BorgWarner Transverse 1.8T Audi A3/VW Golf/VW Beetle Upgrade Turbo (53049500001)
How about a Borg Warner AirWerks K04 series performance upgrade turbo, developed specifically for Audi and VW 1.8 liter engines? This upgrade option can enhance engine performance as much as 15%. Ultimate output may vary depending on prior engine condition, fuel settings and other supporting performance components.
Click on the image below for dimensions, compressor maps, and part numbers for the BorgWarner K03-2072 turbocharger.
- Max warm oil pressure: 5 bar (73.5psi)
- Max cold oil pressure: 8 bar (118psi)
- When starting a fresh engine build or in extremely cold climates – oil pressure must reach 0.5bar (7.2psi) within 4 seconds maximum.
- Do not load the engine with full boost and WOT until full operating oil pressure is present
- Do not load the engine with full boost and WOT if any boost leaks are present (this can result in turbocharger overspeed)