Do you want to improve the performance of your turbo engine but are undecided between chip tuning modules and remapping? Below we’ll give you ten good reasons to choose additional control unit and to trust CHIPBOX®. Reading this article, you'll learn the differences between the two solutions, to identify their advantages and disadvantages, and understand why it is essential that you always turn to professionals in both cases.
In the world of car tuning, there is a constant debate over whether performance tuning modules are better or if remapping is better, while in reality, the two systems are completely different. The remapping operates directly on the engine control unit, changing the original values. The CHIPBOX® performance tuning module, instead adds to the engine and modifies the parameters only externally and in real-time, working on the injectors and various engine sensors. In this way, it does not cause any permanent modification since the setup remains exactly the same as before
Remapping overwrites the parameters internal to the engine control unit, and so it must necessarily be carried out by an expert. It is, therefore, essential to carefully choose who will do the work. However, to install the additional control unit CHIPBOX®, it is not necessary to go to a technician. The kit has been designed and prepared to be installed independently, by following the practical instructions you can install it by yourself, in just a few minutes, and without special skills or tools.
Remapping allows you to make more changes to the engine than chip tuning modules, but precisely for this reason, it can cause a lot of damage if you do not go to an expert. The highly elevated power levels risk causing deterioration and breakage to the motor. Even when you choose a chip tuning module, you still need to be wary of who produced it, but it is much more difficult to cause damage. The CHIPBOX® control unit is delivered already specially mapped for your car's specific model, and installation is easy and safe.
Once the remapping is complete, the modification is permanent and traceable through the original diagnostics of the manufacturers. The CHIPBOX® performance tuning module, on the other hand, in addition to being easily deactivated in a few seconds via a switch or remote control or through the App on your phone, is completely removable. With the specific kit, just as you can install it in a few minutes, you can also uninstall it and remove it completely. Quickly, and without the need of a technician, you can return your car to the original standard configuration, which is also necessary in case of interventions under warranty.
Once performed, the remapping can no longer be adapted to individual needs. Conversely, the settings of the CHIPBOX® chip tuning module can be modified at any moment. To do so, it is not necessary to contact Seletron assistance service; you can do it by yourself. With CHIPBOX® Connect, you can even interact with the control unit directly from your mobile phone and create customized settings.
Are you trading in your car and worried about losing the work done? In that circumstance, you should opt for the additional control unit because, in case of a trade-in, a remapping would be completely lost. The CHIPBOX® additional control unit, even if it is a specific kit, can be moved and adapted to the new car by changing the programming and connection wiring. By contacting the SELETRON assistance service, you can verify that it is compatible with the new car.
Remapping can overwrite the manufacturer's engine protection systems, and this can cause too much pressure, or overheating, and cause significant stress. With a performance tuning module, however, all engine protection systems remain unchanged, and the manufacturer's hardware is not modified. CHIPBOX®, the result of SELETRON's deep experience in the sector, guarantees maximum safety and durability for the engine.
By installing the CHIPBOX® chip tuning module, you can feel comfortable because it is completely designed and manufactured in Italy and, before being sold, it is tested and inspected in the most extreme conditions. CHIPBOX® is also guaranteed for three years with a 30 DAYS MONEY BACK guarantee (if the return is made within thirty days of delivery, the full amount will be refunded).
All the information for correct engine management is saved inside the original control unit. Among these, some are limiters that serve to preserve its durability. Very often, with remapping, these are moved or removed; an extremely risky operation if the person who does it is not an expert, and does not check that the mechanical parts are not too stressed. Instead, with an CHIPBOX® chip tuning, you work within the parameters imposed by the manufacturer, and the limiters cannot be changed. This allows you to work safely!
Car manufacturers create increasingly sophisticated protection solutions, and many of the latest generations of ECU, engine control units, are completely inviolable. In these cases, remapping is impossible, and the only way to improve engine performance is to use the CHIPBOX® chip tuning. In a few minutes, a surprising increase in power can also be achieved on these cars.
In conclusion, if your question is, “Which is better, remapping or an additional chip tuning?”, the response is, “It depends what you are looking for!” If you want maximum performance without taking into account reliability, you can choose remapping; instead, if you desire an increase in performance that is compatible with safety, you should opt for the additional control unit.
One thing is certain, however: you have to pay attention to who does the work, be it the technician who completes the remapping, or the manufacturer of the performance tuning module. There are those who can perform a remapping, and instead, those who improvise, risking causing a lot of harm and damaging the engine. Also, concerning the performance tuning modules, there are those that produce them seriously and those that don’t. Some producers promise heaven and earth for a few euros, but then they do not deliver the promised results or provide control units that create problems. While others, such as the members of the SELETRON team, are professionals who offer quality control units that do not just "stagger the signals", but interact with the different parts of the engine to ensure safer management of the increased power. That's why choosing the CHIPBOX® additional control unit is always a surety.
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