[A4] A4 Digest, Vol 36, Issue 17

docwyte at comcast.net docwyte at comcast.net
Wed Oct 25 20:21:11 EDT 2006

All of which the car would have with K04's.  Hell, the S4 is more reliable with the K04's!  Just run em at the factory boost level and let us tweakers play from there...

-------------- Original message -------------- 
From: Rocky Mullin <caliban at sharon.net> 

> At 11:20 PM +0000 10/25/06, docwyte at comcast.net wrote: 
> >The K04 on the 1.8T won't really lag anymore than the K03 will. 
> >It'll just extend your usable power band by about 700-1000 rpm. In 
> >my mind, Audi shouldn't have farted around with the K03 at all for 
> >the A4/S4, it's clearly too small a turbo for the motor, they 
> >should've just used the K04 to begin with. 
> driveability, reliability, mileage. they make cars for the 
> mass market, not for speed enthusiasts :) 
> -- 
> "I hope you weren't stupid enough to be offended by what I said" 
> -Arnold Schoenberg 

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