CTS Turbo is proud to announce our CTS IS38 replacement turbocharger for MQB vehicles.
Our IS38 replacement turbocharger can be installed into 2015+ MQB vehicles as a direct replacement for IS38 turbo; or as an upgrade to IS12 and IS20.
Please note that proper tuning software must be used when upgrading from a smaller turbo – check with your tuning software provider. Any IS38 software is compatible.
CTS Turbo downpipe and intercooler are recommended if upgrading.
- Brand new unit, no core required
- Exact replacement for factory IHI IS38 turbo
- Upgraded turbine shaft and bearings
- Stainless steel turbine housing
- Manufactured to OEM-spec tolerances
- 2015-current VW Golf, Sportwagen, Alltrack 1.8TSI (upgrade)
- 2015-current VW GTI (upgrade)
- 2015-current VW Golf R (direct replacement)
- 2019-current VW Jetta GLI (upgrade)
- 2015-current Audi A3 (upgrade)
- 2015-current Audi S3 (direct replacement)
- 2015-current Audi TT (upgrade)
- 2015-current Audi TTS (direct replacement)
Installation is a straight-forward replacement of the factory turbo, using all OEM gaskets and hardware. Simply transfer your diverter valve or BOV and wastegate actuator (not included).
Hardware required (not included):
- 06L253039A – Turbo Inlet Gasket
- 5Q0253115B – Turbo Outlet Seal
- WHT007210 – Turbo Mount Nuts (x4)
- N90067202 – Turbo Oil Line O-ring (x2)
- WHT006112 – Turbo Oil Line Gasket
- WHT006113 – Turbo Oil Line Gasket
- WHT006114 – Coolant Hose O-Ring
- WHT006124 – Coolant Hose O-Ring
- WHT005558 – Coolant Hose O-Ring
NOTE: Always follow the proper procedure for checking/adjusting the wastegate actuator when installing the turbo! Always replace engine oil and prime the turbocharger before starting. Professional installation recommended.