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in light of the recent thread ...i was wondering what kind of mods it would take to for a s3 to beat the a m coupe....taking into consideration the the s3 awd system sapps up some h.p......would a simple chip upgrade be enough? and i believe that the s3 is rated at 210h.p. not 225...i could be wrong though
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (joeZX6)

i think it's been bumped up to t 225 for this year, to match the TT.
I think it'd take a fair bit more than just a chip to beat the m coupe in acceleration though, since it's a 3.2L I6 pumping out 315 horsies.
of course, i don't know anything, and with the cash anything can be done.
turbo upgrade would probably do it...
a modded s3 would have the m off the line though just because of quattro.
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (joeZX6)

K04 is the first step to squeeze more power for S3.
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (A4Jetta)

the s3 already has the ko4

quote:[HR][/HR]K04 is the first step to squeeze more power for S3.[HR][/HR]​
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (joeZX6)

You sure? I thought TT and S3's 225hp got K03 sport instead of K04.
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (A4Jetta)

It would take the Hand of God pushing that baby off a cliff.
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (Double-V)

quote:[HR][/HR]It would take the Hand of God pushing that baby off a cliff.[HR][/HR]​
LMAO http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif

Seriously saying though, the S3 is not in the same category as the pure bred M coupe. S3 is more geared towared the luxury hatch gals

M coupe is geared toward the sit down, buckle up and shut up
Piney
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (PineappleMonkey)

Hmm... new M Coupes are running low 13s in the 1/4 mile, and you can damn well bet that they have incredible handling, a pure 50/50 weight distro and monster brakes.
The S3 suffers from understeer, more weight, worse distribution, and smaller brakes. It would take upgrades in suspension, brakes, and DEFINATELY power to overcome the M Coupe. While both are incredibly cool cars, and I'd LOVE to have both, they'd compliment eachother well (any time I needed to carry people or drive in snow, I'd have AWD in the S3 and anytime I wanted to drive my balls off i"d have the M Coupe.)
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (Rook)

quote:[HR][/HR]any time I needed to drive in snow, I'd have AWD in the S3 and anytime I wanted to drive my balls off i"d have the M Coupe.)[HR][/HR]​
what if you wanted to drive your balls off in the snow?
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (joeZX6)

I'd start by swapping out the 1.8T and putting a 3.2 VR6 in and tuning that to give it 350-380hp N.A. And that's just the balance out the weigh disadvantage.
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (TabulaRasa)

more than likely you can't pull that much hp out of a VR6 NA
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (Mhyrr)

sure u could it just wouldnt be streetable
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (joeZX6)

No, you can't.
There is no way via natural aspiration to get a VR6 to 350hp.
quote:[HR][/HR] And that's just the balance out the weigh disadvantage.
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Also, the S3 has more weight up front than in the rear, you'd be doing a weight disservice, not to mention making it even heavier than before.
Try again.
 

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Re: what would kind of mods would it take for a s3 to beat the mcoupe (Rook)

Find 1.BillyT at the 1.8T forum. 400 hp should do the trick.
 
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