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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by martin g, Mar 20, 2010.

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    Is it a good price? Stage 1 revo....£399

    If so apart from the upload, what might that include? experienced ecu abusers please comment.

    Ta
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    Have you considered Custom code
    Cheaper and reputable
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    Sorry, Thanks but im not familiar with either of those things...

    Could you elaborate bud?

    Im a newbie I believe its called. (although im a 38 yr old experienced man apparently im still an amoeba here) ;)
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    there just different companys remaps. Revos more agrressive than the custom code remap.
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    I think I want aggressive, its kind of on my nature. Im not intending on modding the car anymore than that, maybe some uprated shocks and sundries to tidy the ride up but nothing visual. I just think the 8L S3 needs a tweak to bring it up into line with the more modern hot hatches and this is of course a way to do it.
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    Revo - kick in the back :) 3000-5000 RPM

    Others say Custom code and AMD are "smooth"

    £399 is the RRP
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    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!!

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    i have custom code which has a smoother delivery across more of the rev range, Revo is very much in one area...how do they cxompare side by side? neither is faster...thats the weird thing

    by all accopunts CC used to be RE vo dealers then made their own maps and are definately cheaper than £399, although Revo offer the option to buy the SP2 (i thinks its called) controller which allows you to play with the settings, CC have a system but not as controllable (i havent bothered reading up on it TBH)

    hope this helps
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    Revo has the sps serial port switch which plugs into your OBD port and you can fine tune it,you'll get the same power as its all the engine has to offer with a simple remap but its rapid and have yet to see someone who doesn't love it.
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    MintyS3 Works 60% the time, Everytime.

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    Plus with Revo you can go from Stage 1 to Stage 2 for £50...So in the long run it could be cheaper.
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    Thanks gents
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    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!!

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    assuming you want to pay for all the bits to allow stage 2...approx £1000 :)
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    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!!

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    actually found outlast week that you can go straight to stage 2 with CC, i always thought you HAD to pay for stage 1 first :)

    is that the same for Revo?
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    :keule::keule:
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    Alex are you actually a Revo dealer or just selling their maps?
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    Im a dealer for celtictuning. Cant remember what I said for it to be deleted, probably envolved £££.
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    Yup you can go straight to Revo Stage 2 for £450. I've already spoken to them about this and will definitely get it done. I've also got the SPS 3 anti-theft controller too ;)
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