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    So iv seen this plug and play remapper on fleabay ;
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    Now its got me thinking, is this another scam promising fuel efficiency and more power for my money and delivering nothing or could this be a worthwhile investment?

    Im wondering if anyone on here has come across this or a similar product that could give me any advise.


    Im think someone will confirm my fear that its a load of rubbish but theres still a glimmer of hope..... lol
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    Wow as helpful as a chocolate fire guard!! Haha
    Im guessing its a load of rubbish then. Iv heard of piggy back remappers before it appears theyre non permanent remaps. Or is this just more rubbish??
    As your a vendor can you advise me on anything to help with my 318? I put a cat back stainless exhaust on and an induction kit and my mpg dropped :(
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    Quote Originally Posted by Compact Kid View Post
    Wow as helpful as a chocolate fire guard!! Haha
    Im guessing its a load of rubbish then. Iv heard of piggy back remappers before it appears theyre non permanent remaps. Or is this just more rubbish??
    As your a vendor can you advise me on anything to help with my 318? I put a cat back stainless exhaust on and an induction kit and my mpg dropped :(
    Well of course your mpg will drop with those mods, you are pulling more air in therefore the car will add more fuel.

    Best option would be to ask the end about remaps
     
     

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    A real piggy back is pretty handy, but I can't see anyway that plug in device would do anything. In my opinion, it is possibly the worst con I have ever seen.
    At least fuel magnets actually had a magnet near some fuel for example.

    What power is your compact?
     
     

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    Thanks. I did think it was too good to be true but thought it worth an ask none the less.

    The compacts 140bhp. Is there any remapping options available to me?
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    There is an option, but it can be fairly complex. The ECU would need to be removed and opened up, rather than through the diagnostic port, but certainly it can be done.
    Roughly 10-12bhp and a sportier response, priced at £225 + travel if needed.
    It'd probably take about 2 hours plus to do too, so it would need a clear window of a few hours for bits and pieces.
     
     

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    Had a customer coming to dyno his car with some think the looks like this
    All it did is sharpen up the throttle like a sprint booster

    If you car is a 316i or 318i m43 it can be remapped through the obd socket

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    its the N42 engine so i guess ill have to do what The end is saying and get the ecu taken out and opened up.
    Ill have to arrange something with you later on The End. My cars still in the bodywork shop at the moment, not expecting it back for a few weeks.
    What sort of travel costs do you charge? or could i come visit you in Birmingham? could kill two birds with one stone and take the mrs shopping whilst you work on the car
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    Quote Originally Posted by Compact Kid View Post
    My cars still in the bodywork shop at the moment, not expecting it back for a few weeks.
    maybe you could ;post it to Enda while its off the road
     
     

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