I am not sure what MOT is but if it is the techical inspection test they do here every 2 years the worst that could happen is failure (but they as far as I know it wont)
Well, in Portugal every year (on the month you bought the car) you have to pay a bill that is calculated with your car engine...
Well I was supposed to send my car yesterday for the remap. I did not go there so before re-scheduling I was going to ask her if the car was "caped down". Found this topic.... now no way I'll send my audi there
There is a culture of diesel tunning in Portugal mostly because Petrol\Gasoline is very expensive compared to Diesel here. As for Dynos, they imported.... The 2 main repro garages that I know one uses Rotronics by Dynosens and the other uses Ryme (One is French the other is Spanish I believe)...
So guys I follow the top 3 Ramap garages in Portugal in Facebook.
Since last month I saw A4s B8.5 2.0 TDI 136hp going for a stage 1 remap.
For my surprise they getting up to 200hp and 408nm. (lowest did 198hp and highs I saw 201hp).
They claim the 136hp 2 liters engine is very similar to the...
Larger tyres on the back is normal in cars like BMW and Mercedes because they are RF rear traction.
I have never seen that on an audi since they are FF or quattro.
I would go for wider tyres since the rims are 20.
Some guys here have 20s they can provide better feedback that I
We don't have winter tyres here as there is no snow here.
Why I stayed with the 225? 245 would rise my mpg and lower acelaration. Sure they would provide better grip in dry roads.
Another reason for the 225 was the way it looks... the alloy is at the face of the tyre (no tyre belly). [emoji12]