[A4] turbo upgrades
caliban at sharon.net
Tue Sep 27 15:01:57 EDT 2005
thoughts from me is - upgrade. you'll start paying bucks for
audiRepairs soon enough. get a new one, and lease it. make the repairs
At 11:18 AM -0700 9/27/05, Nicholas Stock wrote:
>This is something I've been trying to get to grips with myself. I have an
>APR stage 1 Avant Sport with about 95K on it now and I've been drooling over
>getting a new 2.0T Avant with all the options (including the S-line
>package). All in all, 40K!! But, I like my current A4, even though it needs
>a little cosmetic work now (scratches, dent in the bumper etc). The thought
>of swapping in a K04, new exhaust and uprated clutch would be a far cheaper
>way to put a grin on my face...
> Any thoughts.
> On 9/27/05, Brandon Rogers <brogers at terrix.com> wrote:
>> Good question - I forgot to add that in my question before...I'm at 93k
>> now and my clutch slips a little on uphill starts with the a/c on....I
>> figure next when I do the TB in 7k miles i'll do the clutch and what the
>> heck why not a bigger turbo too....
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> *From:* Nicholas Stock <nickstock at gmail.com>
>> *To:* Peter Kirby <4pkirby at gmail.com>
>> *Cc:* Brandon Rogers <brogers at terrix.com> ; A4 List <a4 at audifans.com>
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 27, 2005 12:03 PM
>> *Subject:* Re: [A4] turbo upgrades
>> Did he change the clutch? The guys at APR told me the stock clutch
>> handles about 260 ft/lbs torque and I imagine with a KO4, you're probably
>> topping that...
>> Any ideas?
>> On 9/27/05, Peter Kirby <4pkirby at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > A friend swapped out his K3 (chipped) and replaced it with a K4
>> > (+Neuspeed chip) and within 24 hours owed the local constabulary a
>> > large sum of money. Other than his tax contribution, he is VERY
>> > please with it. Figures something like 225-235 HP.
>> > It flies!
>> > Peter
>> > 2001 1.8t A4
>> > On 9/27/05, Brandon Rogers < brogers at terrix.com> wrote:
>> > > Curious on opinions (especially those based on first hand knowledge)
>> > on the various turbo upgrade kits out there.
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