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    1. 07-20-2012 06:22 PM #3401
      Achtuning is pleased to announce the release of APR's 2.0 TDI 140 HP Common Rail Diesel ECU Upgrade!!



      APR is pleased to present the ultimate ECU upgrade for the 2.0 TDI Common Rail 140 HP Diesel Engine. After a year of research and development on a multitude of vehicles in the VAG lineup, we are pleased to offer you an ECU recalibration that is second to none. APR’s extensive research and development provides you with a powerful ECU Upgrade with no loss of drivability or reliability. Expect large increases in power and torque across the powerband, improved response and a smoother, more powerful top end.

      The 2.0 TDI ECU Upgrade is an expertly recalibrated engine management control strategy that increases horsepower and torque to provide smooth and reliable operation as if intended by the OEM. APR's ECU Upgrade is developed to work within the OEM and Tier 1 Supplier specifications for engine component stress tolerances and performance specifications. APR's patented EMCS functionality puts the control of the engine's operation at your finger tips and allows for additional features and options to be installed to your OEM ECU.

      A Stage I ECU Upgrade give you higher peak numbers of 170 HP and 297 FT-LB of torque with gains of up to 27 horsepower by 2950 RPM and 50 FT-LB of torque by 2700 RPM! APR’s ECU Upgrade is the best power per dollar modification for the 2.0 TDI and give it just the extra edge these cars lack from the factory without pushing the limits. With factory like smoothness and drivability, APR’s ECU Upgrade will fill the void in an otherwise excellent car.

      The software is $599 for a fully loaded ECU (Stock / Performance mode, Security Lockout, Fault Code Erase and Anti Theft), and is currently on sale for $499.

      Unlike other software on the market, DSG Software is NOT REQUIRED to achieve these torque gains. The supplied dyno charts were from a DSG vehicle with stock software.

      Dyno charts:
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      Wheel - http://www.goapr.com/includes/img/pr...0_vs_s1_cw.gif
      Gain - http://www.goapr.com/includes/img/pr...vs_s1_gain.gif

      Older MK5 ECU's are available through the OBD-II Port while new MK6 vehicles require removal for flashing ($95 labor).
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    2. 07-20-2012 06:47 PM #3402
      Quote Originally Posted by Dion@ACHTUN!NG View Post
      Achtuning is pleased to announce the release of APR's 2.0 TDI 140 HP Common Rail Diesel ECU Upgrade!!
      Drool.

      Now I just need a new TDI.
      m.

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      07-21-2012 04:31 AM #3403
      stage 1 tdi software is soooooooo worth it. Too bad it took them so long.
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    4. 07-24-2012 05:27 PM #3404


      Dan brought in his wife's Audi A3 S-Line to receive an APR Stage 2 ECU upgrade and APR down-pipe today. This is in preparation for what could be the path towards K04 turbo power levels should they decide to take the plunge later down the road. It was decided that the factory cat-back were to remain to keep sound levels low and stock-like.



      At idle, the car sounds like stock. With low throttle input the exhaust note might sound deeper but remains very stock-like with very little change from factory. Get on it, and you'll hear a deeper and lower tone and just loud enough to get people wondering if there's an exhaust upgrade on the car at all...

      We wrapped everything up by adding a set of 5mm H&R spacers out back to even things out with the front.

      Last edited by Dion@ACHTUN!NG; 07-24-2012 at 05:30 PM.
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    5. 07-26-2012 12:23 PM #3405
      Achtuning is pleased to announce APR's release of the RSC™ Technology exhaust system now available for the Audi 2.5 TFSI TT RS! APR's RSC™ Exhaust System is capable of delivering gains of 99 HP @ 4,800 RPM and 113 FT-LBS @ 4,500 RPM when combined with APR's Stage II ECU Upgrade and is fully compatible with APR's upcoming Stage III Turbocharger System.



      Available Systems & Pricing: "Power Into Summer" Sale pricing will apply through August 3rd.



      Turboback Exhaust System - Replaces the entire factory exhaust. Retains the factory bumper integrated exhaust tips.

      PART: FE100048 | MSRP: $2,659.00 | SALE: $2,393.10



      Downpipe Exhaust System - Replaces the factory downpipe, factory mid cats and includes a splitter to connect to the factory catback exhaust system.

      PART: CD100028 | MSRP: $824.00 | SALE: 741.60



      Catback Exhaust System - Replaces the factory catback exhaust system leaving all of the factory catalytic converters. Emissions testing friendly. Includes a splitter for connecting to the factory downpipe. Retains the factory bumper integrated exhaust tips.

      PART: CB100057 | MSRP: $1,849.00 | SALE: $1,664.10

      Application Guide:

      Turboback, Downpipe and Catback system are compatible with Audi TT RS 2.5 TFSI Quattro vehicles with 6MT and S-Tronic Transmissions. The Downpipe is also compatible with the Audi RS3 2.5 TFSI Quattro with 6MT and S-Tronic Transmissions.

      Availability:

      The exhaust system pre-buy launches today (July 26th) with anticipated shipments during the week of August 20th.

      Software:

      The Stage II ECU Upgrade is available now with or without Testpipes for 91, 93, and 100 octane. *The software requires a high flow downpipe at a minimum. *Stage II is a free update for all existing APR Stage I customers regardless of what exhaust system is selected however labor fees may apply if we are not installing your exhaust system. *ECU's with Stage I already installed can be flashed through the OBDII Port. (no installation fee)
      Last edited by Dion@ACHTUN!NG; 07-26-2012 at 12:29 PM.
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    6. 07-26-2012 04:43 PM #3406
      Here's a friendly reminder if you're thinking about a StopTech big brake kit... Perhaps this is just the incentive you need to take the plunge!



      Purchase a StopTech BBK and we'll throw in StopTech's SportStop (OE-sized rotors/Street Performance brake pads) rear parts for FREE!! (shipping is free in the lower 48 States, too!) Place an online order by clicking the image above and simply request "free rear SportStop" in the notes section during check-out or give us a ring - 425.895.0000
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    7. 08-02-2012 02:33 PM #3407
      This Friday is the last day to take advantage of APR sale pricing. Order from Achtuning with the assurance your APR order will ship immediately from the largest APR stocking distributor in the US!!

      Quote Originally Posted by Dion@ACHTUN!NG View Post


      Achtuning is happy to announce APR's Summer Into Power Sale is in effect from now through August 3rd! Simply click the image above to begin shopping online and take advantage of sale pricing on APR products IN STOCK. In addition, we offer FREE SHIPPING on many of these sale items within the Continental US.
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    8. 08-02-2012 02:46 PM #3408
      Jacob is taking advantage of APR's "Power Into Summer" sale pricing and having us install their K04 turbo kit and RSC quad-tipped exhaust!



      We stock the OEM S4 valence, trim, and heat shield needed to make the quad-tipped exhaust conversion happen along with the APR K04 kit and RSC exhaust... Who's next?
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    9. 08-09-2012 04:54 PM #3409


      So far we've had several successful APR ECU upgrades on 2.0 TDI (140hp) Audis and VWs and we want to give everyone some detailed information with regard to availability of an ECU upgrade for your TDI. When you come to see us, we will plug into your OBD-II port and load APR's Direct Port Programming online flashing suite. The computer will scan your car to see if software is available. If it is, you can flash and go on your way. If it isn't, we'll do what's called a "Code Extract" to send your ECU information to APR for software creation.

      Currently we are extracting and flashing ECU's with the 1796 processor. However, vehicles with the 1797 ECU found in select new vehicles are still in development. We can take a good guess which processor revision is which based on your ECU Box code, however, the only way to be sure is to open the ECU and check.

      Audi/VW/Seat/Skoda have MANY ECU part numbers and revisions for each vehicle in their fleet, so typically during the launch of a new software code, there's some lag time before all of the codes are available. Codes will not become available unless APR actually sees them, which means taking a trip to come see us to do that scan/code extraction will speed up the process.

      If you have a Ross Tech VCDS cable, you can do some homework to find what you have. Just follow this guide: http://www.goapr.com/support/boxcode.php

      At this point, the following ECU box codes & revisions are available to flash right now:

      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019CL S7966
      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019CM S7967
      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019DA S9144
      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019DA S8217
      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019DB S9047
      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019DB S7970
      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906022PB S8216
      2.0TDI CBEA 03L906022SQ S7968

      If you're not on that list, you may need to be code extracted. However, we will not need to extract your ECU if you're on the lists below.

      Here are the other ECU codes we currently have and are waiting for APR Engineering to release:

      2.0TDI CBEA 03L906022SQ S7276
      2.0TDI CBEA 03L997016N S8680
      2.0TDI CBEA 03L997016P S8681

      Lastly, here are other codes we are waiting for APR's Engineering team to test before they can be bumped up to the next level for a release:

      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019EE S1181
      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019EE S3521
      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019EF S1182
      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019EH S3523
      2.0TDI CBEA 03L906019EJ S1466
      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019HG S2261
      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019HH S2260
      2.0TDI CJAA 03L906019HH S3524

      Hope this clears up any questions or confusion out there with regard to "select" TDI software availability from APR. If you have additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us!
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      08-09-2012 07:09 PM #3410
      Question to Achtuning :

      When we hit 100 page on the "Shop Life" thread, how are we going to celebrate?

    11. 08-10-2012 02:52 PM #3411
      However you feel like.
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    12. 08-10-2012 02:53 PM #3412


      We've got a LOT of work ahead of us! We just took delivery of the APR "Stage 4" engine that was once intended for our A3 but will now end up in the ACHTUNING Golf R! Then we'll be resurrecting the ACHTUNING A3 project shortly after... STAY TUNED!!
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      08-10-2012 04:01 PM #3413
      Damn! That's gonna be a sick build!

    14. 08-13-2012 02:24 PM #3414




      A couple of hours in and we've already got the stock engine out of the Achtuning Golf R this morning!
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      08-14-2012 03:44 PM #3415
      I like this! I need to come down for a real life look

      Sent from the bottomless pits of HELL!
      god i love my car. it may not be fast, but it's crazy fun!



      C2 stage 2 TURBO!!! ACHTUNG!!! 2.5liter 5cylinder contents under pressure!!!

    16. 08-14-2012 03:57 PM #3416


      The turbo for the APR "Stage 4" build on the Achtuning Golf R has just arrived. *drool
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    17. 08-14-2012 07:38 PM #3417


      In-house tuning for your Audi TT RS and Audi R8 V10 is COMING SOON to ACHTUNING! Starting today, APR began shipping the highly anticipated APR 2.5 TFSI & 5.2L FSI V10 ECU Flashing Interface to APR Dealers around the globe. This will allow us to flash stock or upgraded ECUs, in house, without ever sending the ECU to APR. The APR CCD makes the upgrade process as simple as plug and play. The ECU is plugged into the device, connected to the APR Direct Port Programming servers and APR software is downloaded.

      Select ECUs from the following vehicles require the APR CCD for in house flashing:

      - Audi TT RS 2.5 TFSI
      - Audi R8 5.2L FSI V10

      Contact us to make arrangements for your APR ECU upgrade today!!
      Last edited by Dion@ACHTUN!NG; 08-14-2012 at 07:41 PM.
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    18. 08-15-2012 03:36 PM #3418
      We're making good progress with the "Stage 4" build on the Golf R...

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      08-15-2012 06:24 PM #3419
      Jeezus Bill! That mofo is going to scream!

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      08-15-2012 06:44 PM #3420
      Are there specs on the Stage 4 motor, or is it super secret squirrel?

    21. 08-16-2012 02:09 PM #3421
      Definitely not a secret, it's just we haven't received the details ourselves.

      We know this is a similar set-up to what was thrown into the APR/BFGoodrich MaxR project. We hear we are also working with some new and improved parts which could potentially put us slightly beyond the MaxR project's figures, a claimed 500hp. We know we have APR's "latest and greatest" 2.0T head machined straight off their Centroid 5-axis machine. (check out the vid below) And of course the bottom-end has been strengthened and balanced as well.

      http://youtu.be/YpmaCZMRNzQ

      We know we have a Garret Honeywell GTX2867R turbo-charger. This is what APR had to say about it: "The GTX2867R is a new turbocharger unit from Garrett that offers a lightweight billet compressor wheel with next generation geometry for extremely fast turbocharger spool and high-end airflow numbers. It’s able to spool very quickly while still offering the headroom necessary for top end power as we cross 7000 RPM.

      Another key feature to the new turbocharger unit is the use of an anti-surge compressor housing. The anti-surge housing allows us to spool the turbocharger very quickly, running high boost levels at low airflow levels, such as in the lower RPM range, to produce tons of power off the line without worry of running into dangerous levels of compressor surge.

      We are using a T25 turbine to manifold connection with a smaller AR to help aid in turbocharger spool. After testing the differences between the larger and smaller AR, we chose to go with the smaller AR as the larger AR seemingly only added turbocharger lag with no measurable top end gains.

      We have also opted to use an internally gated wastegate setup. This allows us to use the factory N75 to control boost with the ECU just as if this turbo was intended to be on the engine from the factory. It adds a high level of precision and all the protection necessary to protect the engine should something go wrong."

      We'll have a comprehensive spec sheet made up once we confirm all the goodies. Meanwhile, the engine is just about ready to be thrown in:

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    22. 08-16-2012 05:38 PM #3422
      Getting closer...!!

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    23. 08-16-2012 10:55 PM #3423
      Got the stage 1 apr tune for the tdi today. What a difference! Thanks you guys

    24. 08-17-2012 02:15 PM #3424
      Thank you for the feedback and opportunity!
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    25. 08-17-2012 04:57 PM #3425
      A few goodies arrived from BFI today for the Achtuning Golf R "Stage 4" project!



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