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Engine code bre good or problems???

vorsprung dork May 18, 2013

  1. vorsprung dork

    vorsprung dork Member

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    My a6 is a 2.0 140 tdi pd is this a good or problematic engine! How does it take to a remap! Or would one of these tuning boxes be a better idea??
     
  2. towcestervag

    towcestervag Member VCDS Map User

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    remap every time tuning boxes arent great
    140 pd engine is ok but if its pree 58 plate the oil pump drive is weak
     
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  3. gupsterg

    gupsterg Active Member

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    JimC64 has a 2007 2.0 TDi BRE with a remap :yes:...

    AFAIK he had it done very soon after buying car in 2007 ...

    If he not see this thread perhaps PM him :happy: ...
     
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  4. vorsprung dork

    vorsprung dork Member

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    When I say tuning box I mean a £400 chip express tuning box? My brother has one on his 2.5 tdi a4 and to be honest it's awesome! Has anyone got one of these! Www.chipexpress.co.uk???
     
  5. JimC64

    JimC64 Active Member

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    Thanks Gup, Yeah, had my 140 remapped to 176

    To be honest, I found it almost downright dangerous in 1st gear and somewhat lacking pre remap.........Afterwards, ALL good.

    I paid through the nose and got Audi to do it as the car was brand new and wanted to retain the warranty obviously, but there are other options I'm sure
     
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  6. vorsprung dork

    vorsprung dork Member

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    Know what you mean about first gear no poke in low rev range I hope to do something about it v soon just not sure what road to take remap or box! I will start a thread on it!
     
  7. JimC64

    JimC64 Active Member

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    Personal opinion is remap all the way, but each to their own.

    Good luck
     

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