Engine swap

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Cam-bear
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Re: Engine swap

Post by Cam-bear » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:32 pm

billbobaggins1 wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:05 pm
The Racechip GTS box I have it set to 5 (standard) and has made the torque better at low rpm so more pulling power, I guess yours is the the 190PS same as mine. I can't complain really does the job. It was cheaper than some others and it offered better figures too, obviously I haven't rolling road checked it, but seen other videos of VAG engines checked against actual Racechip specs on rolling roads and they match those.
Many thanks.

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Zach
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Re: Engine swap

Post by Zach » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:42 am

There’s no point doing an engine swap when most of the mechanicals are the same. All you need to do is swap the turbocharger with the IS38 off a 280/272PS engine. https://www.goapr.com/products/turbo_20 ... 8_mqb.html

That is what you need, I think REVO also sell a similar off the shelf upgrade.
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DAN@ADRIAN FLUX
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Re: Engine swap

Post by DAN@ADRIAN FLUX » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:45 pm

Hi.
If anyone does ever need any help with insurance for an engine change then please feel free to drop me a line.
Regards,
Dan.

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