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turbo upgrade

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by jimboA3, Dec 4, 2003.

  1. jimboA3
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    Is it at all worthwhile/possible to fit the turbo from a 225 S3 to a 180bhp A3QUATTRO? Can get hold of one cheap by the looks of things , just wondering if its worth a purchase? Any feedback/ suggestions from you knowledgable lot will be appreciated !
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    your best talking to the blokes at AMD or simular, its not just a case of swapping the turbo over - i think you need to swap the inlet manifold and a few other things as well,
    then have it remapped.
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    As Mat says it's not as easy as just throwing it in there, inlet will need changing along with exhaust manifold and system, personally though I'd just go for a turbo upgrade from any of the tuners....
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    Ok , cheers guys.Its bein remapped anyway tomorow so it would probabley turn out to be a false economy anyway. I'll see how much 220bhp scares me first! hehehehehehe!
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