Had a great example of a Mark 1 Range Rover Sport 2.7 TDV6 in for a remap and EGR delete recently.
These engines are fitted to not only Range Rover Sport mark one, but Land Rover Discovery 3, Peugeot 407, Citroen C5, Citroen C6, Jaguar Xf, and Jaguar XJ,
Despite been such a heavy vehicle we knew that the engine could have more power professionally tuned from it. But unfortuneatley the EGR’s are the problem with this engine, in that always get a build up of carbon on the intake, we would always advise to have the EGR valves mapped out wherever possible on the TDV6 engines.
Standard power is 190bhp and 345lb ft.
(Saloon car engines are twin turbo 207bhp and 325lb ft)
In tuned form it should now be 230bhp and 390lb ft, mpg often improves by on average 4mpg.
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
*Silicone hose sets
*Full induction kits
*Sports exhaust systems from Scorpion and Milltek
Full up to date professional Tuning Equipment and diagnostic software.
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
Specific diagnostic trouble code delete
Pop and bang
Multi map Switiching
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 there 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.
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