Skoda Octavia VRS A7 2.0 TSI Gen3/MQB – Stage 3 IS38 turbo (VW Golf 7R turbo) – 98RON

In 3rd generation EA888 engines, the IS38 turbo from VW Golf 7R is the equivalent of a K04 setup on Gen2. Combined with an upgraded full exhaust and cold air intake kit and 98RON fuel, this turbo is capable of exceeding 380hp at the flywheel with no further hardware modifications.

Hardware upgrade
The IS38 turbo is a direct replacement for the stock turbo. It sits on the cylinder head. To install it just remove the stock one, bolt on the IS38, a remap and off you go! This upgrade is the equivalent of K04-064 turbo kits for Gen2 EA888 engines because it is very easy to install and requires no major modifications with regards to upgraded engine parts.

Upgrade specifications

  • 98RON fuel
  • IS38 turbo (from VW Golf 7R / Audi S3 8V / Seat Leon Cupra Gen3/MQB)
  • Upgraded full exhaust
  • Cold air Intake kit
  • Stage 3 ECU remap

Performance results

  • Maximum power: 356 wHp @ Wheel hubs
  • Maximum torque: 54 wKgm @ Wheel hubs

Street performance

During road tests the car managed to do very well  and the 100-200km/h time is an indication of how fast it really is.
100-200 km/h: 9.3 seconds

Shoutouts to MaxTuning and Etuners@Krasnodar for their magnificent work!

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