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Stage 2 remap

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by vwgtiking, May 6, 2014.

  1. vwgtiking

    vwgtiking Member

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    I have had a custom map running 200bhp on 2wd bfb 1.8t. I just enquired about a stage 2 and he said I need Decat and uprated intercooler I would also consider swapping the turbo.

    Is this correct?
     
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  3. vwgtiking

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    No one stage 2 remapped a 1.8t a4?
     
  4. stevie A4

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    I have a bfb with 210bhp stage 1. Im sure you'd need tt 225 injectors and after a few days an uprated clutch. The rest sounds about right, but im no expert.
     
  5. p1tse

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    By definition what is all the different stages, everyone has different definitions

    For me (by no means right)
    Stage 1 is a generic map, better performance to stock ready to load in to any car
    Stage 2 is a tweaked generic map ie custom to the car this could be with no mods but probably better to have air filter and exhaust upgrades
    Stage 3 is a custom map taking full advantage of intercoolers and any other mods
     
  6. ColganRaz

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    Sounds about right, from what i see of "stages"

    Stage 1 = stock car with remap

    Stage 2 = bolt on parts, usually larger intercooler and breather mods such as a turbo back exhaust and induction kit, for which the car can use a more "aggresive" map tailored to the mods ie higher boost, timing advanced etc.

    Stage 3 = usually most tuners i see quote "stage 3" usually involves more major work such as larger turbocharger, fuel pumps etc...
     
  7. vwgtiking

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    Stage 2 doesn't require a larger turbo though? Turbo back, intercooler, & cai!
     
  8. stevie A4

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    Well if your gonna do it prob best to put a k04s on.
     
  9. vwgtiking

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    I can't afford that lol
     
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    Looking at eBay intercoolers and see how they fit.
     
  11. Rick @ Unicorn Motor Dev.

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    Stage 2 means very little. It's a marketing term at best.

    If you want more power, you add hardware to get you the extra airflow and then have it calibrated to suit.

    Rick
     
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    Hi rick. I was advised for additional 30bhp with std turbo I would need turbo back, fmic and cai. Is this right?
     
  13. Rick @ Unicorn Motor Dev.

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    CAI not critical, down pipe and intercooler are your biggest gains.

    Rick
     
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    Ok. Many thanks.
     

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