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Audi S4 / S5 3.0T supercharged tuning

The 3.0T found in the B8 & B8.5 Audi S4 and S5 range of cars is a fantastic engine with huge tuning potential and 328BHP as standard.

The 3.0T uses a Eaton TVS Roots-type positive displacement supercharger which features twin four-lobe rotors that are twisted 160 degrees.

At MDM Technik we offer a number of stages depending on your budget and desired power output.

Revo / United Motorsport stage 1. 395BHP – 409BHP. No hardware required. £838.80

 

Revo / United Motorsport stage 1+. 409BHP – 442BHP includes MDM Technik intake & supercharger pulley kit £1699.00
Add £200.00 for the Revo intake kit.
Highly recommend – charge cooler kit £1379.00 with stage 1+.

 

 

 

United Motorsport stage 2. Approx 475+BHP includes MDM Technik intake, supercharger pulley kit, Fluidampr 179mm bottom pulley and chargecooler £4199.00

 

 

 

 

 

United Motorsport stage 2+. Approx 520BHP includes MDM Technik intake, supercharger pulley kit, Fluidampr 179mm bottom pulley, chargecooler and 82mm throttle body £5999.00

 

 

This was a S4 3.0T running United Motorsport stage 2+. This car produced 486.3BHP on the rolling road but intake temperatures where extremely high at 68 degrees. During back to back testing on the road including full rpm run through 3rd, 4th and then 5th gear to 7000rpm, intake temperatures peaked at 44 deg even though the car was driven a lot harder. If we copied the run from the dyno (4th gear pull), the intake temperature was 38 deg (22 above ambient).
This is one reason why dyno readings can be misleading as they do not simulate real road driving conditions even though the fan at this rolling road was one of the biggest I have seen at a dyno.
When intake temperatures get too high, ignition timing is pulled and this has a huge negative effect of the BHP reading. With a intake temperature of 38 deg we would expect to a 40BHP gain which it bring it right in line with the Racelogic performance box result.

 

Revo stage package available for the Ford Mustang 2.3 Ecoboost

REVO STAGE 2 PERFORMANCE PACK AVAILABLE AT MDM TECHNIK FOR THE MUSTANG 2.3 ECOBOOST

The Revo Performance Pack for the Ford Mustang 2.3 EcoBoost unlocks your cars true potential and offers an exhilarating experience you won’t forget. With proven performance benefits, this pack gives the Mustang the gutsy mid-range it should have had from the factory and uses the entire rev range with much more urgency. With over 400 PS and 420 LBFT torque, the heavy Mustang feels lighter, more responsive and bridges the power gap between its V8 big brother.

STOCK TO STAGE 2 PERFORMANCE PACK £2110.20 INC VAT

STAGE 1 TO STAGE 2 PERFORMANCE PACK £1511.40 INC VAT

PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE DOWNPIPE OR FITTING. PLEASE CALL 01491 412416 OR EMAIL ENQUIRIES@MDMTECHNIK.CO.UK 

PERFORMANCE DATA

Stock: 314PS / 434NM
Stage 2 Software only: 380PS / 550 NM
Stage 2 Performance Pack: 400PS / 570NM 420lbft

4.7secs 30 – 70 mph

SOFTWARE FEATURES

Speed Limit Unlock
RPM Limit Increase
Temperature Protection

PRODUCTS

Revo Stage 2 ECU Software
Revo Intercooler
Revo Intercooler Pipe Upgrade
Revo Intake
Downpipe Required

VEHICLE DETAILS

Ford Mustang
2.3 EcoBoost 310PS – RWD
2015 onwards

TECHNICAL NOTES

Designed to work with the full Revo Hardware package
Rev Limit increased from 6500rpm to 7000rpm

REVO STAGE 2 SOFTWARE
The key to unlocking the full potential of your Mustang, Revo Software utilises the efficiency of each Revo Hardware upgrade to increase power and torque, as well as overall drivability.

ENHANCED POWER DELIVERY
Packed full of features such as Temperature Protection and Increased Rev Limiter, Revo Stage 2 Software knocks a whole second of the 0-60mph but that’s not all. The increased midrange and top end is phenomenal, and makes it a much more rewarding car to drive; and It’s quick too, more responsive and has a much broader power band. With the Stage 2 Performance Pack it’s now a fun, quick and very capable car, with more torque than the stock 5.0 V8.

INTERCOOLER
The Revo Intercooler upgrade for the Mustang lowers intake air temperatures, minimises pressure drop and allows the engine to produce impressive power and torque increases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Increasing core volume is one of the most effective ways of maximising cooling capability, heat transfer surface area and time-of-exposure for both the ambient and charge air. In this case, the engine bay footprint is the limiting factor in enlarging core volume. By utilising unique core geometry, the core volume was expanded by 184%, helping significantly reduce IAT (Intake Air Temperatures) whilst maintaining a pressure drop almost equal to the stock cooler.

INTERCOOLER PIPE UPGRADE
Designed to increase power and reduce lag by replacing the restrictive stock pipework. This upgrade reduces restriction, allowing the turbo to perform more effectively at any level of tuning.

 

 

 

 

A 47% larger inner diameter throughout the single piece mandrel bent aluminium pipe reduces flow resistance. This puts more energy into the compression cycle of the turbo, allowing more boost to be made faster and improving low RPM power. The Helmholtz resonator has been removed, eliminating a major source of air turbulence while also enhancing turbo acoustics.

AIR INTAKE SYSTEM
The Revo air intake system for the Mustang offers impressive power and torque increases by replacing the restrictive standard system.

 

 

 

 

This kit features flush fit internals to promote smooth transition of air between the silicone and aluminium pipe, reducing turbulence. It also features CNC machined couplers, built in to the pipe to take the OE DV pipe and vacuum pipe, precision machined for accurate and secure fitting and anodised black.

 

 

 

Carbon cleaning – Lamborghini Gallardo, Audi R8, S5, RS5, RS4, RS6, 2.0T – anything with direct injection (TFSI / TSI / FSI)

Carbon build up, carbon cleaning, carbon coke….some words you may of heard if you own a direct injection car.

How do you know if your car is direct injection…. Most petrol Audi, VW, Seat & Skoda’s from 2006 have direct injection and also the Lamborghini 5.2 V10’s . The engine will either be a FSI (normally aspirated, no turbo or supercharger), TFSI or TSI. Here is a little list of common engines which we have carried out carbon cleans.

1.8TFSI, 1.8TSI, 2.0 TFSI, 2.0 TSI, 3.0 TFSI, 4.2 V8 (R8, S5, RS5, RS4), 5.0 V10 (RS6), 5.2 V10 (R8, S8, Lambourghini Gallardo, Lambourghini Huracan)

 

 

Audi B8 RS4 4.2 V8

 

 

 

 

Audi S5 4.2 V8

 

 

 

 

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Audi R8 5.2 V10

 

 

 

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Carbon build up removed from a S5 4.2 V8

 

 

 

 

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Before and after Airmass logs from a S5 V8 which we used to calculate BHP before and after carbon clean.

 

 

What causes carbon build up….. Since fuel is not sprayed down the inlet manifold and over the intake valves, carbon deposits from the crankcase breather system, which is plumbed into the inlet, get baked onto inlet valves under normal driving conditions. After approx 40,000 miles you’re intake valves will look like this.

There is no easy solution to clean the intake valves but to remove the inlet manifold and put in some hard labour to clean them. We have tried all types of chemicals and cleans from very well known companies who come and carry out carbon cleans, nothing removes the carbon build half as well as physically removing it. There are also other things to consider.

  • It may cost more remove the inlet and remove the carbon build up by hand but you can see with your eyes what has been done and how much has been removed.
  • We don’t use any chemicals so no need to worry about your engine oil being contaminated.
  • We remove the carbon and do not flush it through your engine and down your exhaust. I don’t think blocking your cat with carbon is a good sacrifice for removing it from your inlet valves.
  • We carry out airmass logs and time 30-70mph runs before and after to demonstrate the performance gains.

 

Another big issue we are also seeing which is a direct relation to the carbon build up is leaking injectors or blocked injectors. Cars which are not cleaned at around 40,000 miles, generally have slight misfires or ‘running too lean’ faults. This will require the injectors to either be replaced or refurbished.

What will this do to performance?

This B7 RS4 was timed using Racelogic performance meter and timed from 30 – 50 and 50 – 70 mph. The results are clear to see.

Before carbon clean

30 – 50 mph 3.0 secs

50 – 70 mph 3.2 secs

After carbon clean

30 – 50 mph 2.8 secs

50 – 70 mph 2.8 secs

 

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Audi RS6 C6 5.0 V10 – engine oil leak

The Audi C6 RS6 5.0 V10 is a great car, huge tuning potential and they look damn cool but they have their problems. One of the main ones being the dreaded oil leak. Now many cars can have oil leaks but when you have a huge 5.0 V10 twin turbo shoehorned under your bonnet, an oil leak can be a pain to rectify. I am not just talking about a weeping cam cover gasket or leaking oil cooler, I am talking about the dreaded auxiliary drive seal. Its a round seal which costs about £1 but the engine needs to be removed to get to it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So why does the engine need to be removed???? Well you need to remove bank 2 turbo, alternator, engine mount, oil pump and a few other bits to be able to reach the auxiliary drive seal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So a leaking oil seal which costs £1 will actually cost you over £3K. This is not just labour but also all the other seals, gaskets, oil, anti freeze, AC gas, power steering fluid etc etc.

Please give us a call to discuss all your RS6 needs, we cover every aspect including servicing, maintenance, tuning, performance exhausts, remaps & oil leaks.

MDM Technik are based in Marlow, Bucks, SL7 2TA.

RS6 SPECIALIST, RS6 SERVICING, RS6 REMAP, RS6 TUNING, RS6 MILLTEK EXHAUST

 

MK7 VW Golf R Revo Stage 2 – 400BHP

The MK7 Golf R has been part of our fleet for nearly 2 years now, so I thought I might as well do a post about it.

We ran the R stock for nearly a year before deciding to add more power, mainly because of the stories about the weak turbos on these cars. There a numerous stories of turbos failing, some saying it was the early 2014 cars only, people blaming remaps etc etc. So far we have never seen or heard of one of our customers cars turbos dying. Pure coincidence…..more than likely as a number have failed on completely stock cars. All I know is that our car is never driven hard from cold, its always been fully warmed up before any hard driving.  Now I don’t think this is the route cause of them failing, but it can only help. From what I have read, the turbos suffer with poor balancing from the factory. VW have released many updates / revisions on these turbos with the letter at the end of the parts number changing. As of today, the latest part number is 06K 145 722 H.

Our R had covered 8K miles and since there is no rhyme or reason to the turbos failing, weather the car is completely standard or pushing 400+BHP, we thought it was best to get our one in the workshop but first we carried out some timing runs using Racelogic timing equipment.  I don’t know if VW are very concervative with their timings but I managed         0 – 60 in 4.2 seconds when VW claim 4.9 seconds!

Instead of just doing stage 1 we decided to go straight to stage 2 which included Revo stage 2 software, Revo front mounted intercooler, Revo carbon air intake, Revo muffler delete and Scorpion decat downpipe.

MK7 Golf R Stock times

MK7 Golf R 0 – 100 interval times

Stock R

Stock engine bay

Revo intercooler, intake and muffler delete

Carbon box is lovely!

Scorpion decat downpipe is a work of art

Scorpions welds are fantastic

Muffler delete

These times were logged when using normal unleaded, I will add another picture of the timings when Shell V power is in the car and map switched for higher RON fuel.

Audi R8 V10 Plus Larini performance exhaust & BMC Filters at MDM Technik Ltd, Marlow.

This stunning 2015 Audi R8 V10 Plus came into us for a Larini ‘sports’ exhaust system and BMC performance air filters.

Click to listen to the R8 with the standard exhaust. https://youtu.be/SIuJmeRjjkI

The noise from a standard Gen2 R8 V10 is stunning but with the Larini system it becomes ferocious. The car now barks into life with pops and crackles on overrun and when the accelerator pedal is flat to the floor, the increased induction noise sucking in harmony with the Larini system and the normally aspirated V10 screaming at 8,000 rpm, this R8 makes noises which gives you goose bumps and makes every hair stand up on end….Just listen to it https://youtu.be/L8HtXhY-67Q

Audi R8 V10 Plus

Audi R8 V10 Plus with rear bumper removed ready for the Larini exhaust

Audi R8 V10 Plus with rear bumper and exhaust removed ready for the Larini exhaust

 

 

RS4 4.2 V8 FSI AND 2.0 TFSI intake port and valve carbon cleaning available at MDM Technik Ltd MARLOW

Most new Audi, VW, Seat and Skoda cars now use FSI Technology (Fuel stratified injection) for emissions and fuel economy but this system also has a down side. Since fuel is not sprayed down the inlet manifold and over the intake valves, carbon deposits from the crankcase breather system, which is plumbed into the inlet, get baked onto inlet valves under normal driving conditions. After approx 40,000 miles you’re intake valves will look like this.

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There is no easy solution to clean the intake valves but to remove the inlet manifold and put in some hard labour to clean them.

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This is what the valves should like like. This is after a full carbon clean on a 2008 RS4 with 60,000 miles on the clock.

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This is the amount of carbon which was removed from one Audi RS4.

Another big issue we are also seeing which is a direct relation to the carbon build up is leaking injectors or blocked injectors. Cars which are not cleaned at around 40,000 miles, generally have slight misfires or ‘running too lean’ faults. This will require the injectors to either be replaced or refurbished.

What will this do to performance?

This RS4 was timed using Racelogic performance meter and timed from 30 – 50 and  50 – 70 mph. The results are clear to see.

Before carbon clean

30 – 50 mph 3.0 secs

50 – 70 mph 3.2 secs

RS4

 

 

 

 

 

 

After carbon clean

30 – 50 mph 2.8 secs

50 – 70 mph 2.8 secs

RS4 after CC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REVO 2.0TSI GENERATION 3 ECU UPGRADE FOR THE MQB PLATFORM

REVO 2.0TSI GENERATION 3 ECU UPGRADE FOR THE MQB PLATFORM

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Since the release of the 7th generation of the most iconic hot hatch, we at Revo have been pulling out all the stops to develop the perfect software upgrade for the latest 2.0TSI engine found in not only the MK7 Golf Gti but also the latest MK3 Skoda Octavia VRS. VW remapping

With an impressive 217bhp as standard (or 227bhp with optional extra performance package), the bar was set high. Our R&D involved months of extensive beta testing on cars all over the globe; in Russia, South Africa, Germany, Asia and the UK ensuring our testing covered an array of atmospheric variations.

We are now pleased to present the Revo Stage 1 software upgrade for the 2.0TSI generation 3 MQB platform. Flashable through the ODB-II port, the factory ECU will remain intact whilst providing peak gains in excess of 300BHP. Whilst the peak gains are impressive, this doesn’t tell the full story. Revo Stage 1 software has been refined to give you increased torque and power throughout the rev range without compromising on driveability, smoothness or power delivery. What does this mean? Your hot hatch has just become a supercar slayer with factory like smoothness and driveability.

Golf GTI dyno graph

Fast Facts:

  • Stage 1 has 3 performance modes allowing each vehicle to be set up to suit different levels of fuel quality as well as varying climatic conditions
  • 310-320bhp with 320-340lbft peaks
  • Enhanced driveability, smoothness, responsiveness, power delivery and of course performance
  • OBD-II Flashing, No ECU removal required

MK7 GOLF R 2.0TSI STAGE 1 SOFTWARE OUT NOW!!

MK7 GOLF R 2.0TSI STAGE 1 SOFTWARE OUT NOW!!

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The MK7 VW Golf R is the latest in the line of VW hot hatches and the fastest Golf to date. With a fantastic mix of an all new 296bhp engine and the latest generation Haldex 4-wheel drive system, even in standard trim it’s a force to be reckoned with. But what happens when you combine Revo Stage1 Performance software with an E888 Gen 3 2.0TSI motor? 0-60 in just 3.7 seconds is what!

Our widely anticipated Stage 1 software comes as a result of months of development, rigorous testing plus real world performance evaluation on our own development vehicles. A Stage 2 program is in development and due for release alongside supporting hardware. Revo performance software can be flashed directly to the MK7 Golf R through the OBD2 socket with no need for ECU removal.

Stage 1 is designed to work in harmony with an otherwise totally standard car to give gains to 365BHP and 354FT/LB of torque, up from the standard 296BHP and 280FT/LB.

Our test vehicles have clocked repeatable 0-60 MPH times of  3.7 seconds along with a 0-100MPH times of just 9.2 seconds using Racelogic GPS performance equipment. Car tested on private test track, on road legal tyres on Shell vPower.

An impressive improvement over the manufacturer quoted times of 4.9 seconds to 60MPH and 12.3 to 100MPH for the DSG equipped test mule.

Golf R Dyno graph

Revo Performance Software puts the Golf MK7 R into supercar rival territory – outpacing cars including the Audi R8 V10 (3.9-seconds 0-60mph) and the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 (3.7-seconds 0-60mph). 

Fast Facts

+69BHP and +74FT/LB from Stage 1

• Better drivability and increased performance

• Flashed via the OBD socket, no need for ECU removal

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REVO STAGE 1 & STAGE 2 SOFTWARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR FIESTA ST MODELS

REVO STAGE 1 & STAGE 2 SOFTWARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR FIESTA ST MODELS

Love driving? The latest Ford Fiesta ST is the ultimate definition of fun. It boasts a lightweight chassis, 1.6-litre turbocharged engine, front-wheel-drive configuration and a proper manual gearbox – driving nirvana! But just like its bigger brother – the Focus ST – this hot hatch can be transformed into a proper pocket rocket with the addition of our performance software…

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Stage 1 – Jumping power up to 217bhp and 273lb-ft (depending on fuel and setup) our Stage 1 software is the fastest, easiest way to get big gains from your Fiesta ST. Over a second is shaved from the 0-60mph with Stage 1 taking just 6.1-seconds. In addition to this, we’ve put over 12,000-miles on the Stage 1 Fiesta ST (including 1000-miles on track) for maximum reliability in all driving conditions. This car eats the road up in a way you wouldn’t expect! Yet remains totally comfortable to use on a daily basis, truly the best of both worlds.

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Stage 2 – This software has been specifically designed to attain the best possible performance from the Fiesta ST using a bolt-on performance exhaust, engine intake and intercooler upgrade. Stage 2 ties these upgraded components together to really turn the Fiesta into something special! Power is now boosted up to 229bhp and torque 293lb-ft (depending on fuel and setup) as well as giving gains all the way up to the 6800rpm rev limit. In addition to this, Stage 2 software features a ‘stock’ mode and can be setup to suit 95ron, 97ron and 98ron fuels if necessary. A Stage 2 Fiesta ST is in a different league and is more than capable of showing up a lot of bigger machinery!

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Stage2 software is setup so you can run a sports or de-cat without getting a CEL (Check Engine Light) note: lambda’s need to be plugged in