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As above, the R32 is about 234 bhp as standard and a remapped 4Motion is about the same, so surely they should be about the same perfomance?

has anyone tried this at say santa pod?
 

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Superchips quote +12bhp for a V6 4Mo which takes it to around 216bhp.
I can't see much more from a NA engine with chip/remap alone, certainly not 234bhp.

I would think a stock R32 would be quicker, I know Tabs' stock R32 was quicker than MikeDavs V6 4Mo Bora.
 

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Well, I've had my 4Mo remapped for about a 16months now and it's so much better. According to Royster on here (bet he replies to this as well) my 4Mo was a quick as his standard R32.

Unfortunately, mine doesnt have the handling of the R32, so needs sorting out soon hence buying RR32 ARB's in GB [;)]
 

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Superchips quote +12bhp for a V6 4Mo which takes it to around 216bhp.
I can't see much more from a NA engine with chip/remap alone, certainly not 234bhp.

I would think a stock R32 would be quicker, I know Tabs' stock R32 was quicker than MikeDavs V6 4Mo Bora.
The AMD remaps seem to be able to reach the low 230's, thats close enough to an R32
 

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The AMD remaps seem to be able to reach the low 230's, thats close enough to an R32
On AMD's rollers?
Is that just a remap or other bits and bobs - exhaust, better intake etc?

Do you honestly think Superchips who quote around 216bhp are far inferior to AMD?
There are limited changes you can make to a NA engine so im sure all tuners are similar.
 

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yes I do think superchips are far inferior to a custom remap... and when it comes to mapping some places are going to be better than others

but that doesnt answer the question really does it!
 

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From what I have been told, AMDs 'remap' for the 2.8 is nothing more
than advanced timing - if this is not the case then I stand corrected!
But I enjoyed mine for 18 months without a remap. Unless you put them
on a strip next to each other, its a non issue really.

However everyone with a 2.8 remapped has said to me it improves the power delivery and driveability.
 

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I feel I might be able to answer this question, I owned a V6 4mo for 2 years, it was only standard for 6 months before I took it to AMD for a remap, I think I ended up around the 228bhp mark, and have to say the remap made the car feel alot nippier and smoother...

I sold the V6 (after taking it back to stock) back to VW and got myself an R and have to say even as standard (which the R isnt anymore) my 4mo wasnt as quick by a long shot... The R has alot more torque, more grip and while only maybe 12 horses more, noticeably more power [:D]
 

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I feel I might be able to answer this question, I owned a V6 4mo for 2 years, it was only standard for 6 months before I took it to AMD for a remap, I think I ended up around the 228bhp mark, and have to say the remap made the car feel alot nippier and smoother...

I sold the V6 (after taking it back to stock) back to VW and got myself an R and have to say even as standard (which the R isnt anymore) my 4mo wasnt as quick by a long shot... The R has alot more torque, more grip and while only maybe 12 horses more, noticeably more power [:D]
Cheers Klauster, thats what i wanted to know plain and simple.

But the remap on the 4Motion well worth it though?
 

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in my honest opinion 'YES' well worth doing! Seem to remember it costing around ?500, which obviously aint cheap, but just made the car feel sportier, the power is delivered better across the entire rev range and much smoother!

I promise you wont be disappointed! [:)]
 

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Couldn't agree more on what klauster has said. The power is a lot smoother and better throughout the rev range.

Well worth the visit to AmD for me and I am returning there very soon to have some other things done to my 4Mo [:D]
 

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I was at a rolling road day last year my R32 (standard) put out 250 but there was a guy there whose V6 4Mo put out 220 standard which was impressive
 

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I was at a rolling road day last year my R32 (standard) put out 250 but there was a guy there whose V6 4Mo put out 220 standard which was impressive
Or you both over read by the same amount - 13ish bhp?
Seems more likely to me.
 

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I was at a rolling road day last year my R32 (standard) put out 250 but there was a guy there whose V6 4Mo put out 220 standard which was impressive
Or you both over read by the same amount - 13ish bhp?
Seems more likely to me.
you know what I never even thought about it [:$]
 

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you know what I never even thought about it [:$]
It just goes to show you that RR figures should be taken with a pinch of salt, the bonus of RR days is you can genuinely compare cars from the same day.
 

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Couldn't agree more on what klauster has said. The power is a lot smoother and better throughout the rev range.

Well worth the visit to AmD for me and I am returning there very soon to have some other things done to my 4Mo [:D]
What else you having done?

Will be going there myself as soon as they get in some adjustable rear upper link/tie arms I'm waiting on. Have been thinking about getting the remap done myself at some point - you'd deffo recommend their remap then?
 

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Don't forget the ECU revision which pumped the R32's PS upto 250... works out at 247bhp or something close to that anyway...
 
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