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A3 1.9tdi Turbo Upgrade?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by LaytonA3, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. LaytonA3
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    [Nov 3, 2013]
    Hi all,

    After recently having my full service I was informed that my turbo is on its way out.

    Are there any other bigger turbos that will bolt on without too much trouble? (Is it even worth getting a bigger turbo?)

    My car is a 2005 A3 1.9tdi (Remapped)



    Thankyaaaar :thumbsup:
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    [Nov 3, 2013]
    Px it for a 2.0tdi pd140 BKD then upgrade the turbo
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    [Nov 3, 2013]
    You can get a turbo off ebay which is the same as your turbo but with gt1749vc (pd170) internals for £410 delivered, then get a set off arl/asz/blt pd130/pd150 injectors and a custom map to suit and you will easily be over 200bhp.
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    [Nov 3, 2013]
    Straight swap too.
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    [Nov 9, 2013]
    Got a link mate?
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