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How to get more power out of my tdi

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by sharma, Aug 27, 2008.

  1. sharma

    sharma Member

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    Hi,
    I have a 130 bhp tdi (A3 8L) and want to get a bit more power out of it. I know a Revo remap will get me up to 170 bhp, but is there anything else I can do instead of going for the remap? It costs over £400 pounds and I was wondering what cheaper options are available. I don’t really want to fork out that much and even though 40bhp extra would be great, I would also be happy with 10 or 20 extra horses.
    Thanks.
     
  2. Essflee

    Essflee Well-Known Member

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    Save up, be patient, and get a remap......definately !! you'll love it !!
     
  3. Aky

    Aky Aky

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    you'll probably need an uprated clutch once you get a remap (especially Revo) so you're £400 will increase to about £1000. My Revo'd 150bhp needed a new clutch within 5,000 miles. Why not try a tuning box. you should see an extra 25 horses
     
  4. S3 Rav

    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    go for the remap. the way itl transform your car for £400 will be a bargain!
     
  5. Jacko4130

    Jacko4130 Goodie Gum Drops

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    Value for money the remap can not be beaten
     
  6. abdus

    abdus Top Gear
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    and torque delivery will be much much better. it's not just about the bhp increase
     
  7. Toxik-Signal

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    I looked into this quite a while ago and the only way you're gonna get much more power out of your engine is either a remap [with uprated clutch] or Nitrous Oxide.
     
  8. Toxik-Signal

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    By the way, if you want quicker acceleration from standing then it my also be worth lowering your car and getting firmer dampers - helps stop some of the weight shifting to the back so your front wheels mantain traction better :]
     
  9. Custom-Code Mobile

    Custom-Code Mobile New Member

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    Hi sharma

    We can offer you a remap for your Audi A3 130TDI for £312.55 inc VAT

    The power figures will be approx 170-175bhp and 270-280ft/lb

    With the smooth software we offer there is generally no need to upgrade the clutch unless you have seen issues previously
     
  10. lukeireland42

    lukeireland42 Diesel Power

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    I just bought a genuine second hand tunit chip for £150 off flee bay so bargains can be had.
     

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