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IS20 Upgrade turbo charger from 231HP to 440HP

S3Racing Apr 24, 2018

  1. S3Racing

    S3Racing New Member

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    Looking for an original IS20 upgrade charger providing as twice as much HP than original because the DSG, Haldex and engine can cope with about 450HP easily. Some upgrade companies provide good big IS38 chargers (TTE, TTH, PnP, Loba, etc.). I am interested in an IS20 originally looking charger. What about this PnP LM440 (IS20) put into a bigger SEAT. Worth the money?

     
  2. lfcrule1972

    lfcrule1972 Winter is coming... Team Mythos TFSI Owners Group Audi S1 quattro

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    I think some might argue about the S1 engine easily coping with 450bhp ;)

    Also the S1's don't have DSG so that at least is one less worry :)
     
  3. Bluepower

    Bluepower New Member

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    Maybe you should contact Littco, he supplies upgrade IS20 and IS38 turbos
     
  4. AGee

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    I thought a hybrid turbo would be required at 450bhp?

    Going by Littco's facebook posts he is going to stop selling the hybrid IS20s, he has one last one for sale now.
     
  5. S3Racing

    S3Racing New Member

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    Yes, Littco's hybrid turbos were a very good idea but they broke apart because it still had the poor original IHI bearing and cartridge. Making a hybrid turbo stable means to fully remove ALL IHI internals of the turbo (cartridge, Bearing, mounting, wheels, axis, BOTH wheels, etc. ) and integrate a different basic unit. I will make a test drive with the PnP LM440 - it seems to have all internals replaced so it is race-proof. We will see.
    https://kolbenkraft-tuning.com/prod...290-300-mk3-is38-2-0-tsi-ea888-gen-3-upgrade/

     
  6. AGee

    AGee Member

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    Who's doing the ECU remap?
     
  7. S3Racing

    S3Racing New Member

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    This remap got done by www.TIJ-Power.com (it is actally MTR Performance) - this is said in the video. But they say that all tuners can do the remap of the PnP LM... turbo chargers.
     
  8. AudiB7Jay

    AudiB7Jay Active Member Team Aruba Blue TFSI Owners Group Team Sepang Audi S1 saloon Audi A4 TDi S-line owners group Manual

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    Ive head the IS20 upgrades are not very reliable, you would be better off with just bolting in an IS38 Hybrid. Im planning stage 3 atm i just need to get the turbo and a map over the stage 2 revo
     

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