[BiturboS4] New S4 owner

Ti Kan ti at amb.org
Fri Oct 24 01:50:43 EDT 2003

Robin Gibson writes:
> I chipped my S4tt at 15k with the abt 310hp chip.  I am now at 44k miles
> without any problems.  Best purchase I ever made; I'd probably have sold my
> kids for an RS4 by now, but with the abt S4 there is little point.  I use
> the car for everyday driving and find that I very rarely have to use full
> power.  Driven with (some) restraint and respect, the rest of the
> mechanicals seem to be up to it.  In the UK at least, the Audi warranty is
> unaffected if they install the abt chip.  Worth checking up on - you're
> missing out otherwise

Yeah, but you probably have much better fuel quality in the UK than what
we have here that's pisswater pretending to be fuel.  Audi had to detune
the S4's power/torque output for the US market cars because of that,
in order to put some safety margin in.  By chipping up to above the
Euro standard, we would remove all the safety margin and then some...

2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
1984 5000S turbo
1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
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