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Power over Torque question...

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by warleydaddy, May 12, 2010.

  1. warleydaddy

    warleydaddy Member

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    Having a little playbwith the car tonight as my AH Fab cooler comes tomorrow,so thought I'd see what kinda temps I was getting so I have a before and after type thing.. I'm using my liqud S3 gauge for all the figures,so now I have my 3" down pipe on, thought I'd try bhp/torque too.. Car is maped (stage 1), and I saw 263 bhp which I was VERY please with, BUT was only seing 230ft lbs of torque??? What's standard torque, and what's an average stage 1 maped cars torque???

    Can't wait to get the cooler on tomorrw, then get it down to John to have a stage 2 on it Saturday!!!!

    Bit would like to know bout the bhp/torque, as I feel it's rather low for what it is???

    Pete:racer:
     
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  3. warleydaddy

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    Sorry about the spelling, but I'm writing this on my iPhone, and my thumbs are ****!!!!

    Pete...
     
  4. Lemon S3

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    Standard torque is either 200 or 207 depending on whether you have the 210 or 225 model. Normally mapped to about 250-260lb/ft of torque.
     
  5. Lemon S3

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    Having said that, I'm guessing you have a revo map n their stage 1 gives slightly less power than a stage 1 from celtictuning so that figure you got prbably isn't far off.
     
  6. warleydaddy

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    The map was from John at DNA.. And he will be doing the stage 2 Saturday too.. Just wonderd out of interest that's all.. Cheers for your replys...

    Pete..:o.k:
     
  7. MintyS3

    MintyS3 Works 60% the time, Everytime.

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    I see about 240bhp and 285lbs using liquid. I think my maf is tired though. Thats Revo Stage 1, max boost and advanced timing.
     
  8. s3dave

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    dont expect a broken neck with stage 2, mine just seems more aggresive thats all
     
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    well we all know by now that 270 is't possible from a stage one ?
     
  11. Lemon S3

    Lemon S3 Alex

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    Oh but it is.
    Stage 1 from celtictuning is different from a stage 1 from revo or amd.

    Celtictuning all the way!
     
  12. MintyS3

    MintyS3 Works 60% the time, Everytime.

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    Revo > all

    Torque is where its at.
     
  13. badger5

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    sustained torque is where its at
     

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