034Motorsport is proud to unveil the all-new Cast Stainless Steel Performance Downpipe for 8V Audi A3/S3 & MkVII Volkswagen Golf/GTI/R models equipped with EA888 Gen 3 1.8T/2.0T engines! Offering increased horsepower and torque throughout the powerband, reduced turbocharger lag, and an enhanced exhaust note, this is the ultimate downpipe solution for the discerning Audi/Volkswagen enthusiast.
Optimized for increased flow and maximum performance, the MQB 1.8T/2.0T Cast Stainless Steel Performance Downpipe features organic geometry and a massive 101.6mm diameter Euro 3 racing catalytic converter in the factory location. This complete downpipe solution includes an integrated v-band flange at the turbine outlet, integrated oxygen sensor bung after the catalyst, OEM-style corrugated flex bellow, and factory-location exhaust hanger. The MQB 1.8T/2.0T Cast Stainless Steel Performance Downpipe is constructed from 304 stainless steel and TIG-welded for maximum durability and corrosion resistance.
034Motorsport's MQB 1.8T/2.0T Cast Stainless Steel Downpipe was developed entirely in-house on 034Motorsport's Development MkVII Volkswagen GTI & 8V Audi S3 utilizing the latest in 3D Scanning Technology, CAD Software, and Rapid Prototyping Techniques. Final production units were then tested extensively on multiple enthusiast-owned 8V Audi A3/S3 & MkVII Volkswagen Golf/GTI/R vehicles before release.
Cast Downpipe Features
Increased Horsepower & Torque Throughout the Powerband (+ 19-26 HP / + 44-47 TQ)
IS20 vs. IS38 - IS20 Performance Comparisons are applicable to 8V Audi A3 2.0T and MkVII Volkswagen GTI 2.0T models equipped with the factory IS20 Turbocharger. IS38 Performance Comparisons are applicable to Audi S3 and MkVII Volkswagen Golf R models equipped with the factory IS38 Turbocharger.
IS20 Stage 1 vs. Stage 2 - 91 Octane
IS20 Power Gains - 91 Octane
IS38 Stage 1 vs. Stage 2 - 91 Octane
IS38 Power Gains - 91 Octane
2015 - Present Audi A3/S3 (8V - MQB)
1.8T & 2.0T Gen 3
2015 - Present Volkswagen Golf/GTI/ R (MkVII - MQB)
1.8T & 2.0T Gen 3
Important: This downpipe requires a Stage 2 ECU remap to eliminate any check engine lights due to removal of the factory catalyst.
Please Note: 1.8T models may require a separate 76mm to 60mm reducer (not included) for proper fitment with the factory exhaust system.
This product is sold for off-road use only.
This downpipe requires a Stage 2 ECU remap to eliminate any check engine lights due to removal of the factory catalyst.
By purchasing this product, you understand this product is sold for competition use and is not legal for use in highway or street vehicles.
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The installation of your 034Motorsport MQB Audi/Volkswagen 1.8T/2.0T Cast Downpipe is a complex process that may take up to 6 hours to complete. We recommend professional installation for this upgrade. You can access our detailed installation guide by clicking the icon on the left.