ECU remapping

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AndyB
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Re: ECU remapping

Post by AndyB » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:29 am

As has been mentioned before it's worth checking with insurance too (depending on how honest you are! :lol:) as the underwriters of my insurance wouldn't accept any performance modifications so I would have to either wait until renewal time or do it and not crash the car in the meantime so that they would never find out :lol:
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Re: ECU remapping

Post by Vespa » Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:06 pm

I am one of those daft honest people who would declare it rather than risk non payout in the event of a crash. I am thinking that I may just stay as I am with the car and put the £199 towards fuel. With the mileages I cover that would probably be 6 months or more. :lol: :lol:
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Re: ECU remapping

Post by The_Bull » Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:12 pm

I know it's a different car but my current Octavia vrs is remapped albeit a custom rolling road map which added 45hp and I think about 60nm honestly ironed out the flat spot I had at 1200-1700 and made the car much better to drive fuel eco was slightly better by about 5% 50K miles later still no issues (now on 108)

I'd 100% have it done again but then again its out of warranty and I don't drive it like I stole it


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Re: ECU remapping

Post by XE123 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:07 am

One of the biggest things holding back cars is the ability to pass the emissions standards required. For example, each engine will be targetted at a set CO2 emissions bracket to save the buyers from paying higher taxes.

This can have an effect all over the engines rev range. They might take out fuel lower down in the revs so it produces less Co2 during a specific part of the emissions testing process etc.


I have a 2.0 HDI peugeot 306. That came with 90hp stock. It now runs 137hp (+51% or so). That has done 48k miles since that map, a lot of them being thrashed about on nice A/B roads.
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Re: ECU remapping

Post by PhilB » Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:01 am

XE123 wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:07 am
I have a 2.0 HDI peugeot 306. That came with 90hp stock. It now runs 137hp (+51% or so). That has done 48k miles since that map, a lot of them being thrashed about on nice A/B roads.
One of Peugeot's best.
I had three 306 D Turbos back in the 90's and they were an absolute hoot even with the stock 90Bhp.
The handling was amazing and the last one a V reg had the suspension and brakes off the GTI 6.
Happy days.
:D
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Re: ECU remapping

Post by XE123 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:13 pm

PhilB wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:01 am

One of Peugeot's best.
I had three 306 D Turbos back in the 90's and they were an absolute hoot even with the stock 90Bhp.
The handling was amazing and the last one a V reg had the suspension and brakes off the GTI 6.
Happy days.
:D
Brilliant! It's amazing how many people loved their 306! Funny you should say that about the suspension and brakes. I have done exactly the same thing. GTI-6 rear torsion beam and bilstein shocks with Gti-6 front brakes as well! Great fun to drive.

Anyways, we better not drag this thread into a Peugeot thread! :lol:
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Re: ECU remapping

Post by kyle618 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:01 am

had mine remapped last year. 200hp petrol. didnt really do a dyno on it but you can really feel the difference. well worth it.


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