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Bluefin; Too good to be true?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by benjibarnicals, Jul 27, 2014.

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    No about rite, it'll cost u a few hundred me thinks to have it reprogrammed tho.
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    Yea I've emailed them for costs. Will keep you posted.
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    I had a bluefin on my 170 TDI 57 plate and it made the car drive awful around town, it did make a noticeable difference to the power, you could really feel it, but the brunt of my driving was urban and I couldn't stand it. It wasn't practical for me to go all the way from York to London for them to have a look and a tweak so just got my money back under their guarantee.
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    I wonder if the map they put on wasn't quite right? Would other remapping companies etc have a "better" map or are these maps pretty much the same from company to company.
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    To be fair they were good about it and did offer for me to go down to HQ and get it looked at like I say I couldn't just pop down it was hundreds of miles, they did say they had looked at the map and it looked "very successful". I was glad of their money back promise.
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    I have a blufin on my 2.0 TFSI , I have had no issues and the power difference is very noticeable
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    Just spoke to them [Superchips], well the Bristol dealer. And they reckon if the hardware of the handset is upto date getting it reprogrammed would be around the £225/£250 mark. Plus the cost of the handset as well. They've got a deal on apparently coming up next week where the units will be down to £360 so its debatable whether the £60 ish less than buying brand new is debatable.
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