[BiturboS4] New S4 owner

mike kuriger michael at isuzu-mods.com
Sat Oct 25 10:57:09 EDT 2003

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My S4 lasted about 15,000 miles with a giac X chip installed (daily
driven).  my turbos failed and were replaced under warranty.  I would
highly recommend using larger turbos with the chip so that they are not
overworked or overspun.  the motor itself is built to handle the extra
power though.


Ti Kan wrote:

>My S4 is not chipped.  I am indeed reluctant to jeopardize my warranty
>while it's still in effect.  Even after the warranty is over, I'd think
>twice about doing it, because it seems that chipping often causes a
>bunch of expensive failures and I am not sure I want to get caught up
>in that...  The temptation of power is great, though :).
>2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
>2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
>1984 5000S turbo
>1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
>    ///  Ti Kan                Vorsprung durch Technik
>   ///   AMB Laboratories, Sunnyvale, CA. USA
>  ///    ti at amb.org
> //////  http://www.amb.org/ti/
>John M. Harrison writes:
>>I'm curious - have you experimented with chipping, or are you reluctant
>>to do this while your car is in warranty as I am?  I understand if you
>>don't want to answer to the whole list.  Cheers.
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