How It Works?

Engine chipping came about after the introduction of the ECU. Since the early 1990s, most engines have been controlled by an on-board computer, the engine control unit (ECU), which amongst other functions, defines the ignition timing, fuelling and boost pressure for all given engine speeds and loads. ECU remapping lets us change the way the engine is controlled – and engine tuning gives you a more engaging drive.

Superchips develops a unique ECU remap for each car. HDi engine tuning is different from a GTi remap. A turbo diesel remap for one car will be different from another. And petrol engine ECU remaps will be different again.

Superchips invests extensively in development and testing and we bring over 30 years of experience to the job. We arrive at the optimised settings for your make and model of vehicle, ensuring that each remap is as individual as the software inside your ECU, safely eliminating those ‘performance compromises’.

In most cases this remapped program is installed electronically and remotely through the car’s diagnostic port; there’s no replacement chip, and we don’t touch the ECU itself.

And we always test your vehicle before handing it back for you to enjoy, just making sure everything is operating as it should be.

The simple search mechanism to the right enables you, within seconds, to find out if a Superchips remap is available for your car.

Simply choose the appropriate make (e.g. Audi, Ford, Skoda etc) and then choose the appropriate engine type (e.g. petrol).

If a Superchips remap exists for your car you will be informed of the power gain expected (with power curves, where available) and the price.



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