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Remap concerns

PRINCE Jun 12, 2013

  1. PRINCE

    PRINCE New Member

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    Hi everyone..

    Im new to this forum.. I'm just after some advice from the Pros.
    I have a Audi A3 1.9 tdi 8p sportback..
    I recently got a custom remap done at AMD essex, I''m loving the map!!!!
    My worry is that they have taken the car from 105 bhp up to 156.9 bhp!!! I have no other mods done to the car..
    Is this suitable, will my clutch be able to handle this power???

    thanks for reading and any info will be greatly appreciated..
     
  2. Chillout

    Chillout Active Member

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    It will put more stress on your clutch and flywheel depends on how you drive also
     
  3. TDI140

    TDI140 Well-Known Member

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    Yes and yes thats a good increase got photo of graph ?,
     
  4. Rhyso

    Rhyso Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    Depends on how its been mapped

    some tuners go for low down torque spike; others go for a more progressive approach

    it also depends on your driving style too
     
  5. S3Alex

    S3Alex Rarely neutral Team Ibis Audi S3

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    AMD's approach is usually less of an aggressive map,i.e. more geared towards a progressive delivery,and assuming your clutch is performing normally now,it should continue to do so.

    Do bear in mind that the extra torque can shorten clutch life,and I would always budget on a new clutch at some stage with a remapped car.

    Glad you're enjoying it....they do some very good work there,and I'm going back for more shortly!
     
  6. wuta3

    wuta3 Well-Known Member

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    You should just park a camper outside AMD and give them your pin number.
     
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  7. S3Alex

    S3Alex Rarely neutral Team Ibis Audi S3

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    Who says I haven't!
     
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  8. PRINCE

    PRINCE New Member

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    Thanks to everyone for your prompt replies, I do have a graph and will put it up asap... my torque has increased from 250Nm to 343Nm!!! I'd say my driving is quiet subtle, I may drive like a nut every now and then but generally i look for mpg...
    Driving round London i'm getting about 445 miles on a full tank £75..
     
  9. wuta3

    wuta3 Well-Known Member

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    Yea everyone thinks they are a gentle driver until (like me) they realise they get 2/3 the mpg of everyone with the same engine.
     

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