the other Upsolute.

    Both guys reported a good increase in mid-range performance, although it apparently made no noticeable difference to the sub-1500rpm action, which is where it most needs it - certainly with the manual box.

    I was considering having it done, but given that the thing I hate most is having to work the gears to keep the revs up, I'm ditching the car in favour of a Golf R32 for now.
     
  7. Buzz7

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    Hi
    Can someone please let me know what the difference is between the 150bhp & 180bhp 2.5 V6 TDI engines are?
    Cheers
    Bruce
     
  8. kris_tdi

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    there is a list in another post. bascially a lot of parts.
     
  9. fjtwelve

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    I've been posting on mine for several months, search for fjtwelve and you'll find them.
     
  10. Buzz7

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    Nice 1

    Many thanks
    Bruce
     

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