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Tdi tuning box info needed

jamesv6tdi Jun 12, 2014

  1. jamesv6tdi

    jamesv6tdi New Member

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    Hi,can anyone recommend a good tuning box for my 2002 a4 b6 2.5 v6 tdi?

    I've never had any experience with this type of tuning and just wondered if they make the claimed figures nm/bhp wise. Or would it be better to go to someone like darkside development for a remap?

    Cheers
     
  2. Gazwould

    Gazwould Well-Known Member

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    REMAP
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  3. Brodster

    Brodster Well-Known Member Team Ibis VCDS Map User Audi Avant Owner Group Audi S4

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    As above ^^^
     
  4. desertstorm

    desertstorm Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User quattro Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group TDi

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    If you are in Harrow there are many tuners who could remap it a lot closer than Darkside.
    A remap is the best option and probably not much more than the cost of a tuning box.
     
  5. lewi89

    lewi89 Member

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    would i be right in thinking a tuning box is generic for the model of car, whereas the remap is specifically tailored to your car?
     
  6. ABYSS

    ABYSS Andrew - Diesel Tuning UK Site Sponsor

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    the usual benefit of a tuning box on any diesel car is the fact that you can transfer it across from car to car.

    As the older 2.5TDI is direct injection then the system we supply called VPC (for bosch VP pumps), is only suitable for VP pump equipped cars so you wouldn't be able to use it on the newer 2.7/3.0 common rail engines.

    DTUK® VPC Direct Injection System | chip tuning boxes from Diesel Tuning UK

    The kit would be set up for either the 2.5 150/155/163 or 180PS and those are the only 4 VW engines that the box could be use on so we would need to know the specific PS output of your car if you went down the route of a tuning box.

    Im not sure what a decent remap would cost for one of these 2.5's, but our box works back at £325.95 with an £80 discount
     
  7. jamesv6tdi

    jamesv6tdi New Member

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    Darkside developments just quoted £250+vat for a custom remap,downside is they don't have a 4wd rolling road...
    Really would like to have it tuned on a dyno, I'm not into chasing dyno numbers but it would nice know its setup/working properly.
     

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