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Old 18-06-2018, 02:49 PM   #11
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I had to Google the pedal box and whilst I would always advise to inform your insurer they say this...

"Will my insurance cover remain unaffected?
Your insurance cover will not be affected since the engine remains standard."

https://www.pedalbox.com/en/audi/a7-.../pedalbox.html
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Old 18-06-2018, 04:19 PM   #12
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I put a Race Chip box on my car and my insurance only charged £25 for the modification. Money well spent. A lot of insurance firms will do anything not to pay a claim if they can. I would always be upfront with them.


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What car did you fit it to mate did it reduce remove the lag totally? Did you look at other tuning boxes like DTUK? what made you go for Race chip? Did you get the controller or App.

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Just as another thought - can the lag you’re experiencing not be rectified directly on the car ? Something reset ???
The lag is a well documented issue, as someone else mentioned I can put the car in dynamic and sports but I don't want to drive red lining it like a boy racer. These modes do remove the lag but makes the car far too harsh for my wife to drive daily or for my commute to work.

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Old 18-06-2018, 04:23 PM   #13
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I had to Google the pedal box and whilst I would always advise to inform your insurer they say this...

"Will my insurance cover remain unaffected?
Your insurance cover will not be affected since the engine remains standard."

https://www.pedalbox.com/en/audi/a7-.../pedalbox.html
I think I'd rather have that statement from my insurer than the retailer though !!

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Old 18-06-2018, 04:26 PM   #14
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I had to Google the pedal box and whilst I would always advise to inform your insurer they say this...

"Will my insurance cover remain unaffected?
Your insurance cover will not be affected since the engine remains standard."

https://www.pedalbox.com/en/audi/a7-.../pedalbox.html
That's pretty shocking advice they give out there.

There will be a question on the Statement of Fact relevant to vehicle modifications, usually along the lines of "any alteration to the manufacturer's standard specification...". If you've answered no and then alter your car, then potentially your insurance contact could be invalid unless you inform your insurer and they accept the modification (either at normal terms or subject to a premium load). Some insurers just don't entertain modifications what so ever, so you will need to check with your own insurers.
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Old 18-06-2018, 04:47 PM   #15
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I had to Google the pedal box and whilst I would always advise to inform your insurer they say this...

"Will my insurance cover remain unaffected?
Your insurance cover will not be affected since the engine remains standard."

https://www.pedalbox.com/en/audi/a7-.../pedalbox.html
It should really say your insurance shouldn't be affected as the product doesn't increase performance but please inform your insurance.
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Old 18-06-2018, 07:09 PM   #16
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I had to Google the pedal box and whilst I would always advise to inform your insurer they say this...

"Will my insurance cover remain unaffected?
Your insurance cover will not be affected since the engine remains standard."

https://www.pedalbox.com/en/audi/a7-.../pedalbox.html
Lol - a bit like asking a barber if you need a haircut
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I think I'd rather have that statement from my insurer than the retailer though !!

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Yup, why I said I would always inform, that way there is no ambiguity or voiding of policy.
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