The Q-Chip for the 2.0L ABA engined cars provides substantial gains in torque
and horsepower at all rpm. The Q-Chip totally changes your once docile (some say
anemic) Mk3 into a spirited runner. Zero to sixty times (Vericom tested) improve
by a full second! The car's ability to run to the new, higher 6900 rpm redline
is quickened, and the motor becomes much more responsive, which is a nice change
on this large-stroke motor. This is the perfect addition to any new Golf or
Jetta (or Passat).
Have the VW part number from your car's ECU ready when you
order and be sure to enter it in the order notes section. The ECU part number is located on the physical ECU. For Mk3 2.0L it will begin with 037-906-XXXX
The "Q-Chip" name is a play on words: A Q-ship is a car with bone-stock
appearance that performs at a much higher level. A "wolf in sheep's clothing,"
so to speak.
A Q-Chip from Autotech will give your VW a new lease on life, a boost in
performance so well integrated with your VW, you'll soon forget what it's like
to drive without it. Autotech's in-house designed Q-Chips are the best chips
available anywhere at any price. They offer the quickest acceleration, the
sharpest response, and the largest possible power gains without sacrificing one
iota of drivability.
The Ignition Map
The Autotech Q-Chip takes advantage of available
91 Octane gasoline and incorporates a new, more aggressive, ignition map for
your car. This is what produces most of the power gains in the low to middle rpm
ranges and the "seat of the pants" improvement. Our ignition map modifications
are not merely limited to full throttle conditions. Changes are made in the maps
affecting both full and part throttle situations. Part throttle ignition mods
are, in fact, the changes most responsible for engine responsiveness during most
driving conditions. Why didn't the factory do this to begin with? Mainly because
any factory must design their cars to accommodate the full range of available
fuels. More recently, as cars become "world spec," using the same cars all over
the world means an even greater range of fuel quality. As a performance tuner,
we can design our Q-Chip with a specific fuel quality in mind. This allows us to
run more aggressively towards the performance ideal.
The Fuel Map
Peak horsepower depends greatly on properly
administered amounts of fuel. We design each Q-Chip to provide enough fuel to
produce maximum power, yet it will only provide the extra fuel when conditions
find it necessary. Extra fuel at inopportune times not only reduces power, but
also reduces mileage and increases emissions.
All Autotech Q-Chips are designed with EPA-acceptable levels of emissions in
mind, and are 50 State Legal, including the OBD-II models from 1996-98 (an
Autotech First!). An Exemption Order from the California Air Resources Board
(C.A.R.B. E.O. #'s: D-375-2, D-375-3) is your assurance that the Q-Chip you
install is legal in all 50 states.
Setting New Limits
Each Autotech Q-Chip features a raised rev limit
that allows you to take better advantage of other performance modifications,
such as camshafts and exhaust systems. We do not totally remove the rev limiter,
as some other chip makers have, because we feel it's extremely important to
prevent over-revving and possible engine damage.
Where the factory has chosen to limit the top speed of some of its models,
the Autotech Q-Chip removes the top speed limiter and sets your car free.
All Autotech Q-Chips are backed by an
unconditional 30 day satisfaction guarantee. If, for any reason, you're not
completely happy with your Q-Chip, simply return it within 30 days of purchase
for a prompt refund, hassle-free.
Limited Lifetime Warranty
Each Autotech Q-Chip features a Limited
Lifetime Warranty from Autotech. You'll probably never need it, but it's there
if you ever do.