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Defining stage1, stage2, stage 3

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Chlippo, Aug 1, 2010.

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    plenty of ppl around here and other forums are into "stages", while i am not really able to separate those stages, all i can think about is at stage 1 you got a remap, at stage 3 you got a hybrid turbo and all the others bits like down pipe, fmic...

    So if you got a 3'' downpipe, a fmic and an uprated DV...you can directly get a stage 2 map right?
    (since the cone air filter or even the panel filter doesnt do much difference)

    and not that not all the tuners have stage 2, so what really is a stage 2?
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    It has been said quite a lot of time now dude.

    STAGE 1 - Standard car

    STAGE 2 - Uprated DV, Uprated cone/panel filter, Uprated TIP, Full turbo exhaust. (Not needed but advised for stage 2 is a FMIC)

    Stage 3 - Hybrid/big turbo, Uprated injectors (possibly uprated fuel pump)

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    what Nath said! I'd go straight to stage 3.

    Stage 1 is best value for money
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    ok ok mates but as i mentionned, it is also a map for each stage??
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    stage1 isnt a standard car a standard car is a standard car stage 1 is a remaped car, stage 2 is a remaped car which has had a 3inch downpipe decat or sportcat and filter etc which then can have the stage 2 remap to do justice especially to take advantage of the 3inch downpipe, stage 3 is bt plus internal mods if necessary.
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    a map for each stage
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    Yes it is. What mods do you need for a stage 1, nothing ......... a standard car.

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    you better have a word with giac superchips revo amd apr then because they are charging 500 pounds for a stage 1 remap lol
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    Dude I understand what you say. My list is a list of what MODS you need for each stage.
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