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New Audi S3 Owner - Few Questions

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by imported_dpo, Jul 12, 2004.

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    [Jul 12, 2004]
    Is the S3 a 1.8 20v Turbo??? or 16v???

    And does anyone know any hidden features that i wouldnt know about???

    Cheers

    DPO
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    [Jul 12, 2004]
    I thought so had to ask sound a bit stupid now /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif
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    [Jul 12, 2004]
    how complicated is it to fit a turbo to a 1.8? is it exactly the same engine??
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    bayliss said:
    how complicated is it to fit a turbo to a 1.8? is it exactly the same engine??

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    Complicated enough for it not to be worthwhile. On top of the basic mechanical aspects, you would need to sort the ECU out, and all the sensors .etc that are needed, may not be present in the existing ECU. its really not worth p1ssing about with...just get a 1.8T

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    [Jul 12, 2004]
    Also the compression ratio is higher on the N/A engine, so pistons would need to be changed .etc

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    [Jul 12, 2004]
    a no-goes for deffinate then! hahaha, thanks fellas
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