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Kerma Custom TDI Tuning (including Q-Pro programmer) for ALH 2000-2003

Q ALH
Pricing: $549.00
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Description

ECU tuning for ALH- with Q-Loader

This package covers all TDI between model years 2000-2003, with the ALH 90 hp engine.

About ECU tuning

While our model for TDI performance includes mechanical components like the turbo, intake, exhaust, camshaft, cylinder head, and so forth, that's only part of the picture. At the end of the day, there's just no avoiding the influence of the ECU on every aspect of the engine. Even with the very best mechanical components, it's ultimately the ECU tuning that makes everything work together as a balanced, functional package.

Great tuning is the foundation of our philosophy of seamless, cost effective upgrades. This lets the customer build and upgrade with confidence... with our proven upgrade packages.

ECU tuning is an essential part of our balanced TDI concept... that goes great with our:

  • -precisely calibrated injectors featuring Bosio nozzles,
  • -upgraded Silent Design Clutches from Southbend,
  • -tested and proven Turbocharger upgrades
  • -Colt Billet Cams
  • -KermaFlow Stainless Exhaust Systems

We have learned so much over the 10+ years, that our ECU tuning has become really sophisticated.There's so much work behind the scenes to create the best engine tuning calibrations, that go hand in hand with our nozzle and calibration work... the upgrade turbos... and the other components. We are finding that the ECU tuning is the difference that can make it a tremendous success.

When we sell it here, then we fully support it here, so you know our ECU tuning compliments our upgraded equipment perfectly. Whether you are a weekend tinkerer or dedicated professional mechanic, you can always count on us to see you through the project with a minimum of hassle. After all, you bought the car to drive, not work on it!

Our ECU Tuning is made-to order to YOUR specifications, and we can support a wide range of modifications. Whether it's a completely stock car, or nearly twice the original horsepower and torque, or more, we've got you covered.

Whether you upgrade a little, or upgrade a lot...Kerma's Custom Tuning approach provides a powerful foundation so you can confidently build a great car. And when you buy the upgrade parts from us, the retuning is free.

Our goal is to make the car ownership experience a pleasure. The real joy that comes from driving a fuel efficient car- that becomes really fun to drive.

Q-Loader Flash Programmer - a KERMA innovation

This tuning package includes our very popular Q-loader device. It's a standalone, menu driven programmer, about the size of a paperback.The Q-loader isconvenient andvery simple to use.

  • Menu-driven device, about the size of a paperback.
  • Stores your stock factory tune and up to two modified tunes
  • Very simple to use- menu driven and untuitive.
  • If you can use e-mail on a PC you can use the Q-loader.
  • Connects to the diagnostic port on your vehicle for commincation with the ECU
  • It also reads and clears Diagnostic Troubleshooting Codes.
  • Easy toreturn to stock programming at any time


The convenience of Q-Loader makes upgrade tunes a breezeany time you purchase equipment upgrades from kermaTDI. So this is perfect if you choose to start with a tune, and then add nozzles later, then a turbo after that.We simplye-mail you a new upgrade tune to supportyour equipment upgrade - free of charge.

And if you sell the car, and the ECU is restored to stock, your Q Loader can be used on the next vehicle - all you need to buy is a tune for a the new car and reuse the programmer.

After you order, we wille-mail detailed instructions and ask for some information about your car. We are always available to answer questions at 877-537-6283 or tuning@kermatdi.com

The Q Loader works on Win XP, Win Vista, Win 7, Win 8 and ... Mac that can dual boot into Win XP or Win 7

Details

  • Q ALH
  • Q ALH
  • KermaTDI
  • New

Shipping Information

  • Item Requires Shipping
  • 2.0 lbs.
  • W15.0000” x H2.0000” x L15.0000”

Customer Reviews

Comment Total Reviews (22)

More than pleased
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: cory05/02/2017 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
Charlie is by far the quickest at tune returns I have ever been accompanied with.. I was in a rush to get the tune installed and explained my situation to them and he literally had my tune done and emailed back to me with the modified tune in under 30 minutes.. only complaint I have is I have went into limp mode a few times, and now my clutch is slipping but to kerma and Charlie's defense my ALH has 406k miles on it so the clutch issue was already to be expected soon.. and I'm in a way proud to say the tune blew my expectations out of the water- and it making my OE clutch slip is almost a sense of accomplishment-- knowing the tune is safe and hot enough to slip the clutch,so the laser gains are most definitely there!!! And legit. I'm very pleased with my overall outcome and the whole experience with kerma and Charlie.. but kerma you need to seriously step up your website because there should be an option on the reviews to add 10 stars or 20 instead of only 1-5 star reviews.

Awesome jump in power, very easy to use
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: Derrick06/05/2017 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
I was kinda put off by the amount of steps needed to complete the tune......i was wrong, very easy to use and quick to get tunes back. And the power increase is like night and day

What a fantastic jump in power!
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: Ben02/09/2017 07:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
I did just pp764 nozzles, southbend clutch and this tune. It feels like a completely different car. Well worth the cost for this huge improvement. Charlie was a pleasure to work with and answered all my questions very quickly.

Stock engine, new tune, really an improvement!
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI03/18/2015 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
I have a 2000 Beetle TDi, with bone stock hardware. I asked for a tune that would make the car punchier around town, accelerate off the line better, but not smoke any more than stock. From what I can tell, what I asked for is exactly what I got. the car is definitely much stronger and quicker, it pulls WAY harder in 2d gear. perfect for the cut and thrust of city traffic. The overall driveability is fine, no weird peaks or jerkiness -- just more power in the band where I wanted it. I'm really happy with the purchase and the service was great. Simple to do, too. The fact I have the option of getting free tunes in the future when I upgrade engine hardware (thinking about injectors next) just makes it better.

Wonderful upgrade even on stoc hardware
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI03/23/2015 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
I got the KermaTDI Qoader and tune for my stock 2000 Beetle TDi... the car pulls so much more strongly it's a genuine joy to drive. Punchy around town, the power seems smoother and less peaky, and it runs to near-redline much more willingly. This still isn't a sports car but it's now really a more fun car. The fact I can get a free updated tune to account for stuff like upgraded injectors (my likely next step) if I get the parts from Kerma is just a bonus. Great service too, fast turnaround times.

Drive how you want it to drive !!!
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI06/02/2015 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
With this tune loader and Charlie's wiz skills and experience of tuning, after some trouble-shooting with my car Charlie helped me get it all tuned and setup for the way I wanted it to be. My EGR delete kit was giving me some trouble but after some fine tuning everything it was safe for me to load the tune in and after giving it a test drive I liked the tune and the configuration that was on it right away ! Defiantly will be upgrading my clutch in a year or so for a more aggressive tune later. And the best thing is at no additional cost for the upgraded tune. Thanks guys you turned a beginner diesel enthusiast into one that knows a little more now.

All stock, first mod. Well worth it.
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI06/03/2015 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
Seeing a consistent 7-10% bump in my fuel economy now (48mpg+). 700 mile tanks effortlessly, and probably could get 800 on longer trips. Very pleased with the Kerma tune. And of course drivability and power are something else. No more bogging down on hills in 5th. Just good constant power.

Good product but with room for improvement...
  • Currently 4/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI06/08/2015 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
A very basic, easy to use loader. Does not come pre-loaded, so you must contact and forward your info on to their tuning dept. before using. They will send instructions on programing the box, copying your stock tune to send off for modification, and then loading the modified tune once received.

Two features which would be a fantastic upgrade to the product would be a real time boost gauge based on MAP sensor readings, and while I know it's a long shot, but the ability to adjust IQ via connecting to the ecm would be sweet (could eliminate the need for vcds for a lot of us).

Couldn't be happier !
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI08/23/2015 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
I was somewhat hesitant at first given that my car is still stock .
I've been driving the Jetta for two days now with the new tune. Freaking AMAZING!!!
It's better than when I bought it 12 years ago.
That is the best tune and performance I could imagine. I can pass anything including a gas station

If in doubt, buy this
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI10/07/2015 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
Wonderful system, wonderful support, noticeable positive results and continuing support. Can't ask for much more. Makes a huge difference even with PP520 on a stock clutch. This is a must for anyone who cares about their car. All I can think of to best describe this is cliche's like "it wakes the car up" and "it should come like this from the factory". Given the customization, adaptability with other mods, and the fact that it eliminates the need to clean the intake makes this well worth it. Also the Q-Loader is very easy to understand and is very convenient.

If your car is ready for modifications, this is definitely the place to start.

Awesome
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI12/10/2015 07:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
Just got my Kerma TDI Q-loader for my 2002 Jetta, and wow,my car pulls effortlessly all the way through the RPM range, with no increase in smoke. If your thinking about a tune for your TDI, stop thinking about it and call the guys at Kerma TDI.

made me "giggle like a kid on Christmas"
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI12/20/2015 07:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
This loader really needs no review it's very simple and easy to use, but I will give a review about the guys behind the programing/tuning at kerma that send you your tunes.... they are awesome and really know what they are doing and the return time is amazing on getting your tunes via email... and they care about your love for diesels and won't just sell you something to sell it, the tunes was exactly what I requested it to be in my list requests in the online form you fill out for the tune... I've has this about 2 weeks and just because of how well it works and how much it's saves me I have already purchased more for my 2000 vw mk4 alh...

Satisfied customer great service!
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI03/05/2016 07:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
Yeah, my car's back on the road. Easy to use, very quick turn around on the modified programming. I'm excited to get going on the next power upgrades! Thanks KermaTDI.

Very impressed!!!!!
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI03/17/2016 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
I just wanted to take a moment and write a review about this item and Charlie.

The Q-Loader is so simple to use. Getting everything going was simple and they give you all the information you need to know. I got the Q-loader application and stock tune pulled towards the end of the business day 4:45pm PST. With a new B&W Series 7 on the agenda for installation the next day, I wasn't sure if I would have the tune back by the time the turbo was finished. Needless to say I'm writing the review this very day I sent my stock tune. I'm looking very forward to tomorrow having the turbo and the tune!

Cheers Charlie! Hats off to your prompt work and passion!

Easy and painless
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI06/03/2016 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
Nothing but grins from me! Easy to setup, and quick turnaround with the tune email.

I can't wait for the next upgrade now.

Very pleased!
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI06/05/2016 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
Kerma TDI is the best place for all your performance needs! The Q loader is easy to use and the results are amazing!

5 star!!!!
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI06/11/2016 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
This programer I would give 4 stars to. But the tune is way more than 5 stars. I couldn't believe how much power and torque he could get out of a stock turbo. And with my DLC 764 it hardly smokes at all!

Great programmer and tune!
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI06/13/2016 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
Quick turnaround. After submitting the questionnaire and receiving the Q loader, I expected to wait a few days before I got the tune back. Boy was I wrong as it arrived the next day a Saturday no less. Easy to install following simple instructions.
No disappointment with the tune either. As others have said it really "wakes up" the TDI. Delivers as promised.

awesome service and quick shipping
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI07/09/2016 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
I order my tuner and got it a few days after I ordered it. I followed the directions it came with and then emailed my stock ecu info and i received my tune with in less than an hour after i sent it to them. This tune really wakes your car up and it makes it more fun to drive. I cant wait to get my next upgrade.

Amazed
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI08/05/2016 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
Did everything it claims to. Engine runs, sounds and feels better. Boost schedule is correct now, response is lightning quick. EGT is cooler. My flash was in the mailbox 12 hours after I sent the original read. Very quick turn time. Very happy.

Car feels totally different
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI10/22/2016 06:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
I love the simplicity of not having to send your ecm out to be programmed using the qloader. I sent my stock file and received my new one the next business day, and wow did it wake it up. It comes into boost correctly and permits no smoke.

Worth every penny
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: KermaTDI12/03/2016 07:00AM

Purchased from: KERMATDI

Comments:
Perfect way to tune your tdi with ease. Runs great, pulls great. Very happy with the purchase.

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