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aeb 1.8t pistons??

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by b5boy, Dec 5, 2012.

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    Hi guys just wondering if anyone could tell me if the a4 b5 1.8t aeb pistons are forged i been told off people they are then others they not if anyone could tell me it would be much appreciated
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    No factory fitted piston is forged, they are cast pistons. You need to go aftermarket if you want forged pistons...
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    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator

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    They are "sort of" forged.

    Mahle call them forged, but they're most likely squeeze cast.
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    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    ^^ what he said

    Still good for around 450 BHP
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    ^this and FYI with good tune they can handle 400hp at the wheels(480bhp?)
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