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Old 10-04-2004, 05:51 AM   #1
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Audi 96 A4 1.8t

G'day i was just wondering if anyone had some specs for a 96 A4 1.8t.

And a bit of info. can you boost them up easly and Reliably. how much power has anyone seen out of them?

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Old 10-04-2004, 11:32 PM   #2
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G'day i was just wondering if anyone had some specs for a 96 A4 1.8t.

And a bit of info. can you boost them up easly and Reliably. how much power has anyone seen out of them?

Thanks

Specs? Check online at Cars.com you'll find the factory specs for the car the car.Here you can find some good performance upgrades for Audi's. I don't know about you being able to do them easily, as they are expensive; but from what I've seen the cars reliability is comparable to that of a lexus. A personal friend of mine owns an Audi A4 with a 500HP race spec engine that he uses mainly for autocrossing. They are nice cars, just really really really expensive to mod.
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Old 10-05-2004, 05:01 AM   #3
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Specs? Check online at Cars.com you'll find the factory specs for the car the car.Here you can find some good performance upgrades for Audi's. I don't know about you being able to do them easily, as they are expensive; but from what I've seen the cars reliability is comparable to that of a lexus. A personal friend of mine owns an Audi A4 with a 500HP race spec engine that he uses mainly for autocrossing. They are nice cars, just really really really expensive to mod.


Thanks for that. Thats exactly what i wanted.
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Old 10-05-2004, 09:12 AM   #4
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The 1.8T engine is enormously tuneable. A remap releases an obscene amount of power from such a small engine. Have a word with Revo or Jabbasport, they can get these engines to pump out around 270 bhp, and over 300 ftlbs of torque (admittedly that's on a later 1.8T, in a Seat Leon Cupra R, but they're basically the same motor). That's more than enough for a fwd car: in fact, it's a bit tricky to drive with that much grunt (the Leon certainly was).

And all this power is yours for around 400. That's a bargain, if you ask me.
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Man i didnt know you could get that much power out of them that easy. Im in australia so ill have to find some where here that can do them. Anyone here from Aus that knows of anyone near brisbane?
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Man i didnt know you could get that much power out of them that easy. Im in australia so ill have to find some where here that can do them. Anyone here from Aus that knows of anyone near brisbane?

Easy? I don't know about you, but anything that cost in excess of $4K for a 60HP increase is'nt exaclty easy. Well not in my eyes that, you may have deep pockets. Tuning Audi's is'nt a bolt on process, its a science that must be carefully performed. These cars cost arround $40K-$50K brand new. They have very delicate ECU's, and come from the factory tuned to Audi-like perfection. Theres room for improvement, but it comes at a great cost.
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