Audi 1.8T (ME 7.5)

MaxxECU RACE Plugin ECU solution with full CAN bus implementation

Easy installation

Within a few hours this Plugin ECU replacement is up and running

Full CAN bus implementation

Dash and instrument cluster is supported via the advanced CAN interface

Audi 1.8T

Unleash the underestimated 4-cylinder Audi engine with the MaxxECU Plugin ECU solution

Selected MaxxECU advantages
  • Built-in MAP-sensor (up to 43 psi / 3bar of boost pressure)
  • MDash Android app connectivity
  • Superfast USB communication
  • High or low impedance injector support
  • No changes in original Electronics
  • Direct access to 6 EGT-sensors
Selected vehicle features
  • Uses stock harness, easy installation
  • The air mass meter is removed
  • Controls idle valve, AC, tachometer and other instruments
  • Controls E-Throttle, EVAP and other valves
  • Full CAN bus control of the stock dash
  • Uses stock wideband oxygen sensor(s)
Selected MaxxECU functions
  • Boost control
  • Launch control
  • Shift-cut
  • Lambda control
  • Boost level switching
Compatibility
Target engines of MaxxECU RACE
  • All 3-12 cylinder engines (4-stroke)
  • Up to 8 cylinders fully sequentially
  • Up to 12 cylinders in wasted spark
MaxxECU RACE inputs
  • Intake air temperature sensor (IAT)
  • Coolant temperature sensor (CLT)
  • Throttle position sensor (TPS)
  • Lambda (WBO) sensor. Uses a sensor directly connected to the ECU without any additional electronics. Supports Bosch LSU 4.2, 4.9 and ADV
  • 2 trigger inputs. VR or digital. Automatic trigger level detection. The signals are processed by a completely separated processor for maximum performance and immunity against interference
  • 2 extra temperature sensors. Can be used as switches or control of additional functions
  • 2 knock sensor inputs
  • 6 extra 0-5V inputs. Can be used for additional sensors such as measurement oil/fuel pressure
  • 4 extra digital inputs used for example speed sensors (VR / Hall) or switches
  • 8 EGT TYPE-K/N inputs (1200C/2200F) in separate harness
MaxxECU RACE outputs
  • 8 peak/hold injector outputs. 1-2 high or low impedance injectors per output. 8A per output
  • 8 ignition outputs. 5V signal to drive ignition modules, CDI units or coils
  • 9 extra LOW DRIVING outputs for additional features. Can be adjusted to control virtually anything like fuel pumps, idle valves. GPO 1-8,10 (2A), GPO 9 (5A)
  • 2 extra +12V DRIVING outputs (GPO 15,16) (2A)
  • 4 extra motor outputs. GPO 11-14 (2A)
MaxxECU RACE technical
  • CAN bus for expansion modules, OEM vehicle CAN, ODBII
  • USB communication for tuning with MTune
  • Bluetooth for connecting to mobile devices with MDash
  • 8MB memory for internal logging, up to 1000Hz.
  • Supply voltage 8-22V
  • ARM Cortex-M3 120MHz main processor. Three extra processors to handle the trigger, injectors and knock detection
  • Resolution on ignition: 0.1 degrees
  • Resolution on injectors: 0.001 ms
  • Updates the fuel and ignition calculations 2000 times per second
  • The fastest PC communication on the market
  • 50Hz sampling rate on all EGT inputs
  • 1000Hz sampling rate on all analog inputs
  • Weight: 880g
  • 155x195x40mm (including mounting points, excluding connector)
MTune tuning features
  • 2D and 3D
  • Shortcuts for most operations
  • Interpolation
  • Local autotune
  • Live-logger
  • Superfast USB connection
  • Live tuning - No need to burn changes - instant save
MaxxECU trigger support
  • Distributor
  • VR-sensor or digital (Hall, opto)
  • Standard missing tooth (60-2, 36-1). Supports ranges from 2-1 to 180-4
  • Multitooth trigger (2+1 to 180+1)
  • Audi 5-cyl
  • Nissan CAS
  • Mitsubishi 4/2
  • GM LSx
  • Honda K20Z4 12+1 crank with 4+1 cam trigger
  • Chrysler Hemi SRT-8 32-2-2
  • Subaru EJ20
MaxxECU CAM signal/VANOS/VVTi support
  • Even teeth
  • 2JZ 3-teeth 7 VTTi
  • BMW 6+1 extra (VANOS)
  • BMW 8-1 (VANOS)
  • Volvo T5/T6 VVT
  • Mitsubishi EVO (MIVEC)
  • Ford Mustang 5.0 Coyote VVTi
  • Porsche 996 2001-2005 M96/70 Variocam
MaxxECU engine protections
  • EGT fuel correction
  • Lean power cut
  • EGT power cut
  • Rev limit
  • Advanced warning and protection system
  • Lambda fuel correction
  • EGT fuel correction
MaxxECU auto transmission support
  • 4L80E/4L85E
  • 4L60E/4L65E
MaxxECU functionality
  • Launch control (up to three stages)
  • Anti-lag using solenoid or E-Throttle
  • Traction control
  • Shift-cut
  • Overrun fuel cut
  • Lambda control (closed loop)
  • Nitrous control
  • AC control
  • Boost control (closed/open loop), extra compensation tables.
  • Boost level switching
  • E-Throttle support
  • VANOS/VVTi support
  • Logging: Internal up to 100Hz, PC logging 20Hz
  • Built-in error diagnostics and handling
  • Idle control using E-Throttle, idle solenoid, stepper motor or ignition timing
  • Closed loop anti-stall
  • Ignition timing lock for easy synchronization with timing light
  • Flex fuel
MaxxECU advanced features
  • Speed limiters
  • Individual fuel correction per cylinder
  • Injector staging
  • Virtual fuel tank/fuel consumption
  • Filters on TPS, RPM and MAP signals
  • Trailing ignition
  • Virtual inputs/internal outputs to activate internal functions
  • Use of TYPE-K sensor to report IAT up to 350 degree C/660 F
  • Wastegate control with CO2 for predictable boost
  • Extra user table activation based on user defined settings
  • After launch power limit, function to control traction after launch
  • CAN inputs (advanced) - Receive CAN data from external electronics and use in MaxxECU, such as OEM vehicle buttons.
  • Automatic starting and stopping of internal log function based on user conditions (speed, load, error code etc.)
  • Timers and distance counters
  • CAN for OEM protocols, OBDII, and CAN modules
  • Clutch slip control with user defined tables (as an example)
  • Measure injector resistance directly from software
  • Built-in trigger oscilloscope
  • Built-in trigger logger
  • Flexible load/speed axis selection
  • Flexible user output functions
  • Flexible user PWM/FREQ output functions
  • Speedometer output function
  • Tachometer output selectable 5/12V, supports external flyback coil
MaxxECU RACE Audi 1.8T plugin adapter
MaxxECU RACE Audi 1.8T plugin adapter connectors
MaxxECU RACE Audi 1.8T plugin adapter, here with 6 EGT input connectors
Product no (adapter harness): 1889