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Remapping F.A.Q

  1. Can the remapping be reversed?
  2. Why does my car need remapping?
  3. What warranty do you offer?
  4. Do I need TUV approval?
  5. How long will it take to install?
  6. What parameters are changed in the performance remap?
  7. Can this damage my car?
  8. Can the dealer see my car is remapped?
  9. Can the insurance company see that the car is modified?
  10. Do I need to come to you?
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Can the remapping be reversed?

Yes! We use the latest technology on the market today. This allows us to restore to the original factory settings at any time. For example, if you want to sell your car with the standard factory settings bring the car back to us and we will do this free of charge.

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Why does my car need remapping?

When a manufacturer releases a car onto the market it has to be able to cope with many different demands in many different environments. For example, the car has to cope with poor fuel quality, poor servicing and at the same time provide reliability and economy. This means the manufactures have to make a compromise or “detune” your car. In the UK we generally do not have these issues to the extent that the engines have to be detuned so, we have the ability to change them releasing hidden power.

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What warranty do you offer?

We offer a 12 month warranty on the software only should an issue arise. We can also restore the car back to standard if there is a problem for testing, diagnostics ect.

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Do I need TUV approval?

Since we are not disassembling, changing components, or modifying any hardware on the vehicle there is no need for TUV approval.

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How long will it take to install?

This depends on the ECU.The whole process, including a copy of the standard settings takes roughly 1 hour.

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What parameters are changed in the performance remap?

Typically we will change about 35 different tables in a standard remap. Load, turbo boost (where applicable), ignition timing, and fuel are all adjusted as well as the variable cam timing. Some tuners change only one table while most others no more than 6. By increasing one table it may be indirectly increasing another table and causing it to "max out" or be at the limit of the table. This effectively leaves this table ineffective in providing necessary data for the control systems. We have the ability to rescale any table to add to its range. We have many proprietary methods and programs that we use to make the most powerful and smoothest software available.

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Can this damage my car?

The ECU has built in safety mechanisms that prevent damage to engine if the values are set too high. The performance of the car will be less than optimised until the adjustments are lowered or a pre-set program is selected. More is not always better in tuning.

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Can the dealer see if my car is remapped?

The simple answer is that some can and some can't! It all depends on the country, manufacturer, the dealer support systems and service staff skills. Most dealers may make visual checks of the car, which would identify that a "tuning box" was fitted, but this would not identify that an ecu remap had been done.

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Can the insurance company see that the car is modified?

Insurance companies, like dealers, use different methods of discovery when it comes to remapping. Some use dealer computers to inspect the ECU while others physically open the ECU to inspect the soldering on the chip. Because no physical changes are made detection is kept to a minimum. We advise you to inform your insurance company of any modifications you make to your car, including remapping.

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Do I need to come to you?

No, we will come to you if required. If you are a long distance from us we will try and group a few people together from that area to make the trip worthwhile. This includes, Ireland, Scotland and mainland Europe