What is a remap?
Remapping a car – also known as 'chipping' – is a quick and fairly cost-effective process that involves adjusting the programming on the microchip in your car's Engine Control Unit (ECU) to overwrite the manufacturer's factory settings. This allows your car to function at its full potential.
Can remapping damage engine?
Some people are concerned that engine remapping could cause problems with their car. But it shouldn't affect reliability if you use a reputable company. Remapping does put extra strain on an engine, but not a dangerous amount if it's done properly.
Is remapping good for your car?
Remapping a vehicle can also have an immediate effect on speed and power; A car's engine can also become more responsive, allowing the driver to overtake more easily.
Why do cars need remapping?
Engine remapping is when the car's onboard computer (often called an Electronic Control Unit, or ECU) is modified with new software to affect its behaviour. From the factory, the vast majority of cars won't have their engine's maximum potential performance on offer — even on sports cars.
What problems can a remap cause?
Here are common issues when it comes to an unprofessional ECU remap:
Never-Ending Check Engine Light.
Performance is Sub-Par Post-Tune.
Software isn’t correctly calibrated.
They'll Push Your Engine beyond safe limits.
How long does it take to remap a car?
How Long Does It Take To Remap A Car? Remapping a car can take up to 2-4 hours to fully implement, and thanks to our continued evolvement of our remapping software, it's a very straightforward process.
Are Stage 1 remaps worth it?
increase in performance for over 60 percent less, all on the car's original components. Stage 1 tuning therefore is the best pound-for-pound performance upgrade on the market – and if you want more power, you can always add those other upgrades in the future to create a stage 2 vehicle.
What is a diesel remap?
A remap or 'Tune' is a modification to the cars ECU (Engine Control Unit). By Which it changes the parameters of both fuel and boost at various points to improve power and or fuel economy. Our diesel tuning box provides very similar modifications to the fuel and boost systems.
Is it worth tuning a diesel car?
This is the number one reason diesels are good to tune. Non-turbo diesels are ridiculously slow, but thankfully, now almost all diesels are turbocharged. They can also handle huge boost levels with far less problems than a petrol engine, in fact many modern turbo diesels run between 1.5 and 2bar boost as standard!
Does a remap take time to settle in?
Nope the changes are instant when we remap/tune a vehicle.
Can a remap be reversed?
Yes any tuning / remapping can be reversed.
Is it worth it tuning on a dyno?
It is 100% worth having your vehicle tuned / remapped on the dyno as we are able to test the vehicle in a safe environment at speeds of 100mph plus, We are also able to data log the vehicle and custom fine tune it.
Can a remap be detected?
It can be detected by the dealers yes,
Can a remap void my warranty?
It can void your warranty yes.