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'Chipping' a Golf Plus?

Following your advice, I bought a Golf Plus with the 1.4TSi 122 engine in favour of the 2.0TDi. 23,000 miles and nearly three years on, I am delighted with the results. Fuel consumption at 36.7mpg from new is, however, slightly disappointing and I am considering improved economy and performance with either a Superchips Bluefin ECU remap which is reversible or a replacement Superchip. Do you have any views on the practice and what are the relative merits and demerits of both options? Insurance and warranty implications are presumably the same for both.

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Superchips are probably the best in the business. But this engine has had some timing chain and piston ring problems in higher outputs. The higher output engines are turbocharged and supercharged leading to potential problems. Yours is only turbocharged, but I'd still be inclined to leave it as standard.
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