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It is quite expensive, depending upon where you go to get it done! There are various companies that will do it for you.. Revo, Jabbasport, APR, Upsolute, etc etc...

Just get it done, you won't regret it! [Y]
 

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Don't forget the best of all - Custom Code [;)]

Serial remapping is done via a laptop and cable into your diagnostics
port so no soldering etc and its done in 10 minutes or less depending
on who's software you choose.

As Ryan says, you will not regret it, whoever you choose.
 

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dont forget irelands best of all http://www.torquetronix.com/chiptuning.htm

?350 and moneyback guarantee (not if you blow your engine up, just if your not happy with the power/torque)

independant rolling road extra ?30

this chap has remapped 3 of my mates VW's including the 2.5 quattro and it sounds and goes the very best (wish i had 6 cylinders)

The site is under construction but you can contact him through me for the moment.

he has his own (demo pd130) at 245bhp (hybrid turbo, intercooler and uprated injectors, custom map, full miltek, full powerflex kit) and i tell you its a scary beast thats sounds like no pd ive ever heard.
 

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Not heard of Custom Code before (thanks Gary).  Has anyone on here been down this route?   Are they significantly better than anyone else?  Do they really optimise for downpipes and such like?
 

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Not heard of Custom Code before (thanks
Gary). Has anyone on here been down this route? Are
they significantly better than anyone else? Do they really
optimise for downpipes and such like?
Quite a few people on here have now had a Custom Code remap.

Myself, Rich1068, EddyH, Josh, Whiteboy, David, NikB, Sem, Badger5's 1.8T Lupo and many others I have forgotten about.

Past remaps I've had are; APR trial, Revo 3bar, Revo 4bar, Revo Stage2, Custom Code Phase1 and now Custom Code Phase2.

I found Custom Code Phase1 (generic map) to be marginally better than
the Revo 4bar map which it replaced, it was much smoother and stronger
up top. Now I have Phase2 (full custom map to suit all my mods) its
even better.

Plot of my Custom Code Phase 2 map:

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Thanks Gary. Guess I'm a little out of touch! [:$] I thought you were still running the Revo code. The differences between stage 1 and stage 2 are so striking that it makes it look as if the boost is deliberately restricted with stage 1 to get the customer to shell out a bit more but maybe that's the cynic in me talking. Any idea what's the best they have been able to achieve with an AGU and stock K03?
 

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Thanks Gary. Guess I'm a
little out of touch! [:$] I thought you were still running the
Revo code. The differences between stage 1 and stage 2 are so striking
that it makes it look as if the boost is deliberately restricted with
stage 1 to get the customer to shell out a bit more but maybe that's
the cynic in me talking. Any idea what's the best they have been
able to achieve with an AGU and stock K03?
Chris, what you have to remember is that Phase 1 is a generic code offered to all 1.8T regardless of state of mods.

It would be unwise to whack boost right up on a stock intercooler and dp/cat arrangement.

Phase 2 on the other hand will make use of every mod fitted so in
theory you should get exactly what your engine is capable of whithout
going dangerously overboard.

Also it seems that it isnt just boost that makes power, there are other avenues available within the software (over my head).

David has just recently had Custom Code on his AGU along with a turbo
swap though IIRC he isnt sure if he's got a K03 or K03sport on there.
 

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Hi im considering a custom code map for a gt tdi 110, they boast 155 bhp?

What extra mods would be advised for this remap (phase2)?

Is it wise to buy a bigger intercooler? or will a full milltek exhaust and

highflow cat do?

cheers

Tom
 

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Hi im considering a custom code map for a gt tdi 110, they boast 155 bhp?

What extra mods would be advised for this remap (phase2)?

Is it wise to buy a bigger intercooler? or will a full milltek exhaust and

highflow cat do?

cheers

Tom
I would advise speaking to James or Sarah at JBS Autodesigns who will advise you further or fill out THIS CONTACT FORM.
 

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Chris, what you have to remember is that Phase 1 is a generic code offered to all 1.8T regardless of state of mods.
It would be unwise to whack boost right up on a stock intercooler and dp/cat arrangement.

Phase 2 on the other hand will make use of every mod fitted so in theory you should get exactly what your engine is capable of whithout going dangerously overboard.
Sorry my mistake. I misread the different lines on the graph at first thinking that 1 was a stage 1 plot and the other was stage 2. Now I've read it properly I can see that is not the case so please disregard my previous comment.
 

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No worries Chris, its Power / Torque at Flywheel / Wheels.

Custom Code Phase1 map is here for comparision though:

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Thanks Gary. Some interesting data there. Stage 1 has a very nice flat torque with a decent spread. Stage 2 is higher but more peaky. It needs move revs before it gives it's best but then is very strong in the mid range. Engine seems much more willing to rev and the power doesn't fall off the way it did before. How do they compare in terms of on the road feel? Do you miss the initial pulling power of stage 1 below 3500 rpm or is it not really noticeable? My guess is that you only feel the extra power above 4000 rpm when the stage 2 takes off.
 

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RPM - Torque Phase1 - Phase 2

2500 - n/a - 170lbs

3000 - 230lbs - 207lbs

3500 - 250lbs - 235lbs

4000 - 255lbs - 270lbs

4500 - 256lbs - 279lbs

5000 - 254lbs - 275lbs

5500 - 235lbs - 252lbs

6000 - 197lbs - 225lbs

6500 - n/a - 207lbs

7000 - n/a - 182lbs

I've just plotted these from both graphs to compare.

Also I forgot to mention that I had a FMIC present for the Phase2
mapping which may explain torque coming in later as boost also now
comes in slightly later.

I can't really feel any low down differences but mid to high range is superb, still makes me smile now.

One worrying aspect is that there's no noticable power drop off up top
which means I hit the rev limiter a little more than I would intend to,
especially in 2nd and 3rd gears.

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As a side note, I had not one but
two Saxo VTS's try it today whilst on the move, a little smile as I
passed was just the ticket [:D]
 

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As a side note, I had not one but two Saxo VTS's try it today whilst on the move, a little smile as I passed was just the ticket [:D]
Excellent! Big grin day by the sound of it.

I imagine with the power curve being the way it is now your car must feel like it wants to go on revving forever.
 

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Hi

Well I dont need to do much as Gary has done the majority of the work for me.

With the Phase 2 though I would say that at least the Cat and system to be replaced.

This will help the diesels alot.

Then the Green Cotton Air Filter would help too.

But what you have to remember is if you want the full potential for the Phase 2 you would be best to have all the mods done before so they can be taken in to account.

Sarah

Good work Gary your doing well.

Thanks
 

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I called my insurence company today, they have never heard of a remap? lol

Its CIS the guy on the phone wrote down the figures and said no they wouldent be able to insure it?

Surely if they have never heard of a remap they would not test for it and consequently never find out?

The guy on the phone was very helpful and said, 'to be honest mate, they would probably just open the bonnet'

Any thoughts on what to do? change insurence companies or risk it??

Cheers

Tom
 

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There have been quite a few threads on this Tom, don't risk it.

The 1.8T is well know for its mapping abilities so I would advise you alway tell your insurance company.
 

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Totally agree with Gary

But it would not be the insurance company that do the testing.

In the event of an accident(but hope you dont have one)even if it is not your fault the police would do the testing.

They will tell your insurance company and then it will be invalidated.

Sarah
 
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