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a3 1.8t turbo service

Bollo Jan 4, 2007

  1. Bollo

    Bollo Member

    hi all

    maybe this has been said before maybe not

    i have a 1998 a3 1.8t and i just wanted to know

    does the turbo itself need to be serviced the car has 120k on the clock

    i realy love it and want the best for the car

    also what oils are recommened for a car with high miles

    thank you bollo
  2. LaSarthe&Back

    LaSarthe&Back Member

    Turbo doesn't need servicing. I guess they don't last much past 150k - if they get that far! If/when it goes, upgrade!!

    I prefer thinner oils, as they get to the turbo quicker, and are easier to warm up. But I mainly do 15-20 mile journeys.
  3. Bollo

    Bollo Member

    what upgrades are available

    could you get the original turbo upgraded by turbo technics

    or some other turbo company

    ps thanks for you swift reply

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