IE Audi B8/B8.5 S4 TCU Tune (2010-2016 S-Tronic)
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Integrated Engineering Product DescriptionIE DSG TUNING Audi B8/B8.5 S4 S-TRONIC TRANSMISSION
IE’s Audi S4 (DL501 S-Tronic) DSG tune is all-inclusive and does not offer expensive upgrades. That’s right, there are no unnecessary upgrade charges and all features and upgrades are included at one low cost. A great deal of sportiness is added to the tune while maintaining factory smoothness and driveability that you love about the S4. More aggressive launches and faster shifts are guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Also, expect acceleration and 0-60 times to improve dramatically from a larger usable powerband provided by the higher shift points.
- Lightning fast gear shifts
- Higher shift points of 7200 RPM
- Unlimited launches (factory defaults to 200)
- Lag time reduced when starting off in first gear
- Multiple launch RPMs: 3400, 3600, 3800, 4000
- Drive shift mapping entirely reworked with an enthusiast in mind
- Flashed directly through OBD-II Port (No TCU removal required)
- Works flawlessly with an IE ECU tune
- Increased clutch pressure on tap for higher torque without slip
- Temperature protection remains for safety
- Gear hunting reduced
- Gearbox “Torque Limiters” removed
PERFECT FOR ALL ECU TUNE STAGES
IE’s TCU/DSG tune is all-inclusive and does not offer expensive upgrades. That’s right, there are no unnecessary upgrade charges and all features are included from the outset. A great deal of sportiness is added from the tune while maintaining factory smoothness and driveability. More aggressive launches and faster shifts are guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Also, expect acceleration and 0-60 times to improve from faster shifting.
SELECTABLE LAUNCH CONTROL RPM'S
The purchase of an IE DSG file grants you access to customization of launch points. With several launch points to choose from you can pick what works best for your setup!
Available Launch Control RPMs:
- 3400 RPM
- 3600 RPM
- 3800 RPM
- 4000 RPM
IE POWERlink DIRECT PORT FLASH TOOL
IE's POWERlink direct port flash tool is required to flash your ECU (engine control unit) or TCU (transmission control unit) and is available separately. The POWERlink tool is sold with all new IE ECU tunes and can also be used to flash your new DSG tune. If you already own an IE POWERlink unit, purchasing this file will add the credits to your cable within one working day. If you do not own a POWERlink cable, please chose to add one in the drop-down menu above.
The PowerLink cable allows for map switching without making a trip back to an IE Software dealer. This allows you to test different TCU maps and features such as launch points.
Simply plug your IE PowerLink cable into your vehicle’s OBD-II port and the USB port on your Windows-powered laptop to use the included IE Flash Wizard software. The flash wizard will then walk you through the installation steps.
FLASH MULTIPLE CARS
Have a friend with a compatible VW or Audi? Share the power with up to 5 different cars with a single cable. Just add enough credits to your cable for the desired tune and power-up your entire crew.
RETURN TO STOCK ANYTIME
With the IE PowerLink, you can return your vehicle back to original ECU or TCU programming at any time.
IE will always provide free software updates as they become available and easily reflashed through your IE PowerLink cable.
Laptop or tablet with Wifi connection and USB port running Windows 7 or newer operating system required. Powered by 32 or 64-bit processor with 1.0GHz or greater and 4GB of Ram. Windows NT not supported.
IE DSG TUNE TECHNICAL FEATURES
HIGHER SHIFT POINTS
High shift points result in faster acceleration and power gains by increasing the usable powerband.
DRIVE MAPPING REWORKED
The B8 and B8.5 S4 is designed to a fault to keep engine rpm extremely low in drive. We completely reworked this, creating a more enthusiast-friendly drive mapping which shifts a bit higher. This eliminates vibration and that constant feeling that you’re lugging the engine. We’ve reworked the downshifting aspect as well, making the transmission much quicker to deliver power when you need it. Thousands of miles of testing were accumulated and a variety of users were polled to come up with this improved drive mode.
INCREASED CLUTCH PRESSURE
Increasing the clutch pressure allows for the transmission to hold more torque without causing clutch damage or expedited wear. With the increased torque, the acceleration will be greatly increased and launches will far more aggressive.
FLASHED THROUGH OBD-II PORT
There’s no need to remove the TCU from the car and it can be flashed in your driveway or through an IE software dealer. Additionally, having an IE PowerLink cables means you can install updates are they become available as well as read TCU and ECU fault codes.
From the factory, the S4 only allows 200 launches before the feature becomes unavailable. With the IE DSG Tune, the fun police have been sidelined and you can now launch your car as many times as you like.
FLAWLESS OPERATION WITH IE ECU TUNES
The IE DSG Tune and ECU Tune were developed side by side on our in-house dynamometer. By running both tunes you will unlock the full potential of your 3.0T engine and transmission. Perfect for all IE Tunes from Stage 1 to dual pulley and throttle upgrades.
- Audi - S4 2008-2016 (B8 & B8.5) 3.0T supercharged engines*
- *IE DSG tunes are available only for vehicles equipped with Audi's 7-speed S-Tronic transmissions. Does not function with manual 6-speed transmission cars.