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Welcome to the home of the 1.8T Vanagon discussion group which is dedicated to an open dialogue about VW's 1.8T (Turbo-charged) engine installed into the VW Vanagon!

We also want to welcome anyone that has questions about the conversion process from the factory installed engine to the newer more modern 1.8T.
Group was started to discuss with 1.8T Vanagon owners (or potential owners) the in's and out's of their new found power plant.

Why this engine?
1.8T Stock power output is 180hp and 174ft.lbs of torque!
Ultra low emissions engine. 50 state smog legal.
Low cost of maintenance.
OBD II Diagnostics.
Better fuel mileage over original engine with MUCH more power output.

Also other upgrades available for your 1.8T engine.
Deck lid mattress available for campers.
Maintenance schedules for the 1.8T.
Stage 1 - 3 program chipping. Hardware or Software upgrades.
Inter-Cooler upgrades.
Scan-Gauge II and how to use it.
Why the 1.8T can be 100% California Smog legal and others can't?
etc. etc.. Ask away..

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