[A4] turbo upgrades

Brandon Rogers brogers at terrix.com
Wed Sep 28 13:42:23 EDT 2005

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----- 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: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 2:05 AM
Subject: Re: [A4] turbo upgrades

> 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 too....
>>>>     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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