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Old 09-26-2005, 12:31 PM
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Hi all.This is my first post here.I dont have an A4 but in the mean time till I get my car im driving my father's B5 1.8T.I think its pretty quick for such a heavy.Not looking to modify the thing but just want to get some general info since Audi's seem like nice cars.Whats the max boost that the 1.8T engine can take?
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On a ko3 ?
22PSI is pushing it ..
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Not on a K03>im just asking in general...but ur saying the stock k03 can go so high??Wont it start to be inefficient?Whats the stock boost on the 1.8T?
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I belive 11psi?
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I belive 11psi?
Stock boost is 7-8 PSI

Chipped is about 14-15PSI
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i had 22 psi on my turbo
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From what I've seen, 1.8Ts can handle mid to upper 20s before internals need to be replaced. Your starting off with a fairly low compression engine so your allowed more boost.
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it depends on what turbo, what timing, ambient air temps etc. I've hit around 30 on several occasions by accident on a ko4 and gt28rs
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I belive 11psi?
Stock boost is 7-8 PSI

Chipped is about 14-15PSI
for the B6
stock boost peaks at 0.7 bars about 10PSI
and holds around 0.5 bars about 7PSI
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atp runs like 36 psi on their kits to make the power it does...or was it 26 psi i dunno but thats on a gt2871rs and gt28rs
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