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Old 01-01-2013, 07:51 PM   #1
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which company offer best stage 2+

Hello guys

Recently I got intake and catless downpipe installed. Going to get hpfp, in the coming week. I was wondering is there a company that is better for catless. I originally wanted Apr since I had Apr on my mk5, but the dealer isn't a Apr dealer no more. There is a shop I go to now that I like. But they are far and only carry unitronic. According to unitronic's website. They are optimised for downpipe with cat.
Any personal experience or simular setup please let me know.


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Old 01-01-2013, 08:09 PM   #2
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I'm 1+, but on Vortex the 2+ guys love APR, GIAC, & UM.
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:09 PM   #3
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I am an APR guy, always will be.

I'd pick the company that has the best local shop, customer service is how I'd shop these. Luckily I have 2 good APR dealers within 20 minutes.

PS, make sure you factor in the price of a clutch with your 2+, its pretty much a guarantee.
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:20 PM   #4
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I am an APR guy, always will be.

I'd pick the company that has the best local shop, customer service is how I'd shop these. Luckily I have 2 good APR dealers within 20 minutes.

PS, make sure you factor in the price of a clutch with your 2+, its pretty much a guarantee.
Totally forgot about the clutch. Well there was an Apr dealer within 10 min of me. But on the apr website, they didn't list them as authorized dealer anymore. The only apr dealer are far and I heard some bad reviews.
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:23 PM   #5
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Hello guys

Recently I got intake and catless downpipe installed. Going to get hpfp, in the coming week. I was wondering is there a company that is better for catless. I originally wanted Apr since I had Apr on my mk5, but the dealer isn't a Apr dealer no more. There is a shop I go to now that I like. But they are far and only carry unitronic. According to unitronic's website. They are optimised for downpipe with cat.
Any personal experience or simular setup please let me know.


Thanks

If you want to stay with APR, check out Warren and the guys at RPI in Richmond. They are "THE APR" retailer in BC.


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Old 01-06-2013, 12:14 AM   #6
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Hello guys

Recently I got intake and catless downpipe installed. Going to get hpfp, in the coming week. I was wondering is there a company that is better for catless. I originally wanted Apr since I had Apr on my mk5, but the dealer isn't a Apr dealer no more. There is a shop I go to now that I like. But they are far and only carry unitronic. According to unitronic's website. They are optimised for downpipe with cat.
Any personal experience or simular setup please let me know.


Thanks

If you want to go with Unitronic, CTS Turbo is in BC
http://www.unitronic-chipped.com/dealer/156
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Old 01-06-2013, 02:01 AM   #7
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Oh I know where the tuners are. I was just wondering which company is good for catless.
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Old 01-06-2013, 12:17 PM   #8
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I have been very pleased with the apr 2+ tune. I know that they may not make the most in raw numbers but the curves are really nice and I know they work hard to make sure that it is reliable power. and that is a key thing for me.
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Old 01-06-2013, 03:58 PM   #9
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I've had Revo and GIAC stage 2+ maps and the GIAC map gets my vote.
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Old 01-06-2013, 05:30 PM   #10
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go with a tuner that is close by incase you need help with something.
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Old 01-08-2013, 07:27 PM   #11
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So I got quoted 700 dollar for unitronic stage2+ software today. I don't get why people say apr cost more. Also for 700 I don't get switch or any setting. Anyone with unitronic can tell me why its worth it?
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Old 01-08-2013, 08:49 PM   #12
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Goapr!! Ftw. Program switching, great customer service, and the fact that there are so many apr friendly authorized Vw dealerships. Not to mention great numbers and smooth powerband. Heard good things about giac as well though
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Old 01-08-2013, 08:50 PM   #13
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I do love the unitronic females they have at their booth at shows though!
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