Fwd: [BiturboS4] Re: Diverter Upgrade
adamschwartz at rcn.com
adamschwartz at rcn.com
Fri Feb 14 15:00:08 EST 2003
So with your RS4 clutch. Did you also use the RS4 pressure
plate? Where did you get them from? I have seen AWE sells the
kit, but I was wondering about just ordering the needed part
numbers from Claire Audi. They are usually pretty cheap, but
my fear is that there could be parts needed to adapt the RS4
clutch/pressure plate to my flywheel. I do not plan on
replacing my flywheel.. Unless I have to. I have also HEARD
that the RS4 Clutch disk is actually the same.. its the
pressure plate that makes the difference. ideas?
>Funny you should mention the clutch slipping.
>I made similar improvements on my 2000 S4 (APR chip and
>Diverters) and my clutch started slipping under power. My
car has 50,000
>miles on it and I'm pretty easy on the clutch, so I couldn't
believe that I
>didn't get more miles out of it.
>When we pulled the old clutch, my suspicion was confirmed.
It still had
>lots of life left in it, it just could not keep a grip with
the new chip and
>I replaced the stock clutch with an RS4 clutch and it's
>So now that I have the RS4 clutch, it would be a shame to
waste all that
>Any recommendations on dual exhaust systems??? K04's????
>2000 S4, apr chip, stratmosphere diverters, stratmosphere
short shifter, S8
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>> Subject: [BiturboS4] Diverter upgrade
>> Hello all,
>> Just thought you all might be interested in my latest
>> how I got it. My car is a 2000 S4, with an APR chip...
>> interest (you will see why latter) my clutch is still
>> little. Will do that in a few months when it gets a little
>> I convinced my shop that they should change my DV's and
>> should use my after market warranty as much as possible.
>> they said... I wanted to go with the Bosch 100 sport DV. I
>> good things, and it was close enough to the real thing,
>> figured my warranty wouldnt know the diff. they didnt...
>> and now I have 2 new Bosche 100 sports... sorta for free.
>> Definitely better. Turbo seems to spool up faster, or at
least I feel
>> the power faster. The car seems more responsive, more
>> friend was in the car today and he said.. WOW.. that
>> like the difference between the APR and the GIAC Xchip..
>> that.. but it was an interesting response.
>> These DV's are $50 a piece, vs $150 for some of the others
>> The DV;s that were replaced were the original Audi part
>> 108. Very happy now.
>> One odd, or rather unexpected thing is that now my clutch
>> I assume this means that these new DVs are holding the
>> better? There is definitely more power going to the clutch.
>> I do plan on using the RS4 clutch when I do the change,
probably in the
>> Thanks all..
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