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Hi all,
New here from Australia!

Bought myself a stock standard 2015 GLA45 AMG kept in perfect condition.

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Now I'm planning either a stage 1 tune vs stage 2 tune.
Leaning more towards a stage 2 tune (+air filter & down pipe).
Not planning to take it on the track, just want a bit of fun on the streets.

I've ordered an MST air filter and it's on the way :)

I've rang a few performance workshops here in Melbourne, Australia and a couple of them recommended using Redstar downpipe for stage 2 tuning.

I'm just wondering if it's a necessity or just recommended to use a heat shield for these downpipes?

What maps are you guys running for a stage 2 tune?

Is a TCU tune required also?

I know the car produces 265kw of power at the engine stock standard.
Roughly, how much power increase should I expect from a stage 2 tune?

Thanks all in advance.
 

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Hi all,
New here from Australia!

Bought myself a stock standard 2015 GLA45 AMG kept in perfect condition.

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Now I'm planning either a stage 1 tune vs stage 2 tune.
Leaning more towards a stage 2 tune (+air filter & down pipe).
Not planning to take it on the track, just want a bit of fun on the streets.

I've ordered an MST air filter and it's on the way :)

I've rang a few performance workshops here in Melbourne, Australia and a couple of them recommended using Redstar downpipe for stage 2 tuning.

I'm just wondering if it's a necessity or just recommended to use a heat shield for these downpipes?

What maps are you guys running for a stage 2 tune?

Is a TCU tune required also?

I know the car produces 265kw of power at the engine stock standard.
Roughly, how much power increase should I expect from a stage 2 tune?

Thanks all in advance.
Looking to do something similar as you based in Melbourne too. Keen to know how you go with the tune. Can take your advise.
 

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TCU is a made up thing, ecu tune you want. the car has lag of the line and TCU is not helping, i asked 100 times for a video of rpms when just flooring it to see if there any difference and no one poasted any. There may be some kind of modification to it, but you dont need it. ve money and just get stg2 why get slower stage 1, trust me u ll be getting 2 with in a month. like any car it feels fast a few weeks then you always want more, at least i do with every car i had.
 

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Hey mate, how did you go? End up getting a tune?

FYI my mates A45 hit 281kw at the wheels c/w redstar downpipe, mishimoto intake and stage 2 tune @ Etuners in Springvale.
Yes it is a more aggressive tune but that's what is capable!
 
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