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Seat Cupra remapping at Tuning Emporium

The 2.0 TFSI engine used across the VAG group has some huge gains to be had from it with just a stage 1 remap, special mention must be to the boost level though, you can’t raise too much with these turbo’s.

Seat Leon Cupra Ecu remapped at Tuning Emporium
Seat Leon Cupra Ecu remapped at Tuning Emporium

 

 

 

 

 

As used in the Audi S3, Skoda VRS Octavia, Seat Atica to name a few, gains up to 350bhp with a stage 1 remap are not uncommon.

 

These engines have massive tuning potential with corect supporting mods, 440bhp, with intercooler upgrade, straight through exhaust system and divertor valve plus a few other mods 🙂

Tuning Emporium can also tune the DSG gearbox at the sametime, to ensure shift times are reduced.  Add to this combination of a pop and bang function incorporated into the remap aswell, and you will have a very rewarding drive in your Seat thereafter 🙂

What is remapping?

Engine remapping has become increasingly popular in recent years, as drivers become more familiar with the little blackbox that control their cars vital functions, and more aware of the opportunities to ‘tweak’ the settings.

The process used to be called chipping, as it literally meant swapping a microchip in your car’s Electronic Control Unit (ECU) with a modified version. Nowadays the black art has advanced to the point where home-brewed engine remapping software is available to download from various internet groups for brave and/or tech-savvy home-tuners who like to experiment. We’d never recommend that route, as unsurprisingly there’s a significant risk of causing expensive engine damage if a remap is not done properly.

So for most people an engine remap involves a trip to a local specialist Like Tuning Emporium, where we  can overwrite your factory engine settings via a laptop, directly into your car’s OBD port, or we can tune your ecu on the bench.

There are two primary reasons for wanting a remap, and they’re called power and torque. When your car left the factory there’s a very good chance its performance was deliberately muted in order to meet product planning objectives or economy and efficiency targets.

These days the power and performance of most cars is limited, not by any particular mechanical factor, but by the software running in the engine control unit (ECU).

Computer algorithms running behind the scenes while you’re driving a modern car affect all sorts of parameters, such as ignition timing, air/fuel ratio and turbocharging boost pressure.

So if you want greater performance and pulling power from your car, or alternatively if you’re seeking mpg improvements, the first place to look is the little black box under the bonnet. Here at Tuning Emporium, we receive plenty of emails asking advice about ECU software changes, and we’ve compiled this guide to explore the pros, cons and costs.

Chipping turbodiesel engines can increase economy by seven to 10 per cent, because it adds torque lower down the rev range. This means the engine doesn’t have to work as hard as before. It’s these turbo diesel engines often known as TDI, HDi, CDTi, CDI,depending on the manufacturer that are cornerstone of the car chipping industry because an engine chip or software upgrade can cheaply add so much to the performance.

Our Prices start at £199 for OBD tuning, and ECU bench tuning costs start at £275.

Are ther any downsides to getting your ECU “chipped”?

Some people are concerned that engine remapping could cause problems with their car. But it shouldn’t affect reliability if you use a reputable company such as Tuning Emporium.

Contact us for more information on how we can help tune your Seat model:

Info@tuningemporium.com

www.tuningemporium.com

Facebook.com/tuningemporium

01905 700264

07790 315863

 

 

Range Rover Sport 4.2 supercharged, pulley upgrade and remap

Had a great example of a Mark 1 Range Rover Sport 4.2 supercharged in for a remap recently.

Although we could have fitted it, the engine already had a 10%supercharger pulley upgrade on it.

Range Rover supercharged pulley upgrade
Range Rover supercharged pulley upgrade

Despite been such a heavy vehicle we knew that the engine could have more power extraced from it.

Range Rover supercharged pulley upgrade
Range Rover supercharged pulley upgrade

Standard power is 395bhp.

In tuned form it should now be 470bhp 🙂

 

Tuning Emporium your one stop shop for tuning requirements, not just content on offering remaps, Tuning Emporium aim to offer a little more than just flashing of the ECU:

* From ECU remapping

* EGR delete kits

* Tuning Boxes (ideal for vehicles under warranty)

* DSG tuning

* Hybrid Turbo’s

*Smaller Supercharger Pulleys

*Uprated intercoolers

*Silicone hose sets

*Full induction kits

*Sports exhaust systems from Scorpion and Milltek

*Uprated clutches

*Sports suspension

*Upgraded brakes

*Vehicle trackers

Full up to date professional Tuning Equipment and diagnostic software.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEnzRKs85ss

As part of the remapping process Tuning Emporium can also offer (subject to vehicle and modifications) a variety of extras too, these include:

stages 1 to 4 of remapping

EGR delete

DPF solutions

Specific diagnostic trouble code delete

Pop and bang

Luanch control

Multi map Switiching

DSG tuning

BMW gearbox tuning

Hard rev cut

no lift shift

stop start deactivation

Speed limiter disable

rev limiter removal

Ad blue disable

Terms and conditions apply.

 

What is remapping?

Engine remapping has become increasingly popular in recent years, as drivers become more familiar with the little black boxes that control their cars vital functions, and more aware of the opportunities to ‘tweak’ the settings.

The process used to be called chipping, as it literally meant swapping a microchip in your car’s Electronic Control Unit (ECU) with a modified version. Nowadays the black art has advanced to the point where home-brewed engine remapping software is available to download from various internet groups for brave and/or tech-savvy home-tuners who like to experiment. We’d never recommend that route, as unsurprisingly there’s a significant risk of causing expensive engine damage if a remap is not done properly.

So for most people an engine remap involves a trip to a local specialist Like Tuning Emporium, where we  can overwrite your factory engine settings via a laptop, directly into your car’s OBD port, or we can tune your ecu on the bench.

There are two primary reasons for wanting a remap, and they’re called power and torque. When your car left the factory there’s a very good chance its performance was deliberately muted in order to meet product planning objectives or economy and efficiency targets.

These days the power and performance of most cars is limited, not by any particular mechanical factor, but by the software running in the engine control unit (ECU).

Computer algorithms running behind the scenes while you’re driving a modern car affect all sorts of parameters, such as ignition timing, air/fuel ratio and turbocharging boost pressure.

So if you want greater performance and pulling power from your car, or alternatively if you’re seeking mpg improvements, the first place to look is the little black box under the bonnet. Here at Tuning Emporium, we receive plenty of emails asking advice about ECU software changes, and we’ve compiled this guide to explore the pros, cons and costs.

Chipping turbodiesel engines can increase economy by seven to 10 per cent, because it adds torque lower down the rev range. This means the engine doesn’t have to work as hard as before. It’s these turbo diesel engines often known as TDI, HDi, CDTi, CDI,depending on the manufacturer that are cornerstone of the car chipping industry because an engine chip or software upgrade can cheaply add so much to the performance.

Our Prices start at £199 for OBD tuning, and ECU bench tuning costs start at £275.

Are ther any downsides to getting your ECU “chipped”?

Some people are concerned that engine remapping could cause problems with their car. But it shouldn’t affect reliability if you use a reputable company such as Tuning Emporium.

Contact us for more details:
info@tuningemporium.com

www.facebook.com/tuningemporium

@TE_TuningEmprm

01905 700264
07790 315863

 

 

 

Tuning Emporium offer a little more than just a remap, induction kits, exhausts, hybrid turbo’s, larger intercoolers……………..

Here at Tuning Emporium, we offer more than just a remap.

Tuning Emporium, are passionate about Vehicle Tuning, from cars, 4×4’s, vans, and light commercials. Using 11 years of tuning to offer the very latestest updates and protocols to tune our customers vehicles to the highest standard available.

Unlike most other remapping companies we offer a little bit more, We offer bespoke tuning packages, from a custom remap, to stage 3 and 4 tuning.

Products and services we offer include:
· ECU Remapping that can include the following functions:
– Launch Control, Anti-Lag, Multi mapping, Sport button enabled for remap, speed and rev limiter removal, pop and bang function, stop start disable

· DSG Transmission Tuning
· Audi R-Tronic Transmission Tuning
· Performance Exhaust Systems
· Hybrid Turbo Conversions
· EGR Removal & Delete
· DPF Forced Regenerations and solutions
· DPF Chemical Cleaning
· Speed Limiter Removal
· Speed Limiter Adjustment/Activation
· Dealer Level Vehicle Diagnostics
· ECU Coding
· Hybrid Turbo conversions
· Forge Motorsport products
· Milltek exhaust systems
· Scorpion Exhausts
· Uprated intercoolers
· K&N Filters
· Pipercross filter
· BMC filters
· Silicone hoses
. Skytag trackers and much more

Tuning Emporium Worcestershires number one tuning specialist
Tuning Emporium Worcestershires number one tuning specialist

Why choose us:
A full health check is carried out on vehicle prior to tuning taking place.
We can prove results with before and after figures on dyno.
All our maps have a lifetime guarantee on them.

We continuously invest in up to date professional equipment.
From cars tuned for road or track applications to light commercials, trucks, agricultural & even marine engines we can provide a solution to meet your needs. By careful recalibration of the engine management system we can increase drivability with no detriment to reliability.

We are more than just your average ECU tuning company as we develop our software in house whilst at the same time working with some of the best tuning houses from across Europe we have ultimate flexibility in both the range of vehicles that we tune and to be able to provide the customer with the very best solution for their needs.

Contact us:
info@tuningemporium
facebook.com/tuningemporium
@TE_TuningEmprm
01905 700264
07790 315863

Land Rover Freelander ECU remap at Tuning Emporium

A recent customer had his Land Rover Freelander in for a remap and software update with us at Tuning Emorium.

We did this remotely at customers house.  Before we commenced the remap process we had to do a software update on the vehicle.  This we can do for all models of the Jaguar Land Rover range, contact us for more details.

Land Rover Freelander ECU remap with software update
Land Rover Freelander ECU remap with software update

Again this is not a job we can rush, we always take our time to ensure our work is correct.

In standard tune the engine should produce 156bhp and 295 lb ft.

Once tuned with our bespoke remap and egr delete function it should produce 199bhp and 369lb ft.

And as its a manual gearbox, it certianly delivered the extra power a lot smoother.

One main benefit of remapping will be a reduction in fuel consumption meaning that fuel will last you longer so saving YOU money. With the gained extra torque especially at the lower rev range you will see a fuel saving, as it will require less throttle input.

ECU remapping not only improves the engines power and torque, it will also heighten throttle response and expand the power-band. This means things like power delivery will be a lot more linear, which in turn will make the vehicle feel a lot more responsive too. The vehicles power output is frequently restricted by the manufacturer for no reason. Being a driving enthusiast, there is no need for such restrictions to be placed upon your ECU and reducing its performance therefore getting your ECU remapped you could benefit from the hidden power and torque that is hiding within your engine management system.

Benfits for a turbocharged diesel engine:

  • Increased torque
  • Increased horsepower
  • Better throttle response
  • Smoother power delivery
  • Improved fuel economy
  • Safer overtaking

For more information on how Tuning Emporium can improve your Land Rover model get in touch:

Contact us for more details:
info@tuningemporium.com

www.facebook.com/tuningemporium

@TE_TuningEmprm

01905 700264
07790 315863

 

Vauxhall Vivaro remap at Tuning Emporium

Here at Tuning Emporium, we also tune van’s,and have done since day one.

A recent customer came to us, with their Vauxhall Vivaro 2.0 cdti 115bhp.  Not only was it down on power but also restricted to 68mph, not ideal.

Vauxhall Vivaro remap and Pipercross filter upgrade
Vauxhall Vivaro remap and Pipercross filter upgrade

Despite having covered over 100,000 miles, the engine was in good condition, i.e no smoke, started instantly, smooth idling , no oil consumption.

In standard tune the engine should produce 115bhp and 221lb ft.

once we had written a new map it should produce 145bhp and 288lb ft.

Test drive certainly delivered the smiles past 68mph.  MPG has also improved, offering an extra 100 miles between fill ups.  Again proving that the remap will pay for itself over the years.

We also took the opportunity to change for a panel filter, even though exisitng one was relatively new, the new Pipercross one has a better gurantee and duration.

What gets changed when a remap takes place?

Nothing gets modified apart from the parameters in the ECU’s program (map). In most cases the map stored on the ECU’s processor can be accessed via the on-board diagnostics port (OBD), which is normally found under the vehicles dashboard. In some cases in newer models the ECU might have to be taken from the vehicle and the casing opened but you do not have to worry about this as our technicians then use specialist tools to read the original map straight from the processing chip. Our technician will then acquire the original map and upload the map which then will adjusted and the parameters altered to improve the performance or fuel economy or a clever blend of both.

 

For more information on how Tuning Emporium can improve the performance of your Vauxhall, get in touch via below: ⇓

 

Contact us for more details:
info@tuningemporium.com

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@TE_TuningEmprm

01905 700264
07790 315863

BMW F60 520d remapping at Tuning Emporium 187bhp

Tuning Emporium goes through stages of just a partiulcar brand of vehicles, last week seemed to be nothing other than BMW’s, 1 series, X5, 3 series and this 5 series.

In standard tune 187bhp and 295 lbft its no slouch, but the higher up the rev range you go, the more this saloon struggled a bit with weight on family holidays.

Upon initail inspection all seemed ok, however upon reading the ecu, we found something wrong in the current set up.  This had been to another tuner not that long ago.

BMW 520d ECU remapping at Tuning Emporium
BMW 520d ECU remapping at Tuning Emporium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boost values, injection and air flow all incorrect.  We cleared the map, and started again.  This is why we are not the cheapest for remaps, but at the same time we’re not the most expensive either.  For BMW OBD tuning we charge £299.

BMW 520d ecu remapping
BMW 520d ecu remapping

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maybe this was why the engine ran out of umph up long hills??  Had we not beeen able to recover this ECU, we would have had to get the ECU flashed with our BMW software tool.

So why a remap?

ne main benefit of remapping will be a reduction in fuel consumption meaning that fuel will last you longer so saving YOU money. With the gained extra torque especially at the lower rev range you will see a fuel saving, as it will require less throttle input.

ECU remapping not only improves the engines power and torque, it will also heighten throttle response and expand the power-band. This means things like power delivery will be a lot more linear, which in turn will make the vehicle feel a lot more responsive too. The vehicles power output is frequently restricted by the manufacturer for no reason. Being a driving enthusiast, there is no need for such restrictions to be placed upon your ECU and reducing its performance therefore getting your ECU remapped you could benefit from the hidden power and torque that is hiding within your engine management system.

BENEFITS FOR TURBOCHARGED DIESEL ENGINES

Benefits what an ECU upgrade to your turbocharged diesel engine may deliver:

  • Increased torque
  • Increased horsepower
  • Better throttle response
  • Smoother power delivery
  • Improved fuel economy
  • Safer overtaking

When the customer is back off their travels we will get the car on the dyno to prove our figures.

We are looking for 238bhp and 340lb ft, given the engine has only done 24k, and it was comepletely different after test drive, we’ve no doubt in our figures.

For more information on how Tuning Emporium can improve your car’s performance safely, get in touch: ⇓

info@tuningemporium.com

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@TE_TuningEmprm

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Audi Q7 remap at Tuning Emporium, 3.0 V6 TDi

A 2017 Audi Q7 graced its presence here at Tuning Emporium recently, the larger capacity engine of 272bhp, although not a bad output, more potential could be had.

The main criticism of these vehicles is the delay in gearchanges.  When the accelorator pedal is depressed hard down, there’s a second delay in actually getting moving.

By careful calibration of the engine software Tuning Emporium can help eradicate this problem, and 99% is down to how the engines torque is delivered.

Audi Q7 mk 2 3.0 tdi 272bhp, ecu remap

We took a reading of the ECU and wrote the customer a new bespoke map.

Power should be 325bhp and 495lb ft after our work.

Audi Q7 mk 2 3.0 tdi 272bhp
Audi Q7 remap

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Test drive definaty showed results, pulling hard through all the gears and on kick down, there was no delay in response either from the gearbox.

 

On a recent 400mile trip customers MPG improved by 15% too, meaning the remap will pay for itself before the end of the year.

ECU remapping not only improves the engines power and torque, it will also heighten throttle response and expand the power-band. This means things like power delivery will be a lot more linear, which in turn will make the vehicle feel a lot more responsive too. The vehicles power output is frequently restricted by the manufacturer for no reason. Being a driving enthusiast, there is no need for such restrictions to be placed upon your ECU and reducing its performance therefore getting your ECU remapped you could benefit from the hidden power and torque that is hiding within your engine management system.

For more information on how Tuning Emporium can improve your Audi vehicle, please contact us for more details.

Contact us for more details:
info@tuningemporium.com

www.facebook.com/tuningemporium

@TE_TuningEmprm

01905 700264
07790 315863

Tuning Emporium offer a little more than just a remap…………..read more

Tuning Emporium started out with offering remaps, but now as time has moved on, so has the industry.

We continuously invest in up to date professional equipment.
From cars tuned for road or track applications to light commercials, trucks, agricultural & even marine engines we can provide a solution to meet your needs.
By careful recalibration of the engine management system we can increase drivability with no detriment to reliability.
We are more than just your average chiptuning company as we develop our software in-house whilst at the same time working with some of the best tuning houses from across Europe we have ultimate flexibility in both the range of vehicles that we tune and to be able to provide the customer with the very best solution for their needs

Not just content on offering a stage 1 remap, Tuning Emporium can now offer the following as part of a remap (subject to vehicle and modifications) a variety of extras too, these include:
??

stages 1 to 4 of remapping
?EGR delete
?DPF solutions
?Specific diagnostic trouble code delete
?Pop and bang
?Luanch control
?Multi map Switiching
?DSG tuning
??BMW gearbox tuning
?Hard rev cut
?no lift shift
?stop start deactivation
?Speed limiter disable
?rev limiter removal
?Ad blue disable

Along with:
Hybrid turbo upgrades
Larger intercooler
Induction kits
Blow off valves (divertor valves)
Scorpion and Milltek exhaust systems
To name a few ?

Tuning Emporium Worcestershires number one tuning specialist
Tuning Emporium Worcestershires number one tuning specialist

And coming soon later in 2019 we will be offering vehicle re tims, on certain models.  At present will be Range Rovers, Range Rover Sport, Land Rover Discovery, Ford Rangers, Ford Transit Custom, VW Transporters and Caddys.

 

 

More details to follow soon.

Terms and conditions apply.

Contact us today with your reg number to see what we can do for your vehicle.

Info@tuningemporium.com

www.tuningemporium.com

TuningEmporium
01905 700264
07790 315863

BMW M3 F30 remapping at Tuning Emporium

One letter and one number always a very special vehicle from Germany, iconic M3.

The M3 version of the F30 3 series was designated the F80 and was produced from 2014—2018. The F80 M3 was powered by the BMW S55 twin-turbo straight-six engine, therefore being the first turbocharged M3 model. Despite the smaller displacement than the V8 engine used by the previous generation, peak power was increased by 8 kW (11 bhp) and peak torque was increased by 150 N⋅m (111 lb⋅ft).

The official 0–60 mph (0–97 km/h) times were 3.9 seconds with the M-DCT transmission and 4.1 seconds with the manual transmission. Top speed is limited to 155 mph (249 km/h) but an optional M Driver’s package raises this to 174 mph (280 km/h).

BMW M3 F30 remapping at Tuning Emporium
BMW M3 F30 remapping at Tuning Emporium

 

Here at Tuning Emporium, we’ve had to continuely invest in new equipment so we can keep up to date with new models that can be tuned, both through the OBD port and on the bench.

With this partiuclar car, the customer wanted a nice power increase but too mad, so we settled on a bespoke stage 1 remap through the OBD port.

 

Power gains as follows:

standard tune is 424bhp and 406lb ft.

we safely increased this to 495bhp and 485lb ft.

Any more than that and the turbo’s won’t last very long, hybrid upgrade the only solution here.

 

Transformation is stunning, the car is so much eager to get going, and gear changes are improved from the increased torque.

 

For more information on remapping your vehicle please contact us with your reg number at:

info@tuningemporium.com

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@TE_TuningEmprm

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Tuning Emporium your one stop shop for tuning requirements.
* From ECU remapping
* EGR delete kits
* Tuning Boxes (ideal for vehicles under warranty)
* DSG tuning
* Hybrid Turbo’s
*Smaller Supercharger Pulleys
*Uprated intercoolers
*Silicone hose sets
*Full induction kits
*Sports exhaust systems from Scorpion and Milltek
*Uprated clutches
*Sports suspension
*Upgraded brakes
*Vehicle trackers
Full up to date professional Tuning Equipment and diagnostic software.

Range Rover TDV8 remapping with egr delete at Tuning Emporium

Here at Tuning Emporium if there’s a vehicle we more than most its the L322 TDv8 Range Rover.

Most common issue with these is EGR’s and Turbo’s.

TDV8 ecu remapping at Tuning Emporium
TDV8 ecu remapping at Tuning Emporium

This is down to lack of maintenance and or too long service intervals.  We suggest Oil change every eight to ten thousand miles, or whichever comes first.

Regular oil changes are key to prolong the life of any engine, but in the case of the L322 especially more so, due to how small these turbo’s are in relation to size and weight of the vehicle.

With every remap on these engines, we always perform an EGR blank on the ecu, worst case, we mechaically blank them too.

TDV8 ecu remapping at Tuning Emporium
TDV8 ecu remapping at Tuning Emporium

In regards of power upgrades, standard power is 268bhp or 272bhp and 472lb ft.

with our performance remap power increases to

320bhp and 547lb ft.

 

MPG on average also improves by 10% too.  34mpg not uncommon on long journeys.

For more information on how Tuning Emporium can improve the performance of your Range Rover or any other vehicle, please contact us for more details.

 

Tuning Emporium your one stop shop for tuning requirements.

* From ECU remapping

* EGR delete kits

* Tuning Boxes (ideal for vehicles under warranty)

* DSG tuning

* Hybrid Turbo’s

*Smaller Supercharger Pulleys

*Uprated intercoolers

*Silicone hose sets

*Full induction kits

*Sports exhaust systems from Scorpion and Milltek

*Uprated clutches

*Sports suspension

*Upgraded brakes

*Vehicle trackers

Full up to date professional Tuning Equipment and diagnostic software.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEnzRKs85ss

Contact us for all your tuning requirements

Why choose us:
A full health check is carried out on vehicle prior to tuning taking place.

We can prove results with before and after figures on dyno.
All our maps have a lifetime guarantee on them.

We continuously invest in up to date professional equipment.
From cars tuned for road or track applications to light commercials, trucks, agricultural & even marine engines we can provide a solution to meet your needs.

By careful recalibration of the engine management system we can increase drivability with no detriment to reliability.
We are more than just your average chiptuning company as we develop our software in-house whilst at the same time working with some of the best tuning houses from across Europe we have ultimate flexibility in both the range of vehicles that we tune and to be able to provide the customer with the very best solution for their needs

Contact us for more details:
info@tuningemporium.com

www.facebook.com/tuningemporium

@TE_TuningEmprm

01905 700264
07790 315863