1) Where to start?

1.1) Choice of Vehicle for our guide

1.2) The day in the life of an ECU

1.3) How an ECU processes information.

1.4) The types of sensor an ECU has.


2) Before you start

2.1) Your mathematical ability

2.2) Considering vehicles condition

2.3) Understanding the maps that may be in a ECU

2.4) Your chemistry knowledge

2.5) Computer Skills and software needed

2.6) ECU reading hardware

2.7) Other tools

2.8) Crib Sheets.

3) A basic understanding

3.1) Introduction to the "bad tuner"

3.2) Chemistry our first visit "stoichiometry"

3.3) Introducing "efficiency"

3.4) Stoichiometry the theory in brief

3.5) Introducing air to the engine

3.6) Introducing fuel to the engine

3.7) Getting rid of the burnt air and fuel

3.8) Reviewing stoic and efficiency

3.9) Our "bad tuners" method

3.10) Mapping for Economy or Power

4) A more complete understanding Fuel

4.1) Fuel Injection, what is it

4.2) Controlling the amount of fuel

4.3) The injection cycle

4.4) Understanding the relationship according to RPM

4.5) Why SOI is so important 4.6) Piston speeds

4.7) SOI effect diagram

5) All about Air

5.1) How we describe air in an engine

5.2) Air. Flow, pressure and volume

5.3) Example maths

5.4) Turbochargers our first look.

5.5) How a turbo actually works

5.6) How a turbo actually works diagrams

5.7) Where does a turbo get its driving force from

5.8) The problems of a turbo

5.9) Turbos working range

5.10) VVT diagram

6) Power it’s all about POWER

6.1) Horsepower PS and Torque

6.2) What is horsepower

6.3) What is torque

6.4) How torque effect changes

6.5) About BSFC and calculating BHP and Torque

7) Maps our Map views

7.1) 2D map view

7.2) 3D map view

7.3) Hex map view

7.4) Tabular view

8) Mapping an introduction

8.1) How an ECU uses maps

8.2) Our first set of maps

8.3) Map "style"

9) Forward on the example maps

9.1) Driver Wish Map

9.2) Smoke Map

9.3) Torque Map

9.4) Boost Map

9.5) Boost Limiting Map

9.6) SVBL Single Value Boost Limit

9.7) SOI Start of Injection

9.8) Duration of Injection

9.9) SOI, Duration and our "bad tuner"

10) Making Map Changes

10.1) Map axis constraints

10.2) Original map axis example

10.3) Revise map axis example

11) Changing the "Drivers Wish Map"

11.1) What does the Drivers Wish do

11.2) An odd side effect

11.3) The standard Drivers Wish table

11.4) Drivers Wish table made easy

11.5) Fooling the Driver

11.6) Ill effects

11.7) Making a "considered" map

11.8) Our "bad tuners" map

11.9) Why was it made and how.

11.10) Why was it so bad.

12) Changing the "Smoke" map

12.1) What does the Smoke map do

12.2) The standard Smoke map

12.3) Understanding the smoke map

12.4) Excel and the Stoic Table

12.5) Understanding Stoic

12.6) Freepower

12.7) Analysing the information

12.8) Making a new Smoke map the new stoic table

12.9) Making a new Smoke map the new table

12.10) EGT's Exhaust Gas Temperatures

14) Changing the "Torque" map

14.1) What does the "Torque" map do

14.2) How to get the maximum possible

14.3) About the torque map X and Y axis

14.4) The standard Torque map

14.5) Our "bad tuner"

14.6) Things to consider before we change anything

14.7) Getting it right

14.8) Our new torque map

14.9) Understanding our changes.

15) Changing the "Boost" map

15.1) Boost control system

15.2) About the boost map

15.3) The standard boost map

15.4) Understanding the data

15.5) Calculating new figures

15.6) The Maths explained

15.7) How to work out if we need to change the boost map

15.8) What we need to consider before we change the boost map looking at fuel

15.9) What we need to consider before we change the boost map looking at air

15.10) Turbo compressor map

15.11) Pressure Ratio

15.12) Understanding a turbo compressor map

15.14) How we change the boost map

15.15) Using Excel to calculate our new axis table figures

15.16) Calculating the new column table numbers

15.17) Our 3 options for calculating the new column table numbers

15.18) Boost trendline graph using linear

15.19) Looking at relationships

15.20) Boost trendline graph using last point extrapolation

15.21) Boost trendline graph using overlay

15.22) New boost map

15.23) About our new boost map

15.24) Our Excel tables to make our new boost map

16) Changing the "Boost Limit" map and the "SVBL"

16.1) About the Boost limit map

16.2) The boost limit map

16.3) Safety zone

16.4) Excel tables for creating the new boost limit table

16.5) SVBL

17) Changing the "Start of injection" and "Duration" maps

17.1) Understanding what the maps do

17.2) Our "bad tuners" new map

17.3) Why our "bad tuner" made this map

17.4) End of injection and piston velocity

17.5) Excel tables for end of injection

17.6) Modifying the table axis end of injection

17.7) The new end of injection table

17.8) Using the new end of injection to calculate the new start and duration of injection tables.

17.9) Our "bad tuner" what he actually ended up with.

18) The correct process to map this car

18.1) Understand what you have.

18.2) How to use the information to make the correct process.

19) A note on EGR and DPF removal
20) About the maps we find in a new car golf
21) About the maps we find in a lorry the engine breaking
22) Software choices
23) The great mpg scam
24) The water powered engine
25) How to use Excel a quick guide
26) Crib Sheets
27) Detailed list of the equipment you should have

So if your still reading? This was just the start!

You now have 2 choices!

1. Go it alone here is a helping hand How To Start Remapping PDF

2. Book an online coarse with use at £180 which covers 10 hours broken up into sections per evening