[s-cars] MRC Chip = Red Rocket!
barmstea at IBB.GOV
Fri Mar 10 09:49:45 EST 2006
Thanks Emre. I understand there are some potential drawbacks to this.
Do you know of any?
Emre Washburn wrote:
> Now, if you want some more kick in the pants, install a stiffened
> wastegate spring, like available at www.034motorsport.com and unleash
> some more power, penny investment, dollar return.
> 92 //S4
> 90 Cq
> 40 valves 'O plenty!
> On 3/10/06, Brian Armstead <barmstea at ibb.gov> wrote:
> > Fellow listers,
> > Finally got a chance yesterday to install my MRC modified ECU. I've
> > owned a few turbo Audis, but this is the first I've ever had chipped.
> > The ECU removal procedure was simple. Word of caution though, if you've
> > had any high end stereo gear installed, make sure there are no wires
> > underneath the carpet before you do the mandatory cutting to access the
> > ECU. My brain switched on at the last minute before cutting (a rare
> > occurrence!) and I found a ton of wires right in the path of my intended
> > cut.
> > Working with Bob Myers is straightforward and easy. He's a real pro and
> > keeps his word on when you will get back your ECU. Thanks Bob for your
> > professionalism and making your number available in case I got stuck
> > with ECU removal.
> > As for the mod itself: YEEEEE HAH! I know I'm not telling most of you
> > anything, as a lot of you have even more powerful cars, but I could not
> > believe the transformation. The redline comes FAST, and you can feel
> > the power come on even harder mid range. It's quite an upgrade for the
> > buck.
> > The Stromung exhaust sounds even sweeter now! I highly recommend
> > chipping to those who have not done it yet, and I highly recommend Bob
> > and his MRC chips.
> > All I need now is to get some BIRA brakes on the car, and I'll be set.
> > NAC - Consumer Reports will be on my XM program tonight. Channel 169 at
> > midnight eastern. They'll talk about the 2006 Car Buyers Guide and how
> > they come up with the rankings. I was in CT at their headquarters
> > (freezing my a$$ off last week) to see their road test facility. Very
> > impressive. 866.801.8255 if you'd like to join in.
> > Brian
> > Fast 93 S4
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