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fitting ko3 or ko3s to standard 1.8 agu engine

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by joe1992, Aug 23, 2012.

  1. joe1992

    joe1992 New Member

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    hi i have had my 1.8 sport a3 for a while now however its too slow lol
    im seriously considering putting a ko3 or ko3s on and getting the car remapped.

    i was just wondering what else i would need to do to the car in order for it to cope with it
    also how difficult and expensive would it be to do this

    many thanks guys :)
     
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  3. colicabcadam

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    hang on - is it a naturally aspirated engine ? (no turbo at the moment)
     
  4. joe1992

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    yeah, for give me if it was a stupid question lol
     
  5. Customboy

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    Maybe better off selling the car mate and buying a turbo one or just buying a full engine and getting it fitted
     
  6. joe1992

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    ahhh out of the question then lol, well il have to save up and get my hands on one :)
    thanks for the advice mate
     
  7. colicabcadam

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    as he said, would be a waste of money converting a NA car to a turbo lol
     
  8. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    too much to change over sadly mate, the entire engine loom and all sorts would need replacing
     
  9. colicabcadam

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    prawn would do it for you though
     
  10. aragorn

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    engine internals are differnet too, you'd really need 1.8T pistons.
     
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