1. J

    A3 8P 2.0tdi Turbo (BKD PD140)

    Hi all, I’m new here. I have a 2008 A3 with the PD140 BKD engine in it. I’m starting to have the telltale signs of a dying turbo, so I want to replace it before it’s too late. I’ve found 4 options so far. Darksides Mellett Turbo for £378, Darksides Garrett Turbo for £570, a hybrid turbo from...
  2. L

    Difference between brd & bkd engine

    I have a bkd pd140 with a hybrid gt1756 Would this bolt on to my brd pd170? Are the heads different? Would the turbo cope?
  3. E12_RHN

    2.0 TDi bkd Judder/Misfire

    Hello all very new to this but was wondering if anyone could help me out a bit. I have a 2007 Audi A3 with the 2.0 bkd engine everytime I start the car from cold, at idle there is a very intense judder which I believe to be a misfire but, when I apply the gas it runs as normal. Its been doing...
  4. T

    BKD engine rough idle

    My car has developed a rougher than normal idle, jumping from 900rpm to 1K or dipping to around 850rpm. Sounds as if the engine is cutting out for a split second then back to normal. It only happens when its not up to temperature. Sorry if this has a thread already but was wondering if anyone...
  5. T

    Removing Radiator without disconnecting A/C A3 8P BKD

    I've had a slight water leak from my radiator for a few weeks and have now started to take the car apart, is there any way to get the main radiator out without taking the A/C off. If anyone has any advice or properly laid out instructions would probably save me alot of pain.
  6. L

    Actuator set up

    Anyone on here close to Derby or Nottingham that could set the actuator and stop screw on my turbo? My Vac pumps broken, got cash waiting its a pd140 with stage 2 map and a gt1756 hybrid
  7. L

    Hybrid turbo overboost

    Brought a second hand hybrid turbo gt1756, fitted it and had no power it was just over boosting. Car is a pd140 bkd already mapped, egr delete, straight through exhaust. Turbo came off a bkd with s3 fmic, darkside hard pipe kit and the previous owner said the actuator will need adjusting as it...
  8. L

    Turbo lag in 3rd gear, boost at 3k

    I can hear what sounds like a boost leak coming from the solenoid block, i cant pinpoint any other leak and had a smoke test done. Mpg gone down n loss on power. Done mr muscle on the turbo, actuator works fine, what could it be?
  9. L

    Turbo swap pd140 bkd

    Would oil residue in boost pipes cause turbo to fail? Been told a full Intercooler flush and clean is needed after swapping a turbo? Didnt on mine and any other pd engine ive had, when i swapped the turbo the car was jacked up on a tilt and both intercooler pipes was undone and abit of oil came...
  10. L

    Bkd vacuum line simplification?

    What can be removed on the vacuum um line? Similar to the pd130 can the vac ball be removed? Can an n75 valve be fitted?
  11. L

    2.0tdi bkd vac reservoir delete?

    Can the vac reservoir be deleted similar to the pd130 setup with an n75 valve? I have no egr, egr cooler and looking to clean the bay up abit more
  12. L

    Turbo died, possible dead engine

    everyone, i have 0 luck with this car. My turbo exploded and split in half, i wasn't even giving it some! No power and loads of smoke (obviously) before the car was turned off for the last time it started revving loads. swapped turbo and went to start the car and nothing. No click, nothing...
  13. L

    Mods and deletes

    Any more mods i can to my bkd, so far the egr and egr cooler has gone, can i delete the vac reservoir ball like the pd130. Thanks
  14. L

    A3 8p bkd vacuum solenoid mod?

    Ive been wondering if these bkd engines can have a similar n75 vaccum mod like my previous pd130 golf. Tia
  15. L

    For Sale Bkd 6 speed gear box plus all engine parts except head and block for sale!

    Items for sale all of a pd140 bkd engine
  16. Widg

    Alternate way to set timing on Cam Shafts BKD

    Havn't seen this procedure described anywhere but I thought it should work and it has made a huge difference to the power of my diesel engine. I had no way of timing the two cam shafts to the bottom crank of the engine as on my Audi A3 there is no room to see or use sprocket locks on the crank...
  17. Charles Steward

    Need help please

    Hello. Everyone I own a a3 2.0tdi Quattro bkd sline aka wrex So I have had the Imfamous head cracking so I have replaced the head with a amc head and had the turbo done the cam belt and a few other bits it’s has needed now when I started him up he took a while but I’m guessing I have a couple...
  18. Jackcooles88

    Bkd blue/white smoke

    Hi everyone, was after some sort of guidance towards the issue with my audi a3 8p 2.0 TDI diesel bkd engine, The issue I'm having is its started to smoke a lot on idle I.e sat at the lights, as soon as I'm driving there's no smoke, Now iv been told it can be many things, like valve stem...
  19. y15usf

    Can i get a BKD common rail engine ?

    Been search for this answer and looks like people say you cannot get a common rail BKD engine. People have advised an easy way to differentiate PD from CR is to listen to the engine, it should sound like a tractor right? Well, mine does not and is very quiet, my friends and family thought it...
  20. L

    No Torque/Power at low RPMs

    Hello, mine A3 8P 2005 with 2L tdi BKD engine has boost problem at low rpm. Boost builds up only from 2300rpm in any gear. I've made vcds log from 3rd gear up to redline with 3,8,11 groups. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Koxinp22_d8g-aSR_HzvbXhcSobCb9Tz?usp=sharing Log viewer...