EM TuningChris Nott
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Dec 2012

    Newbie with A4 Avant S Line 2.0 TDI CR 170

    Hi all, first post here. Seems like a good site with loads of info

    I've just bought a 2009 A4 Avant S Line 2.0tdi 170 with the common rail engine and DPF. It's a great car, but I've always been one for modifying so I've been looking at remaps to get a bit more oomph out of it. Is it worth getting the DPF deleted at the same time?

    Are DPF issues inevitable? If so I'd rather just get shot of it before any problems do crop up

    I've had a good quote from Big Fish Tuning near Middlesbrough to carry out DPF removal and then a custom map. Has anyone on here used this company for remapping? If so how did you find them? From what I can find online most people seem to rate them.



  2. # ADS
    Join Date
  3. #2
    Rick @ Unicorn Motor Dev.'s Avatar
    4th Gear

    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Stockport, Cheshire
    Hi Stu,

    Are DPF issues inevitable? In the long term yes, but it depends on what sort of mileage you do. We have done a few DPF removals on these, mainly on cars that have had them fail. Of course there is more power when the DPF is removed too.

    Thanks, Rick
    Unicorn Motor Developments. Bespoke Calibration and Remapping Services

  4. #3

    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Thanks for the reply Rick, I bought the car fully aware of potential DPF issues. I think the best course of action would be to just delete it if it does fail. I will cross that bridge when I come to it and in the mean time just enjoy the car

    Are there any issues associated with remapping this engine? Is it an ECU out job?




Similar Threads

  1. hello, newbie with an A3 s-line
    By Cookie013 in forum The Welcome Section
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 29th June 2013, 09:25
  2. slowly building new A4 S Line 2.0 tdi Quattro 170
    By kevlil in forum Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 17th July 2011, 23:06
  3. Newbie with A4 Avant Sline 190
    By Bench in forum The Welcome Section
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 20th September 2010, 20:31
  4. Newbie with A4 Avant S line.
    By sidibear in forum The Welcome Section
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 9th November 2008, 22:35
  5. Newbie with 200 tq avant
    By LLOYD in forum Classic Audi Forum
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 13th July 2006, 11:13

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO

Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO