Question: Is Cobb Stage 1 Safe?

How much HP does a Stage 3 WRX have?

This package build upon the Stage 2 Pack by adding an intercooler, TGV Deletes, and a bypass valve.

This is the best overall combination of parts to extract everything the stock turbo has to offer.

Expected power gains are 70-80 Horsepower and 80-90Ft-Lbs of torque..

What does a Cobb Access Port do?

The Cobb AccessPORT is the world’s most flexible and easiest to use ECU upgrade solution for your Subaru. The AccessPORT allows you to replace conservative factory settings with more aggressive calibrations to unlock free power hidden within your ECU. This is the last engine management solution you’ll ever need.

What is a Stage 1 tune?

A stage 1 tune is simply an ECU remap or chip tune. This is the most cost-effective way to modify any vehicle for performance. Turbo-diesel and turbo-petrol vehicles respond extremely well to stage 1 tuning and commonly see a 20 – 40% increase in bhp and torque.

What is required for a Stage 1 tune?

Stage 1. Stage 1 tends to be a series of modifications that can be fitted on their own to a standard car. This would include remaps that don’t require any additional hardware, intake and exhaust upgrades that leave the original catalytic converters in place.

Can you go straight to a Stage 2 remap?

Most start at Stage 1 & quickly progress to stage 2. We recommend you go straight in at stage 2! Keeping the car within manufacturer tolerances but optimizing it for driver preferences and extracting the very best from a stock OEM setup in good condition.

Is Tuning your car illegal?

Any vehicle that has aftermarket or performance parts are deemed illegal unless that have a valid State Air Resources Board Executive Order that they can provide if stopped by police.

Which is better STI or WRX?

Driving experience is the big difference between the Subaru WRX and the WRX STI. Simply put, the STI has more of everything. It goes faster, corners flatter, and brakes harder. The STI also includes the driver-controlled center differential.

What does a Cobb Stage 1 do?

The COBB Stage 1+Big SF Power Package is a simple bolt-on and tuning solution that will allow you to easily improve the power output of your 2015+ WRX! The heart of this package is the Accessport V3. It also provides increased airflow from the Big SF Intake & Airbox combo.

Is a Cobb Accessport worth it?

Is it worth getting an Accessport if the vast majority of your driving is commuting in traffic? Absolutely. Though I definitely notice the horsepower increase and enjoy it, I think the Stage 1 tune vastly improves the WRX at what it does best – being One Car To Rule Them All.

Is burble tune WRX bad?

The burble itself doesn’t add to performance, it just burns more gas from higher over 4K. I’m getting a burble tune myself from Bren Tuning after I install the Invidia Catless J-Pipe on my WRX. Long haul (years) it might burn your cats, but besides that you should be fine having the tune.

Do you have to leave Cobb Accessport plugged in?

The Accessport does not need to be plugged into the vehicle for the calibration to be in effect. You can disconnect the Accessport at this time or leave it plugged in to use any of the many features outlined below. Please note that the Accessport is designed to work with only one vehicle at a time.

How much HP does a Stage 1 WRX have?

Horsepower on the COBB OTS Stage 1 map was 223.0 whp and 249 ftlb, a healthy gain over the stock rating. Additionally the boost was much more stable which translates into a smoother power and torque curve. Driving the car on the COBB Stage 1 map is much more exciting and predictable than the stock tune.

What is needed for Cobb Stage 2?

Stage 2Intake Requirements: COBB SF Intake – Required.Turbo Inlet. COBB Turbo Inlet Hose – Required.Intercooler. Stock intercooler- Required.Cam-Driven Fuel Pump: Autotech High Volume Fuel Pump (CDFP)- Required.Exhaust Requirements: … Downpipe. … Boost Targets. … All other intake, exhaust, and engine components must be stock.

How much is a Cobb Protune?


Are OTS tunes Safe?

Using the AP OTS tunes are generally pretty safe. They are still made for the masses and they aren’t made to squeeze every last bit out of the car like an etune. If you aren’t looking to do much customizing etc your probably better off with the Hypertech or wait till your finished mods and get a dyno tune.

Does a Cobb tune void warranty?

Installing or simply plugging in your Cobb AP won’t void anything. Changing your map may cause the dealer to not cover a specific repair if they find it’s directly related to any change you made. Nothing will will ‘void’ your warranty though. They’re not going to cancel your warranty in other words.

Is Cobb tune safe?

But as /u/profetic stated, the Cobb AP is generally very safe. IMO it is the safest tuning method available (especially for beginners).

How much HP does Cobb Stage 2 add?

Stage 2 and Stage2+BigSF produce peak gains of +19%HP / +40% TQ over stock and maximum gains of +110% HP / +110% TQ over stock when using 93 octane fuel.