ECU Software upgrades, ECU Remapping, ECU Tuning & Reflashing

Are you looking for some reliable, trouble free extra power and torque from your turbo diesel or turbo petrol vehicle? Then the answer is the new SAC ECU Software Upgrade that can be safely applied to your turbocharged vehicle by SAC.

Please note that at this stage we will not be offering the SAC ECU Software Upgrade on naturally aspirated vehicles. The SAC ECU Software Upgrade is only available for vehicles where we cannot offer you one of our existing, tried and tested Dastek (UniChip) and Dastek Power (Plug & Play) tuning solutions.

About Steve’s Auto Clinic

SAC are not only technicians merely trained to replace service parts; we employ the country’s leading motoring personnel and are able to offer you comprehensive advice on maintenance matters while also being able to extract reliable horsepower from your vehicle.

This is backed by the fact that SAC is the only aftermarket workshop group in the country that has a dedicated research, development and training centre to ensure that you are being assisted by well trained staff in the industry but also to ensure that the quality of workmanship and specification level remains of the highest standard regardless of the branch you visit.

Should this not be enough, all SAC branches are AA quality assured and this means that a very high level of independent standards have to be maintained in order for the branch to maintain this prestigious motoring industry approval.


Flash Tuning and Chip Tuning

You may have heard of flash tuning; this is where a person, usually one armed with a laptop but not armed with a lot of mechanical experience or backing from a reputable workshop group, loads a new engine control unit map on your vehicle and changes the boost, timing and fueling parameters. These changes are normally done beyond what the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) would allow for the particular engine in your vehicle. Changes such as these can result in serious damage to your engine because of over-boosting or incorrect fueling. SAC have the most comprehensive knowledge in the country when it comes to tuning and we have used this knowledge to develop a tuning tool that allows us to upgrade the ECU software on your vehicle in a safe and reliable way. Do your homework well: Unichip vs. other performance chips on the market.

ECU Software Updates

Nowadays almost all modern engines are not delivering their full potential of power and torque. This ‘torque dampening’ – as it is called – is electronically being done by manufacturers via the vehicle’s ECU. What we do at SAC with our SAC ECU Software Update is to electronically allow some of this torque to be released and to make your vehicle’s engine deliver closer to its true performance potential. Your vehicle retains all its inherent Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) engine safety parameters and you simply get a more powerful vehicle that remains smooth, if not smoother than before. You will also receive a vehicle that is easy to drive on normal pump fuel and that will stay within other normal driving functions. We will also keep a copy of your vehicle’s original ‘torque dampening’ map on file; this will enables to revert your update back to factory standard, whenever you so wish.