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8V S3 Tuning Thread

Discussion in 'New A3/S3 (8V Chassis)' started by Johnnyb, Oct 27, 2013.

  1. vakaviti
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    [Feb 27, 2014]
    Wicked!!! Good stuff mate now get us a video hahaha
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    hahaha, Looks great and like the sound of the bangs on upshifts. You chipped? I wonder if a CAT delete would work or cause error codes etc?
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    It's a full turbo back with 200 cell sports cat, no point removing the cat. Going for a Shark fettle tomorrow.
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    It'll pop even more then! My MTM makes the motor pop on upshifts with a standard system!
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    it already banged on upshifts as it's an S Tronic. Now it's just scary. Think shotgun shot and you'd be close!!
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    Get back mine back in Tuesday. No cel lights then with a 200 cell cat?

    Mines resonated I think so won't be crazy loud but still a big improvement so I'm told.
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    Nope no lights!
    I can change mine to resonated if I find the non resonated too loud, but to be honest I don't do any miles hardly so think it'll be ok.
    Be interesting to hear the sound difference between the Milltek and Scorpion. They've had yours a while then!
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    Sweet. We could do with more clearer photos though when you get the chance ;).
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    Will do when I get a mo!!
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    How did you get on today mate?
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    Not sure yet mate car's still at Shark!
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    Those gear changes are nuts and I bet the video doesn't do the sound justice either.
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    Any dyno results?
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    Sounds awesome! Had my MTM equipped beast up to 166mph yesterday, still pulling!
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    When did you get the MTM box silky? I'll be honest not a fan of these boxes but I'm contemplating putting one on for 12 months while things develope and we know more about the engine.
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    I have planned to buy S3 and then ABT tuning. Any opinions about ABT? How is s-tronic durability when car is tuned, any problems?
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    Do a speedo vid! Interested to see how much quicker a tuned s3 is. I'm considering a dtuk box spoke to them this morning and sounds a good option for £450ish!
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    About 3 weeks ago mate. Its very very good! Feels like a factory map just with loads more thrust. Not just loads of boost as seen on some maps. Like the fact that its just one connection into the ECU, true plug and play, 3 sec to remove with no need to go under car etc. My 8V is now faster than my 8P Stage 2+, all from one box! Also top speed limiter removed, and a soft limiter under 80 degree oil temp :)

    Thats what I though, I wanted power now! So got it and if other things come out, i'l just sell it on :)
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    How much is the mtm?
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    Sounds like a good bit of kit. Any warrenty with it and yeah price?

    ive enquired about one with MTM see what they say but for the price should come with engine & drivetrain warrenty.
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    Price is a lot! Get in touch with Kim at QST. Think they offer a full warranty for £200?
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    Come on we're all friends here give us the numbers! Ha
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    Why? Just remove it and then you have your full Audi warranty. You could do it while your car is on fire at the side of the road, its that easy to remove.
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    Well according to the website it's gonna be £1750 with warrenty wow that's madness.

    I have an exhaust aswell which isn't so easy to remove.
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    Haha, good point!
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    Wow! It'd have to be a lot better than the dtuk/shark kits to justify that difference! Not saying it isn't.
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    No dyno results yet, will have to wait for Shark to publish them I'm afraid. Suffice to say it's absolutely mental as you can see from the video. Did a launch and I'm guessing low 4's to 60. Shark cracked 140mph with ease on the dyno too.
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    By the way the video doesn't do the bangs justice. Lots more nice boost noise too! Need to get a cold air intake designed next...
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    Is not more power possible? I have thought that with an Turbo back exhaust and tuning you will get nearly 400 hp...
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    60bhp from standard is a lot! The torque figure is immense, nearly 500Nm in a car the weighs 1350kg.
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    Expecting a genuine 100bhp from an exhaust and map from a 2.0 4 pot is asking a bit much, don't you think?

    Geefunk - Car is sounding mint mate, really is! Am I right in assuming that the car is now around 340-50bhp on Shark's rollers now (going off your previous RR results)? It would be good to see what it makes on another dyno - just as a comparison.
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    Definitely asking a bit much!
    Yeah about 350bhp now, but 490Nm which is the important figure. Pulls like a fighter jet!!
    I'm very very happy with those figures from an exhaust and a tuning box. Might get more when it can be mapped properly as there's more control that way. No point over stressing the engine too much tho, don't fancy sitting at the side of the road with bits of engine everywhere.
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    LAUNCH CONTROL PLEASE! lol. Does sound good mate :)
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    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1393766468.128496.jpg

    This is the diagram from siemoneit racing here in germany...

    Only Stage 1 Tuning without exhaust... Tuning via OBD...
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    368hp and 511nm...
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    Sweeeet. Mapping via obd can't be far away now with tuners in this country.

    I wonder how autograph cars are getting on they've been quiet on this for a while, they did have a golf mk7 to play with this month.

    I'm also not worried about remapping and td1 any more aslong as Audi don't do a software update...
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    Also dyno figures a practically meaningless for anything else other than a ball park figure.

    It's all about vbox times faaaaar more accurate way of measuring performance.
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    Geefunk do you have a vbox?

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