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Any way of finding out if youi've got a K03S without looking at the turbo?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by dany2k, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. dany2k
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    As the title says... ;-)
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    The engine code should give you an indication, what engine code is it??
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    it's an AJQ i'm looking at mate.
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    Hmmmm, easiest way is to look at the turbo mate. Either the compressor wheel (should have 8 blades) or the compressor outlet, which should have a cylindrical silencer on it.
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    ajq is a k03 comes on the 1.8t quattro. 180bhp
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    ahh i see, thanks guys. with this in mind, is it pointless getting her re-mapped? I'm guessing if you're re-mapping a 150 with a k03 ur expecting around 180bhp: re-mapping a 180bhp is probably pushing it a bit too much right?
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    REMAP you will love it
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    Worth getting it done, I've had both a standard and remapped AJQ quattro and the remapped one was definately quicker and you will notice a big difference over a standard car.

    If you want more power get hold of a K03s and a remap and you're looking at anything around 220Bhp and believe me that's well worth it.
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    thanks everyone. tbh im tryna to match that exhilleration i used to get from my impreza 220bhp standard... shouldve just bought an s3 :-(
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    +1 of what beachbuggy said, ive got an ajq a3 that i bought from him which he'd fitted a ko3s to, ive since put a front mount on it and had it remapped... it dont hang about :p
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