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What juice? Dilemma !!

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Ingolstadt, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. Ingolstadt

    Ingolstadt New Member

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    Help ! Have now sold my superb 8L 1.8 T Sport and the question now is which 8P to go for ?
    2.0 TDI ot 2.0 FSI. The stats are about the same, obviously better MPG on the Deisel and I guess AMD can do more with a Turbo'd engine but am scared about moving to the Dark Side !! lol
    Some advice on the pro's and con's please......
     
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  3. N8

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    2.0 TDI no contest.
     
  4. Lee_R

    Lee_R Active Member

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    Go for the derv! The 2.0 petrol in untunable
     
  5. b19ctr

    b19ctr The King of Cannock

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    Derv all the way torque makes you smile :icon_thumright:
     
  6. Hellz

    Hellz Geordie Racer

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    Yeah, has to be the 2.0 TDI - better economy, better options regarding tuning :)
     
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    flying oyster flying oyster

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    i second that but i hate the smell of diesil :ermm:
     
  8. Khufu

    Khufu Well-Known Member

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    There is another thread probably just near bottom of page with a similar query. Some important points are mentioned there on the merits of both types.
     
  9. pdv40

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    I thought this was going to be a thread about Dodo Juice :ermm:
     
  10. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid
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    Ive had loads of TDI's but after having blown too many turbos after maps on my 2.0 TDI has made me jump to petrol. So..... (in the minority! Petrol!!)
     
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    ^ Completely off topic, but please tell me that's a pic of you in your sig!
     
  12. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid
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    yes its me. Just getting the hang of doing the avitar n sig.
     
  13. Dan!

    Dan! Quattro Drive

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    Ah good! Just always nice to find a good looking lady that likes and knows about cars.

    Back to the topic... :undwech:
     
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    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid
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    Thank you. I have a real passion for fast cars and racing. I'm on here to learn alot more. You guys on here know so much about moddin parts and it interests me. I've done bodywork, alloys etc and maps but not much on the internals! And I love a good looking car with a good sounding engine under the bonnet.
     
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  15. Dan!

    Dan! Quattro Drive

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    That would explain the V6 then!

    Glad to hear you have a real interest, I don't think that's hugely common so ver refreshing. Hope you carry on asking questions!
     
  16. smudge_don

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    Apple juice
     
  17. Ingolstadt

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    Thanks for all the advice guys (and gal). I think it's going to be a TDI for me.
    Not sure about the apple juice comment though !! There's always one !! Anyway, grape juice is best. lol
     

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