APR Presents the New 1.8T/2.0T EA888 Gen 3 Boost Tap!

By: APR | 02/25/2015 < Back to Blog Home

The APR Boost Tap for the 1.8T and 2.0T EA888 Gen 3 engines is a simple, yet elegant solution for referencing boost pressure and vacuum as is commonly necessary for boost gauges. The boost tap plugs into an unused port on the factory intake manifold and doesn’t interfere with the factory T-MAP sensor.


Traditionally boost is tapped by spacing out the factory T-MAP sensor on top of the intake manifold. However, APR’s engineers discovered using this location lead to inconsistencies in intake air temperature readings and potentially a loss of power. Upon this discovery, APR’s engineering team went back to the drawing board and came up with a new and unique solution. NOTE Customers who have purchased APR’s previous MS100079 boost tap are entitled to upgrade to the new, better designed, boost tap for free! Read More!

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