Tuning example Bosch MED17.9.3 – Honda – 2.0l petrol

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The Honda Civic Type R is equipped with a 2.0l turbo i-VTEC engine with 235 kW of maximum power and a 6-speed manual transmission.

Alientech technicians developed this tuning training example specifically for this engine to improve performance without compromising the reliability of the vehicle.

  • Bosch MED17.9.3
  • 2.0L turbo i-VTEC
  • Honda Civic Type R, turbo petrol, 2018

Honda Civic Type R is a concentrate of power, technology, and safety. With a 2.0L turbo i-VTEC engine, this car cannot go unnoticed due to the incredibly fast engine responsiveness and its roar.

How to make it even more performant? Alientech experts have replied with this must-have remapping practice, containing a specific and safe procedure already tested on the test bench.

Starting by editing the maps on ECM Titanium and finishing with the evaluation of the results obtained, this tuning example will help you solve all the doubts on which maps are better to modify and with which values. All this in just less than an hour!

Nobody excluded! Whether you are a beginner or an expert, Alientech provides you all the tools to tune at best without compromising safety.

Do not forget that this procedure is perfectly compatible with many other Honda vehicles. Check the full compatibility in the table below.

Compatible vehicles:

Honda Civic Type R (European & Japanese market) 2.0l 235 kW K20C1 10 (MY2017)
Ariel Atom 4 2.0l 235 kW K20C1 1 (MY2019)
Honda Civic (Mk9) Type R (FK2) 2.0l 228 kW K20C1 9 (MY2015)
Honda Civic (Mk10) Type R (FK8) (United States market) 2.0l 228 kW K20C1 10 (MY2017)
Honda Civic (Mk10) LX (United States market) 2.0l 118 kW K20C2 10 (MY2016)
Honda Avancier (Mk2)/UR-V (CDM) 2.0l 200 kW K20C3 2 (MY2016)
Honda Accord (Mk10) 2.0l 188 kW K20C4 10 (MY2018)
Acura RDX (Mk3) 2.0l 195 kW K20C4 3 (MY2018)
Acura RDX (Mk3) 2.0l 203 kW K20C4 3 (MY2019)

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A tuning practical example lasting less than 1 hour, composed of 3 sections:

First section:

in this part of the tuning practice, we will describe the characteristics of the vehicle by listing version, equipment, year of production, traction, and type of gearbox. Then, we indicate all the vehicles – even of different car manufacturers – equipped with the same engine or similar version; immediately after, the specifications of the engine control unit will be specified in detail: that is the identification data and the versions for the emission classes. In addition, we talk about the types of connection with Alientech tools – which are useful for the remapping – by indicating the protocols of use, the available functions, and giving some practical advice for editing operations. Finally, the structure of the original file is presented by indicating the addresses and the various areas.

Second section:

this part directly addresses the remapping practice. After a brief introduction, we present the summary list of the maps that will be modified, the Alientech modification method, and its specific application to the vehicle in question. Following the wizard of this practical example, you will be able to create a mapping that will ensure high performance and guaranteed reliability.

Third section:

this last part is dedicated to the discovery of the potentialities of this remapping practice: the new increases, compared to the original settings of the vehicle in a precise and detailed chart, clarify efficaciously how this remapping practice is effective and surprising.

Tuning example Bosch MED17.9.3 – Honda – 2.0l petrol