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Newbie considering a 8L A3 1.9 PD 130 Quattro Sport 6sp

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    Worth the extra premium, weight and less mpg over a 2wd ?

    Expensive for a small car, BMW E39 530d and E46 330d territory.

    Advice, and must do mods.

    Has it a dual mass flywheel and is it best to convert to single mass ?

    Will a Stage 1 + 50bhp & 50ft lb remap kill the clutch.

    And what conversion and or clutch for Stage 1 for a near stock feel ?

    Many thanks.
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    welcome to the club buddy , post this in the 8L section for the best reply's mate lots of knowledgable peeps there
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    Cheers Fran & a merry Christmas.

    Its confusing as the 8L seems to be S3 city, and there's the diesel forum too.
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    lol yeah its the same on the 8P section too bud don't worry lots of S3's but the tdi crew are coming back haha , just post in there they should be able to advise you on common problems etc..
    oh and merry christmas and a happy new year to you too :)
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    its got the dmfw a remap wont kill the clutch
    im running 260hp on the 140 2.0 lump and no clutch problem yet
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    Thats an awesome figure for a derv, what did you have to do to get there ?
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