Author Topic: OEM or standalone ECU?  (Read 6822 times)

Offline jimbo198966

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OEM or standalone ECU?
« on: 13 October 2015, 10:27 »
Hi guys. I've got a mk1 caddy with a modified (1.9) AGU engine, running the OEM mk4 AGU ECU. I've been told I can't get the ECU remapped as the ECU needs chipping Rather than remapping,  and this can mount up to big bucks as they'd need to remove the chip from the ECU every time, and I'll struggle to find a tuner that will do this as it takes a while....
Sooooo should I get a standalone ECU, was thinking Megasquirt as its the cheapest (?), or stick with OEM ECU and find a reputable tuner....?

Offline barrym381

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Re: OEM or standalone ECU?
« Reply #1 on: 14 October 2015, 17:43 »
ask r-tech if they will do it or a few other tuners as the ecu can be mapped in the car  :smiley:

Offline Wazzzer

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Re: OEM or standalone ECU?
« Reply #2 on: 15 January 2016, 22:32 »
R-Tech won't touch an engine transplanted motor these days...

The AGU can be mapped through the OBD port as long as it's the later ECU type. Any ideas on the part number?

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Offline madmanmart

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Re: OEM or standalone ECU?
« Reply #3 on: 16 January 2016, 09:24 »
In a word.... No.

Then AGU ecu can be remapped cheaply enough, I don't think you've asked the right places.

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