The Engine in a modern car is controlled by a complex computer called the ECU. Engine tuning is a process where the computer is reporgrammed to make the engine behave the way you want.
With engine tuning, you can have your engine produce more power, more torque, increase driveability or even improve fuel economy!
Basically when the manufacturer develops the car, they tune the engine to maintain constant performance for various external condtions, such as cold climate and high altitudes. Addionally, to maintain fuel economy and adhere to governmental regulations, the true potential is locked. But with a custom tune, you can have your engine perform at your maximum potential
The basic tuning process is as follows:
- A custom ECU is installed on the engine
- Stock engine parameters are measured on our state-of-the-art dyno
- Engine is tuned to perform as required
Engine retunes are done in three stages: