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remapping 3.2 JTS

hi there. In 2 days getting my 2010 3.2 JTS remapped to 280hp, and more responsive throttle (according to the remapper). For those that have done this (this is the only mod I'm doing - so far.....) what are your experiences? I know its probably not going to be mind blowing performance (its not turbo, I understand these gain the most from remapping), but it would to good to get a slightly better "responsiveness" from the engine. Currently its good, but "gentle".

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car collected by Tuning guy. He is South Islands best Euro tuner. Getting it back in around 4 hours, so will be interesting to see the difference. My previous car was a tuned ClioSport RS, so still getting used to the "big-ness" of the Alfa.
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picked it up and had a quick drive (still in working hours). First impressions - better pickup, and smoother response and pull, particularly above legal speed. Not mind blowing as expected, but then I'm not doing the cam. More testing over the weekend. Value for money? cost me $845, and along with the tuning for power and torque, it was tuned for the rubbish petrol we have here in NZ. So yeah I think it was worth it. Attached is the comparison plot for those that are interested.
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Interesting, cheers swenz.
Been thinking of getting a tune too, but was really hoping for a little more difference down the bottom of the rev range where it's sorely lacking.
Did they only offer 1 map?
Don't you guys get 98RON over there?
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Pretty good result. Looks close to 18kW increase, or near-enough 10%.

However, how have they calculated those outputs? They have presumably extrapolate to 'flywheel kW' (190+), rather than 'at the wheels'. Regardless, a 10% increase is a 10% increase.

Is yours QTronic or manual?

An Oz Alfista over hear told me he had significant 'by the pants' improvement with highflow (main) cats + Supersprint cat-back exhaust. That's probably in the vicinity of A$3K, so a fair amount of money. Just depends how much you love the car.

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Tuner knows his stuff, and he said that he tunes mostly for the 4k rpm range. Happy with that. Had the biggest smile on my dial on the way home tonight. But then I am driving an Alfa....... Yeah we get 98, but where I live, its not easy to find. Tuner said 98 would smooth out the powerband. Might try it sometime. Its definitely better than pretune. Just dont have big expectations if you get it done.
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Yep, I keep reading that the best way to free up these things is to de-cat. Actually think I'll go down this route before a remap I reckon. Powerflex and Eibach come first though
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This thread is exactly what I want to read before I go to Autopassion myself.
Supersprint do headers so I when I install mine I will give them a review. I opted for the whole system and got a 20% discount on the price but it is still going to cost me a fare bit.
So far Supersprint in Italy have been great to deal with directly.
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Oh and here's the link the kiwi Alfa Owners Group: https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/group...%29+group.html
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