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revo,jabba or apr??
« on: September 10, 2009, 02:20:10 PM »
im looking to remap my gti who is best as i heard bad press about some of the apr remaps. only mods i will have is a pipercross replacement filter.

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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2009, 02:25:22 PM »
Having seen your previous posts, suggest you first ring revo, apr etc with your car's details should in case it's already been mapped by one of them.
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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2009, 04:03:32 PM »
Having seen your previous posts, suggest you first ring revo, apr etc with your car's details should in case it's already been mapped by one of them.

thats just what i was going to say. as standard you wouldnt be pushing any of those cars you stated.

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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2009, 04:18:36 PM »
Superchips Bluefin!  :laugh:

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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2009, 05:57:56 PM »

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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2009, 06:27:20 PM »
but if my cars been remaped why would the vw dealership sell it with a remap and warrenty? unless it was a revo remap? is it best to get it tested on a rolling road first.

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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2009, 07:04:29 PM »

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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2009, 07:29:48 PM »
but if my cars been remaped why would the vw dealership sell it with a remap and warrenty? unless it was a revo remap? is it best to get it tested on a rolling road first.

If you think its already been mapped then yeah...with some of the companys they test it before and after if your remapping anyway.

Revo seem to be the company of choice for the GTI's.

I had the APR map on mine and thought it was great. Alternately try the trials previous to buying.
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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2009, 08:48:31 PM »
APR rocks matey....they make the kiddie fuel pump too :wink:.

Nothing wrong with Revo or APS by all account too. :happy2:


Where have you heard APR maps were at issue? It's normally a hardware issue to be fair.
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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2009, 04:20:05 AM »
APR rocks matey....they make the kiddie fuel pump too :wink:.

Nothing wrong with Revo or APS by all account too. :happy2:


Where have you heard APR maps were at issue? It's normally a hardware issue to be fair.

i googled remaps for the mk5 gti and there was a forum talking about apr remaps not being any good for the mk5 gti. they were basicly slagging off apr saying they tested a remap mk5 gti by apr and a remap mk5 gti by revo and there was a massive difference.  No one has mentioned jabba so i take it they aint that great??

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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2009, 08:23:16 AM »
Hi,

is this a std K03 GTI or a K04 Edition30 model ?

anyways , by all means post up the link , Id love to review the thread  :happy2:
APR or REVO both have good reputation with large customer bases.
On here REVO is more widely used (and also allows you to 'tune' some parameters)

do lots of research and make your own mind up.
I also have a  APR stg1 on ED30 review , plus there are other remap reviews in the  product section too   :happy2:

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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #11 on: September 11, 2009, 10:18:24 AM »
Has anyone used Evolve near Luton for remapping their GTi? They're big in the BMW world which is where I've come from, so just wondered if anyone on here has used them?

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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2009, 10:28:39 AM »
Personally I would always stick with the well known brands of APR, REVO, GIAC, Superchips and Custom Code. REVO, GIAC and APR are the big three in the USA along with Unitronic (to a lesser degree) and these put large amounts of money into research and development. I'm not saying that the smaller tuners aren't as good, but there is more support and back-up with the larger tuners and they are constantly evolving and developing maps on their cars.
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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #13 on: September 11, 2009, 01:31:25 PM »
Hi,

is this a std K03 GTI or a K04 Edition30 model ?

anyways , by all means post up the link , Id love to review the thread  :happy2:
APR or REVO both have good reputation with large customer bases.
On here REVO is more widely used (and also allows you to 'tune' some parameters)

do lots of research and make your own mind up.
I also have a  APR stg1 on ED30 review , plus there are other remap reviews in the  product section too   :happy2:

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i have a k03 as my model aint the ed30. i would have to try and find the link again if i can and post it. i think im going to go for revo

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Re: revo,jabba or apr??
« Reply #14 on: September 11, 2009, 02:22:02 PM »
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I wouldn't take too much notice of the APR bad publicity you report. If the issues were so, I think most of us here would know about it. Quite apart from that, a tuner such as APR, Revo, Superchips etc have the resources to solve unforeseen issues which may occur - They can't afford not to!

Also, you have to dial in the factor of bragging rights between shall we say the 'less mature minded' - It can get a bit like football team rivalry for some people. Yet another factor is that a problem on one car may not in fact be the remap but that the remap has brought it to light, but too many people feel they have to blame someone.

Just my two-penny-worth :smiley:


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