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has anyone tryed a remap like this?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by webby1001, Mar 26, 2010.

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    hi guys

    got a guy coming to see me tomoro who is gunner remap my car. its not a revo or a apr or anythink like that. hes going to do like a rolling road remap on the road. he reakons it will give it atleast 45 - 50 bhp. he said its not a generated map like the revo 1s where they just tweak the boost and tell it what fuel to run on. but this is 1 where they map it percificaly to what the car needs. i was just woundering what you guys think, and has anyone else tryed this? its a mate of a mate so its only 200.
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    Where are you based?
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    newport south wales. whys that mate?
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    well... more imortantly...

    What car is it? What's the motor?

    -And without a dyno, you'll have no proof of ANY numbers.

    I call a scam. -I bet that if you take it to a dyno, his claims will be shown to be entirely optimistic.
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    If it's anyone who's halfway reputable,there should be a company name,and at least some evidence of prior work done.

    Going to "some guy" who's a "mate of a mate" and expecting results the equivalent of say,Revo Stage1 is asking for trouble.

    Just for the record...all maps are "generated" by a computer program of one sort or another,it's just that some are generated by people who have experience and knowledge of the engine and ECU they are dealing with.
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    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    50bhp ?? you only have his word for it and he has a £200 incentive to convince you what ever.....What car is it ?
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    Who in The 'Port does live mapping?
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    There is a little bit more to the REVO map than just a few tweaks lol
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    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    He is going to need a bit of road where he can hold the car flat out and work his lap top and even then he will not know if what he is doing is working.....:hubbahubba:

    Sounds like a "turn the boost up" job and sod the consequence..
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    hes somebody that dose alot of remaping but hes not a big name like revo and apr etc. its on a audi s3 8p. some good and helpful info here thou
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    For an s3, personally, I would go with a reputable company.

    It is an expensive car to just put on a random map for the sake of a couple hundred quids saving.

    Revo and the likes are tried and tested.
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    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Wise words.
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    Would be interesting to know whos doing the coding for him,and what his results are.

    Seriously though,why spend a couple of hundred bucks hiring a mate of a mate who allegedly does a lot of remapping,when you can get the most widely used in the business,with known results,and good backup,for just a couple of hundred more.

    As a lot of others here have also said,I wouldn't send my S3 to someone that didn't know what he was doing,and that I hadn't checked out first.
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