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a3 1.8t turbo service

Bollo Jan 4, 2007

  1. Bollo

    Bollo Member

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    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

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    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

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    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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