ANY SUGGESTIONS ON WHICH TURBO UPGRADE IS BEST FOR THE NEW BEETLE,IM SICK OF LOOKIN AT FORUMS ON 1.8T ENGINES WHEN THEY ONLY TALK ABOUT GTI'S AND HAVE DYNO PLOTS FOR GTI'S AND JETTAS AND SAY ITS A NEW BEETLE
not really... atp manni 300, or a sweet mmp for 500, turbo is 650 for a 360 thrust bering stage 3 wheel, injectors are like 300, software 900, adj fpr 120, 3 inch maf 100, oil lines 100, inlet pipe use atp stage 3 or 4. around 5 grand prolly... pritty cheap concedering my turbo and manni cost 4 grand!!!! and youll be able to outrun vets and what not
Definately check out what Garrett has available for the HP level you are shooting for. Of course a larger IC is mandatory with larger fuel injectors and perhaps a fuel pump up-grade depending on what rate fuel injectors you change to. You just have to have an adequate pump with enough flow with that level of HP increase and boost. A clutch upgrade is also needed, along with a Quaffe or other locking or positrac differencial swapped out. Engine and tranny mounts must absolutely be up-graded also. A 3" DP with free flow cat. and free flow resonator and muffler is also needed to enjoy all the performance increase with-out creating too much back flow. Check out Techtonics Tuning for any exhaust components. They make great stuff that actually fits at a reasonable price.
I have seen an after-market IC that is a down flow design as opposed to the more traditional cross flow design. This means that the boosted air enters and exits on the same side of the IC. The boosted air enters at the top opening and flows over to the far side of the IC. As it travels across the IC top, variouse sized baffells re-direct the air down thru the cooling fin area and then out the bottom port. This type of set-up cuts down on the excess plumbing required to cross back over to the intake manifold side, especially good for a NB as any extra room is just not there. A larger, cross flow IC maybe more efficent, but they require much more plumbing, ect. I have only heard extremely positive comments when anyone refers to Garrett products. Of course there are many makers out there to choose from, just call and speak with each potential makers tech. people and see what they say regarding there own products..Remember that the turbo you decide on will have to be compatible with the new chip you run as far as flow and boost levels go. Good Luck, JK