Tune the Engine of Your Car to Improve Fuel Efficiency Figures

Chip TuningThe problem of fuel efficiency has troubled all the car owners across the world and increasing price of fuel has further acted like putting the drop of petrol in the fire. Going through this problem car enthusiasts are adopting different methods like minimizing the weekend trips, adopting the policy of no vehicle day, car pooling etc to minimize their fuel expenditure. On the contrary getting the engine of car tuned can offer them fruitful results.

This might surprise to most of car enthusiasts but there is lots of potential hidden inside your car which can be helpful in enhancing its power and performance by tuning the engine of your car. Now the question arises that what are the methods which could help in enhancing the fuel efficiency of the car with tuning. Well before discussing those methods let us point out an important which plays an important in affecting the fuel efficiency of your car. To track that factor you should make sure that your car is running according to determined parameters or not.

For that it would be better to get the mechanism of your checked by an expert mechanic to check whether there is smooth flow of fuel towards engine or not. Along with this you should also try to detect the loops in your driving habits like keeping the clutch of continuously pressed while driving, switching on the air conditioner at different stops etc. All these driving habits are quite enough to affect the fuel efficiency of your vehicle to huge extent.

How tuning can improve the fuel efficiency of the vehicle?

There is myth among lots of car owners that replacing the existing engine with powerful engine will help in improving the fuel efficiency. But surprisingly it is like hitting yourself with your gun, because by integrating powerful engine our engine burns more fuel and inhales more air resulting in high fuel consumption on the contrary low power results in improved fuel efficiency. Therefore to enhance the fuel efficiency of the vehicle by tuning it would be better to enhance the combustion system of an engine delivering the fuel efficiency and improving the performance of the engine.

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Installing the light weighted flywheel can also be the good option to improve the efficiency of fuel by minimizing the rotational speed of the engine. However this technique will be favorable only during the condition when you drive your car for short distances because going for long drives and driving across the hilly areas will result in increased fuel consumption.

So now if you are also suffering from the problem of low fuel efficiency get the engine of your car tuned by an expert mechanic and enjoy flawless drive of your car without making any strategy.

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Tuning Can Boost the Performance of Your Diesel Car

Diesel Car TuningWhen a person decides to buy a car of his choice his main objective is to buy the car that is not only enriched with contemporary features but is also cost effective and delivers healthy fuel efficiency. And, therefore going through this requirement lots of people prefer to buy a diesel car, because it satisfies their all expectations which they expect from their vehicle. But, the engine of diesel car makes extra sound while driving, the power generation and torque efficiency of these cars is comparatively lower than petrol cars, the acceleration speed is also lower. In simple words, it can be said that driving a diesel car although satisfies your varied driving needs but on the other side you also have to struggle with different performance parameters.

Interestingly, all these problems have now become the tales of yester years as today tuning the diesel car can dramatically boost the performance of your tired diesel car and that also at the terms and conditions that you feel suitable for you. In recent modifying, the software installed in the engine control unit to determine the performance of fuel injection vehicles has emerged as the simplest methods of diesel cars tuning. The main objective of ECU is to look after the every activity performed by the engine reply to instructions received from different sensors.

Car Tuning, Engine Tuning and ECU Remapping

The software installed in the ECU determines the fuel efficiency of the diesel car by making an appropriate timing of fuel transition between the engine so that it operates smoothly at different rotations per minute and delivers normal emission level. The diesel engine developed few years back had ECU installed on a computer chip. But the diesel engines developed today have in-built ECUs which can be accessed through on-board diagnostic port.

Today with help of Blue Optimize technique the tuning and remapping of diesel engine can be performed within the span of an hour. The technique of blue optimization makes use of diesel particulate filter deletion and tuning. This however is illegal in some of the countries but in countries where it is legal diesel car owners are getting their cars tuned by this technique.

Getting the diesel car tuned by an experienced mechanic will result in smooth engine performance that will produce more power and torque. Let us for instance if own an Audi car empowered with 2.0 litre generating the power of 140 BHP will develop the power of around 170 BHP after ECU remapping. This is just an illustration of an ECU tuning, depending upon the make of your car you can enjoy sufficient improvement in the performance of your car.

Rolling Road Tuning: Assessing The Success Of Chip Tuning

Now the day’s trend of chip tuning has gained huge popularity among the car enthusiasts who are not satisfied with the existing performance of their car in form power and torque generation efficiency, fuel efficiency, working of exhaust system, etc. In simple words it can be said that chip tuning is the process that is helpful in enhancing the functionality of your car according to your requirements.

It would be interested to know that due to excessive use of computer technology in every field of life, the cars manufactured today are not exception to it. The Days have gone back when the setting of different components installed in the car was done manually, today everything is computerized and therefore settings of all components in vehicles is determined with the help of a chip. The chip contains an erasable programmable read only memory (EPROM) stored in the engine control unit of the car, and which stays stored in its memory even if the power of the car is switched off.

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This memory can be erased and new settings can be determined in the EPROM according to the expectations of the car owner. The memory stored in EPROM is erased by bringing it into contact with the ultraviolet radiation, which is a type of an electromagnetic light. The chip is mainly developed from silicon ultraviolet light that is used for deleting the existing memory of the chip.

What is rolling road tuning? From the above description it is clear that chip tuning is the process of improvising the performance of the car by erasing the existing settings stored in read only memory with the new one. But now the question arises that what is the process which could help in assessing that are these newly determined settings according to your requirements or not until unless the car is driven on the road or not?

Interestingly, this is done with the rolling road tuning, which simply may be defined as the process of generating real road conditions inside the premises and assessing the performance of the vehicle by driving it at different speeds.

While conducting the test apart from generating natural road conditions the vehicle is also equipped with substantial weight, which is equivalent to the luggage carried by adult passengers moving in the vehicle. The results achieved by rolling road test are assessed to understand the final setting of chip.

Unleash the Hidden Features of Your Beloved Audi by its Engine Tuning

Name of Audi doesn’t require any introduction to introduce itself in the world of cars. The cars sold by German luxurious car maker are considered as the synonym of power and performance blended in one unit. The stylish looks, use of robust materials and unique engineering result in making Audi undoubtedly an excelled car in all segments whether it is entry level super mini sized car A1 developed keeping in driving expectation of young car enthusiasts or Audi R8 representing the car maker in supercar segment.

Audi Tuning

All the cars launched by car maker apart from above mentioned cars namely A4, S3, A5, TT, RS6, Q7 and A3 are enriched with the features that are not offered by other luxurious car makers across the world in their specific segment. But, surprisingly despite of all those in-built features, the enthusiasts of Audi cars are not satisfied with the performance of their beloved car and wish to get more from it by retuning its existing settings.

Interestingly, now days there are various methods in form of chip tuning and ECU remapping by which you can tune your Audi depending upon your requirement. The methods of Audi Tuning developed by the experts are custom written and developed after going through the varied needs of Audi owners. The tuning of vehicle helps in enhancing its power and torque generation efficiencies, throttle response, drivability, and fuel efficiency.

The tuning and remapping program is available for both the diesel and petrol variants of different products launched by the car maker. It would be interested to know that the tuning and remapping program can be performed instantly and easily with help of on board diagnostic board.

Audi Engine Remap

So, now being an Audi owner if you are also planning to get your Audi tuned again then below are some great thoughts that will help you in getting more from your beloved car.

  1. Boosting the engine power: The worth mentioning feature of tuning any vehicle is boosting its power generation efficiency and therefore from that point of view your Audi is not an exception to it. This you can do by going through any of the following process:

    A. The highly recommended and the most cost effective method of boosting the power of any vehicle is remapping the engine control unit or ECU. Getting the ECU remap by an expert will help you in remapping the engine of your car and make your car capable of generating superior power and torque along with improved fuel efficiency.

    B. The other method of tuning is to boost the performance of exhaust system and make smooth flow of air through engine. Improving the performance of exhaust system helps in enhancing the power generation efficiency of an engine.

    Precaution to be kept in concern while enhancing the power of engine: When you tune the engine of your vehicle, it will simultaneously require some changes in fuel system. The boost-up of engine will equally require installation of fuel pressure regulator and fuel injectors to enjoy full benefit of engine tuning.

  2. Upgrading the brakes: While you tune the engine of your Audi for enjoying additional power and improved throttle response, then you should upgrade its braking system including high friction pads and large calipers to response the quick pick up of your car.
  3. Work on the suspension system of your car: From the above mentioned discussion it is clear that tuning the car enhances its power, torque and throttle response. But, it also impacts the other parts of your car and therefore to enjoy full benefit of tuning it is imperative to pay equal attention to other parts. Improved power means increase in the speed of vehicle and therefore driving such vehicle on rugged roads with existing suspension system will undoubtedly offer unwanted shocks while driving. It would therefore be better to get the rubber bushing and settings of suspension system also checked by an expert to avoid any type of problem after tuning.

Epilogue: Buying an Audi car in itself is a pride moment for every car enthusiasts but going through the cut throat competition among all car makers, every month modified cars are stepping in the market which offer better performance than the others existing in the same segment. However, going through this, it doesn’t mean that the current owners of old cars should sale their cars just to enjoy enhanced features in another car. With help of car tuning they can get their car stay in the same lane as the cars of today’s generation stay.

How Remapping Improves Torque and Performance of the Car?

Remapping of engine control unit (ECU) of the car has gained huge popularity among car lovers in recent years because of unbelievable benefits offered by it. In simple words, the ECU remapping may be explained as the process of tuning the software that helps in proper functioning of the engine installed in your car. If you are a mobile game lover then you must be aware about the term “chipping” which mainly refers to chipping the devices with the facility of playing games that are even not available in your country. Similarly, when it comes to the car, chipping refers to remapping the engine for enjoying the additional features of the cars that are offered in another market.

The cars that are manufactured in today’s scenario are mainly controlled by computer programming and therefore the engines installed in them are enriched with plethora of sensors that look after the functionality of various components helping the engine control unit to perform best of its abilities.

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Does your car need remapping?

Although remapping is popularity among us, but still there are lots of car enthusiasts in getting the remapping done on their car. Well do you know that car manufacturers across the world, map the engine control unit of different cars manufactured by them on one common standard depending upon the different factors prevailing in different markets in which these cars will be exported. That means cars exported in different countries are enriched with same features without any modifications.

How remapping will help in boosting the performance of your car?

The company remapping your car will go through the map of your car’s engine and then remap it according to your requirement after assessing your expectations from your car. Remapping boost-up the fuel efficiency of your car along with its power and torque.

Remapping will break the limits determined on the speed and revs. The companies offering the service of remapping with either install a new chip in the circuit board of your car or will remap the engine of your car with help of software installed in their computer system and connect it with the diagnostic port of your car.

Performance Tuning

While remapping the car one thing which you should keep in concern is the working of clutch system. If the clutch system of your car is working properly then you will not face any issue with the performance of your, but in case if you are car is old then it would be better to replace the existing clutch system to enjoy flawless drive from your car after remapping it. Moving if there any other parts also which because of regular wear and tear are creating a problem then they should be equally replaced for enjoying smooth driving of your car.

One question which might arise in your mind while remapping the engine control unit (ECU) of your car that will it affect the insurance of your car? If this is your concern, then you need not have to worry because today going through the practice of remapping insurance companies have provision regarding this practice and remapping doesn’t affect the insurance of your car.

It would be interested to know that going through the increasing practice of engine remapping now days various manufacturers across the world have started offering remapping chip online to the car enthusiast willing to remap their car for better performance. This chip can be fixed on the on board diagnostic port and the person with adequate knowledge can himself remap the engine of his car. In case he is a novice then these manufacturers have their experts located in different corners across the world to assist their clients in remapping their vehicles.