Software Tuning

AutoPlus Racing are Sydney’s leaders in European and All sports software tuning and upgrade experts.
ECU UPGRADE

An Engine Control Unit (ECU) upgrade is a process of modifying the electronic control unit of a vehicle’s engine to improve its performance. The ECU is a computerised system that manages various engine functions, such as fuel injection, ignition timing, and boost pressure. By upgrading the ECU, you can modify these parameters to optimize the performance of the engine.

An ECU upgrade typically involves installing new software on the engine control module or replacing the entire module with an upgraded version. The new software can be customized to suit specific driving requirements, such as improved horsepower, torque, or fuel efficiency. This process can also enhance the vehicle’s overall drivability, responsiveness, and speed.

ECU upgrades are typically done by specialised mechanics or performance tuning companies. However, it’s important to note that ECU upgrades may void the vehicle’s warranty and can potentially cause damage to the engine if not done correctly. It’s essential to consult with an Autoplus Racing technician mechanic before proceeding with any ECU upgrades.

VEHICLE SOFTWARE TUNING

Vehicle software tuning, also known as ECU tuning or remapping, is a process of modifying the electronic control unit (ECU) software of a vehicle’s engine to enhance its performance. The ECU is a computerized system that manages various engine functions, such as fuel injection, ignition timing, and boost pressure. By tuning the ECU software, you can modify these parameters to optimize the engine’s performance.

The process of vehicle software tuning involves altering the ECU’s software to change the fuel and air ratio, ignition timing, and other engine parameters to improve power and torque output. This is done by connecting a specialized computer to the vehicle’s OBD-II port and using software to read and modify the ECU’s code. The tuning process is customized to suit specific driving requirements, such as improved horsepower, torque, or fuel efficiency.

Software tuning can also improve the vehicle’s drivability, responsiveness, and speed, making it a popular choice for car enthusiasts who want to enhance their vehicle’s performance. However, it’s important to note that tuning may void the vehicle’s warranty and can potentially cause damage to the engine if not done correctly. It’s essential to consult with a trusted and knowledgeable mechanic before proceeding with any software tuning. Autoplus Racing has been enhancing vehicle performance and modifications with a dedicated and experienced team of mechanics.

What is vehicle DME and TCU software?

DME and TCU software are two types of software used in modern vehicles to control and manage various engine functions.

DME stands for Digital Motor Electronics, which is the electronic control unit (ECU) responsible for managing the engine’s functions in BMW vehicles. DME software controls the fuel injection, ignition timing, and other engine parameters to optimise performance and efficiency. It also monitors and manages the emissions system to ensure compliance with environmental regulations.

TCU stands for Transmission Control Unit, which is responsible for managing the vehicle’s automatic transmission. TCU software controls the shifting points, torque converter lockup, and other transmission parameters to optimize the vehicle’s acceleration, fuel efficiency, and overall performance.

Both DME and TCU software can be customized through software tuning to optimize the vehicle’s performance. This can involve modifying the fuel and air ratio, ignition timing, shifting points, and other parameters to increase horsepower, torque, and fuel efficiency. It’s important to note that any software modifications to DME or TCU should be done by a trusted and knowledgeable mechanic or tuning company to avoid potential damage to the vehicle’s engine or transmission.

Performance Mods & Tuning for all Sports Cars

All our upgrade package prices are parts supplied, fitted and drive-away.
STAGE 1
POWER INCREASE TO
25KW+
CUSTOM FLASH TUNE ECU UPGRADE
STAGE 2
POWER INCREASE TO
40KW+
CUSTOM FLASH TUNE
ECU UPGRADE*
STAGE 3
TBA KW+ INCREASE
CONTACT AUTOPLUS
RACING FOR
YOUR VEHICLE SPECS
STAGE 4
TBA KW+ INCREASE
CONTACT AUTOPLUS
RACING FOR
YOUR VEHICLE SPECS

AUTOPLUS RACING Software, Upgrades, Performance Modifications Disclaimer
All vehicle enhancements are performed by trained and qualified mechanics. Vehicles are subject to different and varying power tuning, power increases, software upgrades and performance output. Contact Autoplus to attain specific output and performance recommendations for your vehicle.