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S4 Engine and RS6 turbos

stoakseya4 Jul 3, 2013

  1. stoakseya4

    stoakseya4 Active Member

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    Do you think there'd be much of a demand/market for an S4 engine c/w RS6 turbos, 3" DPs (with flanges to suit the turbos), FMIC etc?

    I'm thinking of a new project on my track car involving an engine swap, so the above items might be for sale.

    The engine would fit into the Passat, but other cars like the Golf/Bora perhaps?



    TIA.
     
  2. Bradderz_1988

    Bradderz_1988 Dont replace it, Upgrade it !!

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    Might not be much demand here try audisrs, youll probably find they will just want the turbos as they will already have the engine with RS4 mods !!
     
  3. stoakseya4

    stoakseya4 Active Member

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    Will do ta, but engine's go for pennies on there, maybe £500.
    Turbos I reckon I could sell for £1200 ish.
    3" DPs and 3" dual cat back - maybe £600?


    Looking at 1.8T & strokers... :faint:


    Just looking at widening the market.
     
  4. jbh

    jbh TDi lover

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    try uk passats you never know
     
  5. Nez

    Nez Member

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    I will be interesting on the turbos :)
     
  6. jcb

    jcb Active Member VCDS Map User

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    I am a big fan of the 1.8t
    but 1.8t with GT35 or similar vs a 2.7tt with RS6's?

    no contest I am afraid
     
  7. stoakseya4

    stoakseya4 Active Member

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    Even saving 100kgs on a track car?
     
  8. jcb

    jcb Active Member VCDS Map User

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    assuming you had the same lightening option on a v6 engined car
    torque curve and power delivery aside
    the power potential on a Rs6'd 2.7tt is much higher for much less outlay

    to get 400+ on a AJL/AEB you are looking at serious hardware, much better off stroking to 2l or a 1.9 bore as a minimum
    complete head rebuild and replace all valvetrain with Ti
    rods, pistons, crank, ex/in mani
    packaging issues with housing a 30-35 frame turbo (the inlet is the issue especially if you stick with a MAF driven ECU)


    lot of S4/RS4's running 500 with much less hardware

    I know what mine cost to build and I never got it into the car

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