PDK holding up fine?
LM430 is a bolt on fit and elite turbo playing in the superior league that is why it cannot be compared to any TTxxxx.What IC are you running?
Also, did you explore running a TTE480L?
Did you have to clock the LM430 or was it a bolt on fit?
Do you have a link for the intercooler?LM430 is a bolt on fit and elite turbo playing in the superior league that is why it cannot be compared to any TTxxxx.
Or can we compare Porsche to Opel.
The LM430 plays well with the ARTEK Intercooler (499 Dollars) and other tuning ic and with PDK.
More technical information:
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This is the same EA888 Gen3 engine found on the VW Golf GTI, Golf R, Seat Leon Cupra and Skoda Octavia and Superb.I'm wondering how long the engine & drivetrain components are going to last in a system boosted to such levels.
The PDK clutch pack is a limiting factor for performance modifications made to the Turbo model(s).
Could the Base engine & drivetrain setup have been designed and built to withstand these kinds of upgrades?
Even the factory-provided MB CLA45 models raise longevity/reliability concerns with their high output levels from a 20.L power source.
...and that engine is rated at less HP than is cited above...
Because of lots of failing IS20 IHI Turbos in Macan & Audi A5 / A4 LM developed the LM430:This is the same EA888 Gen3 engine found on the VW Golf GTI, Golf R, Seat Leon Cupra and Skoda Octavia and Superb.
These engines can easily hold 450-500WHP on stock block as long as the torque is capped at 600Nm.
The gearbox on the Base Macan is not a PDK. It's an Audi derivative DL501 Gen 2.
The biggest weakness on these engines is that ever failing turbos made by IHI.
I've tuned over 100 EA888 Gen3 engines in a Skoda Octavia (same as Golf GTI). Not one turbo has blown in 3yrs.Because of lots of failing IS20 IHI Turbos in Macan & Audi A5 / A4 LM developed the LM430: