[A4] turbo upgrades

Rocky Mullin caliban at sharon.net
Wed Sep 28 04:05:30 EDT 2005

	ooooh, are you near california?  tahoe?  i want a ride!!

At 5:17 PM -0600 9/27/05, Brandon Rogers wrote:
>I do have an ur-quatto as my play car - an '84 with a somewhat RS2'd 
>20Vt. Yes it is _very_ fun - but it won't be my everyday car. You 
>may not remember me from your Urq List days....
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Rocky Mullin" <caliban at sharon.net>
>To: "Brandon Rogers" <brogers at terrix.com>; "Nicholas Stock" 
><nickstock at gmail.com>
>Cc: "A4 List" <a4 at audifans.com>
>Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 4:57 PM
>Subject: Re: [A4] turbo upgrades
>>mmm, snow driving.
>>what i did, until finances derailed me, was have a nice, basic,
>>chipped 1.8t avant (still have it) and a killer '83 ur-quattro, with an
>>MC engine swap, chipped.  THAT fucker was for the big grins.
>>so, get an URQ, or a 4kQ, drop in an MC i5 (if not the 20v i5!)
>>and use it as a play car.
>>also, i ride motorcycles, so i'm never short on thrills.
>>At 12:44 PM -0600 9/27/05, Brandon Rogers wrote:
>>>We're in the same boat I think.  Not much new stuff out there that 
>>>I'd want to drive (Aston Martins and such aside, E46 M3 but I live 
>>>in CO and this is my daily - snow included) and my '98 A4 does 
>>>pretty much everything very well.  A bigger turbo will put some 
>>>new life into it....
>>>I'm told a K04 with higher flow DP and high flow cat will net 
>>>about 240 with MTM software - which is no cost to me - I can trade 
>>>my current MTM software in cost probably around $1800 +/-  for 
>>>parts and labor...and for street use no brake upgrade required 
>>>although I'm considering the A8 rotor with TT bracket - but will 
>>>likely just stick with slotted rotors and upgrade the pads...
>>>   ----- Original Message -----
>>>   From: Nicholas Stock
>>>   To: Brandon Rogers
>>>   Cc: Peter Kirby ; A4 List
>>>   Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 12:18 PM
>>>   Subject: Re: [A4] turbo upgrades
>>>   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.
>>>   Nick
>>>   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 
>>>     Brandon
>>>       ----- Original Message -----
>>>       From: Nicholas Stock
>>>       To: Peter Kirby
>>>       Cc: Brandon Rogers ; A4 List
>>>       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?
>>>       Nick
>>>       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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