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Audi Tune tomorrow

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by corvetteguy78, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. corvetteguy78

    corvetteguy78 Well-Known Member VIP

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    So it isnt one of those eBay "+ 343hp and 7593mpg chips?"
     
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    APR makes good shit, but I guess we will see. This ICS place is suppose to be realyl good.
     
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    try to post before and after stats,
     
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    :werd: It would be nice to see what kind of gains you get from the little bugger.
     
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    Yeah i am hoping to squeeze out atleast 30-40hp at the wheels and about the same tq but we shall see. I will post before and after #'s later tomorrow.
     
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    ICS is a good shop. I've spoken with them about some parts before.
     
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    Yeah they guy there was very nice and patient with all my questions, they even offerd to pick my car upand drop it off at my work!, but i had already taken the day off so ima just drive up there
     
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    Shops like that make me smile.

    Dealerships like that make me think about buying a new car.



    It's always good to use a place that takes such pride in their work, and is willing to back it too.
     
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    well said awpickles
     
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    bwahahaa here we go again:D
     
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    There is no custom tuning available for the Audi?
     
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    Let me know how it goes, I've been toying with the idea of chipping the A4.
     
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    Yes it is possible to custom-tune Audis and VWs. However, it's an enormous initial outlay for the hardware and software to do it, which is why there aren't many shops that do it.

    The same addage applies here "A good tune for one engine, is only a basemap for another," which is why good tunes cost so much. However, a good tuner can tune an a4 with upped boost in a couple dyno passes.

    EDIT: also, the boost management systems of most newer VAG cars is electronic, and controlled by the ECU, so all you really need is a good tune to "unlock the extra ponies". This is why many foreigners believe the same is possible with Hondas.
     
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    Good tunes don't cost that much, custom tunes that is. Of course unless the intial setup is that hard.

    I love EcuFlash for the EVO 8's and Subaru's Main Page - OpenECU. Allows you to custom tune the stock ECU and people have found many mods you can do to the stock ECU. I'm running electronically controlled boost via the ECU and even have map switching on my stock ECU for E85/91 octane maps.

    Anyways, enough of that. Hopefully the chip makes it worth it. Get some AFR charts if you can too.
     
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    Nah, I ment the outlay for hardware and software for the tuner.
     
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    O man if you got the 2.0T then you see see monster TQ gains

    In fact APR has a ECu tune for it,

    APR - High Performance Development for Audi Vehicles

    241hp/292tq
     
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    Ok here are the results...
    Base run was 129/hp 158tq
    Add --K&N Drop filter 134 hq/159lb tq
    Add-Bosch Injectors and APR Stage 1 tune---------------------------

    182.91hp 237.57tq at the wheels on Dynojet

    Fucking cars pulls nice now. Definitely inpressed. George at ICS was the greatest guy. Even took me to the car wash for a free wash/vacuum and window clean.

    Forget to get the A/F ratio graph :(
     
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