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unasked boost question
While it seems we've discused nearly all aspects of power increases
through greater boost etc. There has been little discussion of the
negative aspects. How is valve-guide-seat longevity affected, or turbo
life expectancy. The way I see it, if the Ur-qs can safely make 250+ HP
with just computer and boost mods then the engineers wouldn't have let
the car leave the factory with a measly 160hp. Does gas milage suffer
that dramatically? (not that I'm worried, but it could explain audis
conservative output, its sort of difficult to sell a car that gets 10
MPG). I have the highest regards for the Audi engineers, I bow my head and
give thanks to them each time I start my car (perhaps THIS is why MY UR-q
is reliable). I figure the car was designed to make 160hp for a reason.
To me, I guess, these computer mods seem too cheap and easy... There must
be a catch..hmm.
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