Quick Answer: How Much BHP Will I Gain From A Remap?

How much HP does a Stage 1 remap add?

Stage 1 remaps & remapping Power gains are usually around 15% percent on NASP engines and 30% on turbocharged engines.

Diesel remaps nearly always produce more economy at these low levels of tune.

Most start at Stage 1 & quickly progress to stage 2.

We recommend you go straight in at stage 2!.

Is it worth getting my car remapped?

If it isn’t so much the lack of power that bugs you about your car but the way it delivers its power, remapping should definitely be considered. Remapping will remove flat spots from the equation to give you access to your power at more RPM, resulting in a smoother drive.

What is required for a Stage 2 remap?

The required hardware for their stage 2 software includes a full turbo-back exhaust with a sports-cat and a high-flow air intake. They also recommend an uprated intercooler, uprated engine mounts, and an uprated throttle pipe.

Does remapping damage your engine?

Remapping the software and fine-tuning the engine can increase a car’s power and torque output, and maximise its overall performance by as much as 35%. It’s highly recommended that car remapping is carried out by a qualified specialist to avoid the risk of engine damage.

How does a remap increase power?

The main power increase from a remap is the result of injecting more diesel into the engine when the driver requests full power. Alongside the increased level of fuel flow, there are other considerations: Injection Timing – It is important to calculate the optimum start to the injection period.

Does remapping a car save fuel?

For example, it’s a common belief that remapping a vehicle has no effect on fuel economy, however, this technically isn’t true. As the result of ECU remapping, a car usually sees an increase in power, which can come at the expense of higher fuel consumption.

What problems can a remap cause?

When pushing the power to it’s limits leads to reliability problems, injectors leaking, hesitation, over boosting, at it’s worst a “blown” engine. The Remap is usually done through the OBD port using something like the “Genius” tool.

Is it worth Remapping a diesel engine?

In short no, you can only remap the later diesel engines. … It is not worth remapping a naturally aspirated (non turbo) diesel engine. The power gains are not worth the expense. However if you are driving a turbo diesel that accepts a remap then you will probably see power gains of 30% or more.

Does remapping shorten engine life?

The remap itself will not shorten the life of an engine.

Does a remap increase top speed?

Quoting performance gains from a tune is one thing, but actually figuring out how much faster a car is after it has been remapped is another. That doesn’t sound like a lot, but in the real-world it actually is – it’s around 2 car lengths up to 70mph. …

Is remapping illegal?

Remapping is legal. Not informing your insurer that you have remapped the vehicle invalidates your insurance and is therefore not legal. … I’m pretty sure it’s also illegal (although largely untestable) to modify a vehicle in such a way as to change it’s emissions; which realistically any ECU remap will.

How much BHP does a Stage 2 remap add?

Stage 2 tuning doesn’t typically have the same level of gains – you can realistically expect a further 5-10% increase in power and torque. Our stage 2 tuning software for the VW Scirocco 2.0 TSI adds 61 bhp and 85 lb /ft – very impressive indeed. Who is tuning stage 2 for?

Will a remapped car pass MOT?

Yes, all our Superchips remaps are designed to remain legal and pass all current MOT emission tests.

Does tuning reduce engine life?

More horsepower means greater stress for all the units of the aggregate and more wear of the moving parts. However, this does not necessarily mean that tuning will shorten engine life. If done properly tuning will not leave any consequence on the engine other than improving its performance.

What is a Stage 4 remap?

Stage 4 is for heavily modified engines consisting of all of the above plus Hybrid or uprated turbo’s, larger injectors etc.