Car Remapping from experts in ECU Remapping in Sussex

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Need to remap your car? C R Allen & Son’s have years of experience remapping cars

At C R Allen & Sons we are experts in remapping cars, when we remap a car we totally transform it, ensuring that your vehicle performs at levels you haven’t seen before. C R Allen & Sons perfrom ECU remapping in Sussex, whereby we rewrite the software on your engine’s ECU to provide fantastic results. Once we remap your car, we safely gain power and torque, to improve driveability. Car remapping from C R Allen & Sons also has the added bonus of enhanced fuel economy to both diesel and petrol engines.

Transform your car with car remapping from Monster Tuning

With Monster Tuning you don’t just get a one size fits all generic car remapping; you get a custom made tune to your car’s specification-giving more power, or maximising economy for example.

When you have a Monster Remap programmed into your vehicle, all your questions will be answered. Monster car remapping will transform every aspect of your vehicle’s performance. Remapping cars with Monster is much more powerful, the spots and turbo lag are eliminated, the new torque range is like gaining an extra gear, and you should receive a pleasant surprise when you visit the pumps.

Find the ideal car engine remapping option for your ECU remapping in Sussex

Monster Green car engine remapping – Save fuel

Monster Green car engine remapping has been designed to return an improved economy in turbo diesel engines.

Monster Orange car engine remapping – Optimized

Monster Orange car engine remapping is the most popular choice to remap cars, offering the best of mix of power and economy in virtually all turbo diesel engines. Remapping cars with monster orange gains an extra gear with a smoother torque curve. Monster Orange car engine remapping offers a better driving experience while returning an improved fuel consumption figure.

Monster Black car engine remapping – Bespoke

Monster Black car engine remapping is an individualised car remapping service which releases the full potential of your engine. Bespoke car engine remapping can be installed on both petrol and diesel vehicles. A consultation will ensue going through the specific needs of your vehicle.

What is ECU (ENGINE CONTROL UNIT)? What to expect from ECU remapping in Sussex

All modern cars and vans on the road today have an ECU(ENGINE CONTROL UNIT). This Engine Control Unit can almost be described as the vehicles ‘brain’ and contains a small processor that takes information from various sensors throughout the engine. It analyses information such as the engine temperature, accelerator pedal angle, oxygen content in the burnt exhaust gases as well as many more parameters.

Using the information from these sensors your ECU can then add the right quantity of fuel, at just the right time to provide a good mix of fuel economy, performance and emission control when pulling away, overtaking, pottering down the road or zooming down the motorway. When you opt for car remapping from C R Allen & Sons, we provide the best ECU remapping in Sussex.

What is ECU Remapping? Should you opt for ECU remapping in Sussex?

When a manufacturer develops a new car they have to take into consideration all of the conditions it may be subjected to in all of the regions in which they intend to sell this model. This means instead of just optimising the ECU’s program or ‘map’ to deliver the best performance or the most fuel efficiency they have to make compromises to the map to take into account these potential differing operating conditions. These could include sub-standard fuels, extremes in temperature and altitude, differing emission laws and even the possibility that vehicle may not be serviced on a regular basis and in accordance with the manufacturers recommended instructions.

ECU remapping is taking a read from the ECU’s processing chip of the vehicles standard compromised map and adjusting various parameters within the map such as fuel pressure, boost pressure (on turbocharged applications) ignition advance and throttle pedal control amongst others to release the true performance from the engine. It is a completely safe process as it is just giving the engine the performance it should have had in the first place before all the compromises were applied to the original programming. Every engine will have its own unique map and by adjusting this we can fine tune the characteristics of the engine; unleashing more power and in many cases reduce fuel consumption too.

Discover the benefits of car engine remapping from C R Allen & Sons

Benefits of ECU remapping.

ECU remapping will not only improve the engines power and torque figures it will also sharpen the throttle response and widen the power-band. This will make the power delivery a lot more linear, which in turn will make the vehicle feel a lot livelier to drive and the engine more flexible. Frequently, the vehicles power output is restricted by the manufacturer for no other reason than to ensure that the vehicle fits into a class to suit fleet buyers. As a driving enthusiast, you do not need or want such restrictions placed upon your vehicles ECU and its performance therefore you can benefit from the hidden power and torque locked away within your engine management system.

The other main benefit of remapping will be a reduction in fuel consumption. With the extra torque especially at the bottom of the rev range you will see a fuel saving as it will require less throttle input to maintain motorway speeds, you can drive in a higher gear at a slower speed as well as helping significantly when fully laden, towing or on gradients and even in start stop traffic.

Learn the benefits of car engine remapping for Turbocharged Diesel Engines

Many see the modern crop of Turbocharged diesels as the future of road car tuning. Even in North America, a nation famed for its love of the petrol engine, car enthusiasts are starting to come around to the benefits of turbo diesel passenger cars in particular. These engines offer fantastic potential for reliable low cost tuning without removing any of the appeal of buying and running a turbo diesel powered vehicle, such as economy, reliability and longevity.

After your ECU car engine remapping to your turbocharged diesel engine, you will enjoy:

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

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Discover the benefits of car engine remapping for Turbocharged Petrol Engines

Turbocharged petrol engines have always been regarded as the sports flagship engine for good reason. They boast far higher power and torque figures than a non-turbocharged power-plant with similar displacement and are usually fitted to the manufacturer’s flagship models. They are also ideal candidates for remapping as the ECU also controls the waste gate (turbo boost pressure control).

After your ECU car remapping to your turbocharged petrol engine, you will enjoy:

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

Learn more about ECU car remapping benefits for Non-Turbocharged Petrol Engines

The normally aspirated petrol engine, whilst not being the easiest of engines to tune, can still benefit from a 10-15% power increase with added torque by careful reprogramming of various engine parameters within the map. Parameters such as the fuel and ignition curves can be fine-tuned to give better power & torque output. On some engines the camshaft timing can also be tuned within the map, giving additional improvements.

In many cases, ‘after-market’ tuning items such as freer flowing exhausts, high flow air filters and re-profiled camshafts can only be fully utilised by the engine once the necessary adjustments have been made within the ECU. Careful recalibration of the correct maps can unlock the potential of your new engine parts. Further power gains may also be available when a higher octane fuel is used, allowing for more ignition timing.

Save fuel when you remap a car at C R Allen & Sons car remapping experts

When we remap a car, especially when fuel saving is the priority we focus on improving the low end torque in particular and widening the power-band as far as we can.

This increase in low end torque will mean less throttle pedal input is required to maintain cruising speeds, when fully laden or when on a gradient. It will also mean that the vehicle will be more comfortable in higher gears at slower speeds as well requiring fewer gear changes overall.

If you combine these factors with adjusting your driving style to make the most of the extra low end torque you will see an improvement in fuel consumption. This is most effective on turbo-diesel engines where the savings could be as much as 20%!

What is modified when you remap a car at C R Allen & Sons?

When we remap a car we do not change any hardware in your vehicle, we just modify the operating parameters in the ECU’s program or ‘map’. In many cases the map stored on the ECU’s processor can be accessed via the on-board diagnostics port (OBD) in the vehicle, normally found under the dashboard. In some newer models the ECU will have to be removed from the vehicle and the casing opened, our technicians will then use specialist tools to read the original map straight from the processing chip.

The technician performing your car remapping will then upload the original map to our map writing team who will adjust the parameters to maximise the performance, fuel economy or a clever blend of both. Depending on the vehicle and ECU type the remapping process can take under an hour and if at any time you wish to return your vehicles ECU to its original default settings, this can be done easily and free of charge as we always keep a copy of the original software as a backup.

Is ECU car remapping legal?

YES: There is nothing illegal about car engine remapping. Although you should inform your insurance company of any alterations made to the vehicle.

Book an appointment to remap your car from experts in ECU remapping in Sussex

Call 01273 584987 to speak to one of our team members or email info@crallenandsons.co.uk
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