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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Ashc11TT, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. Ashc11TT
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    Hi guys, im looking into getting my 1999 audi a3 1,8t remapped by a revo specialist, i just wondered if there are any things to worry about, like engine parts failing or pipes at a later stage, its just thats the only thing thats stoppping me doing the remap, wouldnt want to damage the car in anyway.. if anyone has any experience/info, i would be really grateful.

    thnx :cool:
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    you will be fine mate go for it and enjoy every minute of it. As long as your car is well maintained then i cant see you having any problems. most cars get wear and tear on pipes if so just change it do a search on remaps u will find loads of info
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    Nothing to worry about, I am running a Revo map.Just like the standard car, check for splits in pipes around the engine (intercooler pipe. intake pipe etc).

    Your Revo specialist should do a health check before the map :)
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    Usual mate, clutch slipping due to extra strain, coil packs going (quite common after remaps), hoses popping off due to extra boost.

    Just do the usual checks, make sure all hoses are hole free and secured and like said the specialist should carry out a health check.
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    ^ Doom and gloom
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    Haha not at all mate, just making him aware of what may happen :moa:
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    :detective2:
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    Hi, thanks for the reply's everyone, cant say im very reassured, lol, but i think il give it a go, like you said im sure the garage will do a check for me.. thanks for the help guys..
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