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Frankenturbo tune for 96 1.8T?

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by bmarshall, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. bmarshall
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    [Apr 26, 2011]
    Has anybody done a tune for the Frankenturbo on a 96 1.8T with the old 557 no letter ecu?
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    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    I think you'll struggle finding anyone that will map those old ECU's, especially as they require chipping and the chips used are obsolete/discontinued.

    Your best bet is probably to swap to a later engine wiring harness and ECU. I have a harness and ECU sitting here if your interested, baught it for someone who then changed his mind. Drop me a PM if your interested.
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    ^^ What he said then a proper custom tune. Be prepared to spend up to £600 on tuning though, as we don't even have off the shelf tunes for k04-15s over here
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    [Apr 27, 2011]
    Thanks guys, think ill go with a haltech after-market setup.
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