Told by VW dealership  my 2009 Jetta TDI needed a DPF replacement. After much research I decided on DPF delete with a Malone stage 2 tune combined with DSG transmission tune. Could not be happier with the job done by CR Performance and the performance increase with my Jetta! This upgrade is shown to incresase MPG up to 10%. At this time I am happy enough with the engine performance and transmission shifting alone. Any increase in MPG will just be icing on the cake. 

Special thanks to CR Perfomance in Peoria IL for professional, excellent work and Malone for an upgrade that turned my Jetta into a completely different drive. 


I purchased a 2010 Jetta Sportwagen with 94,000 miles about a month ago.Before I made my first payment the DPF light came on.I tried all the methods of forced regeneration to no avail.Took the car to VW dealer who confirmed DPF filter replacement was needed.I decided to go the delete and tune route.I did a lot of research on TDI forums and the consensus was over whelming that the Malone Stage 2 combined with the DSG tune was the best option.After further research I found Andrew at fixmyvw.com was my best option.I communicated with Andrew on many occasions both through telephone and email,he was always very courteous and professional.I sent him my ecm and he had it back in the mail the same day he received it.There are very good instructional videos on the website.I received the DSG loaner tool and not being very computer literate struggled but Andrew got me through it.The Stage 2 performs as advertised but considering, I really did not want to spend the money for the Dsg tune all I can say is wow if I did not know better I would think I had a new transmission.I have not had time to get an exact mpg estimate,but it looks like between +3 and +6 mpg. You are truly blessed to have dealers like Andrew at fixmyvw.com I could not have completed this job with out his assistance Thank you for your high standards in tunes and dealers. Thank You JERALD

2013 Passat TDI SE DSG, CR140 Stage 1.5 (now Stage 2) with DSG Tune Love the extra torque and the DSG shifting now. Loads more scoot off the line and passing on the highway is downright quick. This is the way this car should have been from the factory. Special mention to Charles of CR Performance in Peoria, IL. Outstanding service and even came to me in Chicago to do the tune. Highly recommended for any of your needs.

I couldn't be more happier over the increase in performance and throttle response, the increase in low end power. Charles was very professional thought the entire process and the communication before and after the work was first class. I can't say enough of the tune and work completed but would like to add more for the shop and old school customer service. 2 thumbs and 2 toes for the CR team!
I just had my 3rd timing belt, water pump and idlers replaced at Digisports. My bug has had nothing but minor maintenance since new. I had Brian do the stage 1 tune at 270,000 miles. I now have driven over 10,000 miles on the tune with no problems. This is the way VW should have done it. I still get better than 42mpg overall with most of my driving between 65 and 80. I put over 100 miles a day with about 90% highway. I am looking forward to stepping up to the stage 3 tune with clutch and injectors when she reaches 350,000 miles. No regrets, great response with no noticeable smoke or dead spots.
After reading about the performance gains from Malone tuning I wanted to get it done but there wasn't a tuner nearby. Then Cr Performance popped up in Peoria IL just a few miles from where I live so I contacted Charles of CR Performance and eventually ended up with the 2.0 tune DPF delete and also the DSG tune for my 2011 JSW TDI. Needless to say this transformed my car dramatically. I have surprised more than a few "sports car" drivers. Charles made the experience very positive, is super professional and has a great shop. I would not hesitate to recommend Malone, Diesel Dubs and CR Performance.
My 2013 Passat SEL TDI went out of warranty in March of this year. I decided I wanted to take grandpas car and make it a little more fun to drive :-). You see, I have to come to Indy nearly every week for cancer treatments at the VA. So, I wanted to get a little more MPGs if I could. I elected to go with the stage 2 non delete tune with the DSG tune as well. I chose to go to VAwter, what great people. They made me feel right at home. Bill went to work on my car and explained each step as he went along. Not minding I was looking over his shoulder the whole time:-). When he was done we took it for short spin and it felt like a completely different car. The responsiveness was incredible! But I didn't get the whole effect till I went home. A 200 mile trip one way. Not only was it more fun to drive, but if I kept my foot out of it (which is very hard to do) I got better MPGs than before. I also had them do the 40000 mile DSG service two days later showing up with a huge grin on my face. Again, Bill explained everything he did and made sure he showed me the old fluid and filter. I'm so impressed with the work that was done that they will get all of my business from now on.
I Have a 2009 TDI Jetta. I always hated how it drove starting out in first to second gear and the lag it had. I decided to do the DPF Delete with the stage 2 tune. I would have gone higher but I am still making payments. I was SO impressed how this car drives and how it sounds! I love the turbo spool and now it sounds and smells like a diesel! I went with BuzzKen exhaust for the delete and mid-pipe. I got it from AARogriguez in GA, USA. They do the tune and everything at their shop. I'v been reading up on tunes and performance parts for about a year now. This is the best tune you can get and I was able to do all the work myself. I have already recommended this tune to VW TDI drivers! And I'm still looking out for more people I can recommend this to! Thank you SOOO much Malone for all the answers, assistance, performance and being the greatest tune EVER!
Absolutely LOVE the tune and dpf delete. Couldn't be more happy with the work. I had the dpf delete installed by Charles in Peoria Illinois. Great guy to deal with and was very speedy about everything. Let me sit and watch him do everything and even gave me a few pointers on other mods that he recommends. Thanks a million!!!! The stage 2 and dsg tune from mark is fantastic!! I have always got tunes from mark and have never been disappointed with his work. You rock mark!!
Previously I had a Revo tune which certainly provided power, however caused the opposite of smooth performance. After careful evaluation of all my options I decided to go with a Malone tune. As of now I have had the new stage 2 tune in my CR140 VW Sportwagen for over two years. Having been through each season twice since getting the tune I can honestly say his work is phenomenal. The effects of the tune are just as exciting today as when I had it done. The raw power never fails to thrill and the increased smoothness through the power band, providing a consistently hard pull from start to finish, is just icing on the cake. With over 100 Degree days in the summers and negative degree days in the winters this tune has not caused any issues and my EGT stats have remained healthy. I cannot recommend his services enough!

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