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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by bigmarlow, Jun 26, 2013.

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    i was thinking of sticking a ko3s hybrid on my a3 with front mounted inter cooler and was also looking at getting engine forged with stage 1 remap as id ideally like to be pushing 280bhp any advise anyone could provide would be appreciated
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    Welcome to the site.

    Which year is your A3?
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    Your car is an 8l chassis so i have moved your post to the correct section where you will get more advise. Welcome to audi-sport.net, i hope you enjoy the forum. :) x
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    Thanks Sandra, had an inkling it was an 8L :)
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    ah sorry my bad thank you for moving the post to correct section
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    You will need a hybrid if chasing after 280hp, K03s is only a little turbo... there is a load of info in the FAQ section of the stickies, links to threads and a thread that will definitely interest you... as for a 'forged' engine, these engines already have forged pistons and cranks... you would be advised to look at getting the rods changed... again the thread "Must do modifications for K03/K03s AGU and AUM engines FWD cars" in the stickies will help you...

    Have read up on stuff and then ask any questions you may have

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