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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-07-2010, 08:09 PM
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Posted By harddrivin1le
VW/Audi's HIGH PERFORMANCE 2.0T applications use...

VW/Audi's HIGH PERFORMANCE 2.0T applications use the EA113 engine. The EA888 engine is limited to 211 HP in factory applications.

My argument started right there and that's where I'm going to end...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-07-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
http://www.my-gti.com/1046/differences-between-the...

http://www.my-gti.com/1046/differences-between-the-gti-mark-v-and-mark-vi-engine

The Audi TT-S and the VW Golf R also use the EA113 engine....
...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-07-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 425
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Posted By harddrivin1le
"A bunch of ES113s laying around?" Are you...

"A bunch of ES113s laying around?"

Are you serious?

The EA888 has been in production now for nearly 3 years and VW sells around 7,000,000 cars a year worldwide.

How many of the old engines...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-07-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
Ask him...

Ask him...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-07-2010, 07:27 PM
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Posted By harddrivin1le
The Camaro was in a whole different league. ...

The Camaro was in a whole different league.

Mine of one of 66 factory ordered 1LE /6 speed cars, which included double adjustable Koni "Yellows" (and lot of other suspension upgrades) right from...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-07-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
134 HP/liter X 2.0 liters = 268 HP. So why...

134 HP/liter X 2.0 liters = 268 HP.

So why didn't VW simply boost the EA888 to 268 HP - 270 HP for their new "R20" instead of going to all the extra trouble of specifying and installing a...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-07-2010, 07:09 PM
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Posted By harddrivin1le
Because the car would be 12 model years old now...

Because the car would be 12 model years old now and my life situation limits me to one car - which must be reliable, have relatively low mileage, etc.

The Camaro had a junk interior, a lousy...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-07-2010, 06:51 PM
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Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
Dinan offers a warranty on the BMWs they've...

Dinan offers a warranty on the BMWs they've modified:

http://www.dinancars.com/bmw/warranty

And Brabus offers a warranty on their tuned Benzes:
...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-07-2010, 06:38 PM
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Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
Anyone on this board is welcome to research this...

Anyone on this board is welcome to research this issue on their own.

All high performance (more than 211 HP) VW/Audi 2.0T applications utilize the older (EA113) engine - in most case with a host...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-07-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
Does the dealership performing the mod sign an...

Does the dealership performing the mod sign an affidavit stating that the manufacturer's warranty will remain in full effect - even if the added boost pressure (from the tune) is suspected of causing...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
I don't have to do anything nor will I post...

I don't have to do anything nor will I post anything further on this subject.

VW/Audi doesn't use the EA888 (current GTI engine) for ANY of their high performance 2.0T applications. Instead it...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
Audi/VW doesn't specify the EA888 for any of its...

Audi/VW doesn't specify the EA888 for any of its high performance applications.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Volkswagen_Group_petrol_engines

The EA113 is reserved for such applications....
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/car/10q1/2010_...

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/car/10q1/2010_volkswagen_golf_r-first_drive_review

"You might expect that the [2010 Golf] R and GTI would share an engine, only differing in tune, but you’d be...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 08:32 PM
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Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
I am aware that they're in the business of...

I am aware that they're in the business of selling parts and, as such, that does not make them a truly objective party.

This is not an indictment against APR nor was it ever intended to be. I...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
But your sales pitches are. Right? Car and...

But your sales pitches are. Right?

Car and Driver and Wikipedia are good enough for me.

I'm not going to waste my time searching out VW/Audi supplied engine details because people will just...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
People like me? I'm a mechanical engineer...

People like me?

I'm a mechanical engineer with 24 years of experience.

The bottom line is that the EA888, in its present form, is a weak engine - relative to the factory fortified EA113 engine....
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
Okay... But look at the Stage 2 and Stage 3...

Okay...

But look at the Stage 2 and Stage 3 gains...

They greatly exceed the levels pointed out here:
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/car/10q1/2010_...

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/car/10q1/2010_volkswagen_golf_r-first_drive_review

"You might expect that the [2010 Golf] R and GTI would share an engine, only differing in tune, but you’d be...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
Nothing negative about it. I'm merely...

Nothing negative about it.

I'm merely pointing out that those who modify their EA888 equipped engines are risking engine reliability and longevity.

Some people aren't aware of those facts.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
Exclamation NEWSFLASH!

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/car/10q1/2010_volkswagen_golf_r-first_drive_review

"You might expect that the R and GTI would share an engine, only differing in tune, but you’d be mistaken....
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
The EA888 engine hasn't been out long enough for...

The EA888 engine hasn't been out long enough for many people to damage it.

Most of the engines he's modded are EA113 engines, which aren't the same engines.

You were aware of that - right?
...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
The link you provided says that your software...

The link you provided says that your software tweak added 36 HP; that's a far cry from the increases your advertising on your website.

The fact remains that VW/Audi engineers aren't specifying the...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
And what are those power ratings? The A4...

And what are those power ratings?

The A4 2.0T is rated at 211 HP I believe...

And the new TT makes 208 HP:

http://www.insideline.com/audi/tt/2011/2011-audi-tt-gets-new-2-0-tfsi-engine.html
...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
True or false: VW/Audi does not specify the...

True or false:

VW/Audi does not specify the EA888 engine for ANY 2.0T application exceeding 155 KW (roughly 205 SAE NET HP).

True or false:

VW/Audi engineers specify the EA113 engine, fitted...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-06-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 137,371
Posted By harddrivin1le
Which engine series - the EA113 or the EA888? ...

Which engine series - the EA113 or the EA888?

With all due respect, I think VW/Audi engineers know more about this than you do and they're altogether avoiding using EA888 engines in their high...
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