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Bastads!

I was wanting it done asap......now i'm really on hot bricks....

Come on - spill the beans - how long / how much / rollered?

Surely, we must get a GB together!
 

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Lads just bang it on the visa,you really do notice it from 3 4 and 5 .was defo well worth the money ?450 all in superchips
 

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?450's cheaper than they have it listed on their site. I was thinking more in facour of the oettinger one since it would still maintain my warrenty even though it would be RSD rather than VW but since superchips wont cover the warrenty, oettinger might get the nod.
 

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When I test drove the Mk5 TDI DSG that my local dealer had a month or so ago, it was chipped. 178bhp was the claim and I couldn't disagree. It really was damn fast. Quite happy to spin the front wheels out of junctions even with the ESP on.

Naturally the salesman tried to tell me that I wouldn't notice the difference in speed between it and my R32....whatever mate [:D]
 

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Quote: posted by JMcQueen on 04/12/2004 21:35:35

?450's cheaper than they have it listed on their site. I was thinking more in facour of the oettinger one since it would still maintain my warrenty even though it would be RSD rather than VW but since superchips wont cover the warrenty, oettinger might get the nod.

If it's any concillation the oettinger warrenty is pretty sh!t hot!

J.
 

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exactly. Which i think may tip it in oettingers favour since the car is new. If the warrenty had expired then fair enough but it would just be my luck to chip it then have something go wrong.
 

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OK, so where can i see the oettinger curves and where can it be carried out?

Where are the warranty details guys?

Any help mucho appreciato
 

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Think i've also heard of oettinger being ordered via a dealer and done in the dealers workshop. They cant argue with that warranty wise can they?
 

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You may not be aware - Superchips have their own warranty too. This info taken from their website www.superchips.co.uk

What does the Superchip Warranty offer?

In the extremely unlikely event of a Superchip being responsible for causing damage to your vehicle, Superchips will, under the terms and conditions of their warranty, repair your vehicle. The warranty is not intended to replace the existing warranty provided by the manufacturer, but will supplement the cover to include the parts deemed to be excluded by the manufacturer.

How is it done?

The Superchip Warranty has been arranged in collaboration with Firebond.com. Firebond PLC are insurance brokers, specialising in non-standard insurance and their group subsidiary have set up the administration and service mechanisms for the warranty. The Firebond group will use their nationwide connections to assess the damage and repair your vehicle quickly, professionally and independently.

To find out more about the Superchip Warranty, talk to Superchips now.

Summary of cover

Mechanical or Electrical Breakdown:

being the sudden and unforeseen failure of a component of the Motor Vehicle directly attributable to the operating of the Superchip the subject of this Warranty, which has caused the Motor Vehicle to stop working and therefore requiring repair or replacement before normal operation can be resumed.

Period: The Lesser Of:

a) 12 months from the date of fitting of the Superchip to the Motor Vehicle by a Superchips Approved Installer or b) 30,000 miles as measured on the Motor Vehicle odometer from the date of installation of the Superchip by a Superchips Approved Installer; or c) the period remaining on the original warranty provide by the manufacturer of the Motor Vehicle at the time of purchase from new whichever is the shorter

Conditions and Limits:

You should be aware that failure by you, the Customer to observe the manufacturers recommended maintenance procedures will invalidate any claim made. No sum in respect of economic or consequential loss is payable Use excludes competitions, track days, pacemaking, rallying and claims are subject to a limit of ?10,000.00 in the aggregate in respect of any one vehicle. Normal deterioration or claims as a result of wear and tear are not covered. Superchips cannot be held responsible for modifications to the vehicle which lead to defects.
 

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I've had an Oettinger chip for 33K now on what is now a 111,000mile car. It's superb. A smooth, linear power delivery right to the red line.

As Danny at RSD would say, it's not too extreme, implying you won't be needing a new cluth and engine mounts next week. Also, all Oettinger stuff is TuV approved. I also know RSD have an Oettinger tuned A4 Avant 110TDI with something like 290,000 miles that is still going strong.

Just my 2p! It's your call, you'll probably never get exactly the same piece of advice twice on this subject...
 

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Just out of curiosity. How many of you guys who have been 'chipped' -

A: Let you insurance company know ?

and if so,

B: How much do they increase your insurance by ?

This is not intended as a 'pop' at people that don't, just what the general feeling is. I personally would'nt see it as crime of the century - but knowing our crazy law system, they would probably make not informing them a bigger offence than having No insurance at all [:(!]
 
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