Welcome to NoobTune – The home of Saab ECU upgrades

2022 – Celebrating 12 years of remapping our beloved Saabs.

Latest:
With Swedish Day and Saabs United meets in the bag, the next biggie is SaabFest, again at The Mill @ Crewkerne, on the weekend of July 29th to 31st.
Customers please note:
NOOBTUNE WILL BE CLOSED FROM THURSDAY JULY 28TH THROUGH TO MONDAY AUGUST 15TH
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Popular Upgrades

Saab 9-5 AERO (B235R)
250bhp & 350nm
Stage 1 – Software only upgrade to
275bhp & 420nm

Saab 9-3 1.8t/2.0t (B207E/L)
150hp/230nm 175hp/260nm
Stage 1 – Software upgrade only to
220bhp & 360nm


All T5, T7 & T8 (petrol) Remaps are available.
Prices start from just £90 in person or £100 if done by post (you send me the ECU)
Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3. Custom stage Mapping to 600hp is available upon request.
(Current highest 9-5 petrol map sits at 565hp and 661nm!!!!)

Please go to the Remapping page for details of which vehicles
are supported and what can be achieved

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Danny Johnson
Danny Johnson
2022-07-16T16:13:28+0000
Did a stage 1 on my vectra 2.0T. I was lead to believe it hadn’t had a map before but upon inspection turned out it had... already got a map on it, well it certainly didn’t feel like it had one, after Karl did his magic he removed the other one and put his on and well, the rest speaks for itself in my opinion, the torque is just immense compared to how it was and I couldn’t be any happier with the service, absolutely sound bloke and very knowledgeable indeed, 100% recommendread more
Laurynas Marcius
Laurynas Marcius
2022-07-15T19:37:29+0000
Anyone who owns a Saab needs to contact this man.. Done my 9-3 Aero stage 1 and deleted my o2 and sai for a very... reasonable price.. nearly had to go change my trousers.. he is a total legend and very i mean very knowledgeable man when it comes to Saab. 🙏😁read more
Marcus Sciolti
Marcus Sciolti
2022-06-18T09:46:19+0000
Super knowledgeable guy and charges close to nothing for the service he provides.My 9-3 was having a misfire issue... afterwards as the ignition coils were likely on their way out anyway, but was really helpful after in helping me diagnose it ectread more
Iain Lindsay
Iain Lindsay
2022-05-19T18:36:55+0000
Had my 93 1.8t remapped to Stage 1. sent the ECU on Monday and by Thursday evening I was running out of road! What a... difference and the autobox seems to thrive on it. Highly recommended.read more
Kevin Darnell
Kevin Darnell
2022-03-09T18:40:46+0000
Well what can I say.... but WOW !!! .....My Saab 1.8t is transformed into the car it should of been Thankyou Karl... 👍read more
Aaron Kendrick
Aaron Kendrick
2022-02-19T00:34:44+0000
Had my 9-3 2.0t mapped here to stage 1, cant recommend Karl enough. Sorted my check engine light from not having a... second lambda sensor too (due to 3" decat downpipe)read more
Carl Stan
Carl Stan
2022-02-12T16:32:28+0000
Karl is the real deal. Knowledgable, enthusiastic and extremely helpful. I cant recommend him enough. My 2.0T 9-3 Aero... was remapped by him approximately 6 months ago and has been performing majestically ever since! - More usable power, torque and economy. Hard to believe you can get a genuine additional 40bhp power boost without any snags or expensive modifications to the car - but that's what you get - the best £90 I've ever spent on a vehicle and I've spent quite a bit on car upgrades in the past! - So if you are at all worried about "messing about with your car" dont be, as you can trust Karl. Call him, tell him what you require and book an appointment for a remap. He knows his stuff and you wont regret it!read more
James Baker
James Baker
2022-02-09T17:31:01+0000
Karl has been excellent. Not only has the map he provided been superb, his prices are extremely reasonable & his... advice/insight into all things Saab tuning has proven invaluable to my B235R build.read more
Dave Tillbury
Dave Tillbury
2021-12-19T11:56:51+0000
I bought a Vauxhall corsa B, b235r viggen powered from Mark Carby, it has a noobtune stage 3 map on it plus Karl did... lots of other crazy stuff to get the ecu to run in this car, I’m told it was quite a job but Karl took it in his stride and did it with ease!. The car is mental it flies I have owned big power cars in the past but this is something very different I would highly highly recommend Karl’s work to anyone, a very clever guy that knows exactly what he is doing. Not much more I can say apart from get it done asap for miles of smiles 👌😊read more
John Adair
John Adair
2021-11-05T13:43:25+0000
Just received my stage 1 tuned ECU back from Noobtune. Sent it off on Tuesday and got it back Friday morning. Easy to... remove and fit as per Karl’s instructions. WHAT A DIFFERENCE! The car is a Saab 1.8T ‘56 plate and it’s been revitalised. The car pulls at lower revs and 3rd gear is a joy as it accelerates far quicker. On the motorway 5th has so much more power. The torque increase is hugely noticeable throughout the gears. If you’ve not Noobtuned your Saab with Karl you’re missing out!read more
Boysie Taylor
Boysie Taylor
2021-07-24T14:01:05+0000
Just got back from getting car tuned and wow what a major difference thank you very much mate I’m very happy
Ed Mullis
Ed Mullis
2021-07-15T18:20:21+0000
Karl is an incredibly knowledgable guy! Cannot recommend him highly enough! All questions answered quickly and... efficiently! If only everyone was this good and helpful. Thank youread more
Eoin Donoghue
Eoin Donoghue
2021-07-12T12:25:10+0000
I got a stage 2 map from Karl for my 9-5 2.0T running 250hp, feels very fast and is not much worse on fuel than when I... got the car first (2.0t stage 1) Karl is absolutely great to deal with, fast service and very fairly priced.also having the open Sid makes life easy trying to sort little non-map related teething issues!now, the question is, do I need a downpipe and a stage 3 map? 😅read more
Joseph Breen
Joseph Breen
2021-07-08T20:53:02+0000
had my 2005 saab 9-5 vector sport 2.0t tuned. stage 1 tune makes a huge difference. I would highly recommend and... will return in the future. thanks again Karl.regards Josephread more
Martyn Brown
Martyn Brown
2021-06-04T16:41:55+0000
Been today to have my 9-3 1.8t remapped to stage one. 2hr drive but well worth it, Wow, literally wow! What a... difference, can't thank or recommend Karl enough, what this guy doesn't know about saabs, isn't worth knowing. Very friendly, knowledgeable and can't do enough for you at a ridiculous price too! Would highly rate and you won't be disappointed, going to take a while to get the grin off my face. Thanks again Karl, Martyn, Accrington. 👍😁read more
Antony Crist
Antony Crist
2021-05-29T21:15:19+0000
Great map very fast been on Karl’s map for 2 years very safe don’t think to go anywhere else when Karl can do it for you
Jimbo Thunder Pants
Jimbo Thunder Pants
2021-05-25T03:55:43+0000
Extremely knowledgeable, faultless service,wouldn’t hesitate to recommend 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽Very happy with stage one to 9-3... Aero.Thanks for the stereo advice too whilst I was there.A veritable font of wisdom ☝️read more
Mark Stokes
Mark Stokes
2021-01-23T17:37:05+0000
Took my Vectra 2.0t to Karl for a remap last year. Omg what unbelievable difference! Karl explained everything he was... doing why he was doing it and what difference it would make. He certainly knows engines these engines inside out. And like he says he doesn't have fancy premises so charges are kept low and I don't think I've seen anyone cheaper and definitely not seen anyone better! Thanks Karl. ps sorry for the late review 😬read more
Phil Taylor
Phil Taylor
2021-01-13T21:14:33+0000
Great results! But more so is the response during his off time over Christmas. Great knowledge and turnaround superb.... This is the 3rd time using Karl and won’t hesitate to recommend. My stage 3 plus is a different car altogether. Thank you.read more
Darek Fandrych
Darek Fandrych
2020-10-24T16:57:02+0000
Extreme amount of knowledge that Karl has is just incredible. Very helpfull and lovely to chat with. He has done stg3... remap on my 9-5 Aero today. Cannot recommend him enough. Superb experience meeting him in person.read more
Ioannis Vatikiotis
Ioannis Vatikiotis
2020-10-24T14:26:29+0000
Extremely knowledgeable helping me having one of the World’s fastest if not the fastest 2.0T 93SS.
Dominik Hayman
Dominik Hayman
2020-09-13T20:44:19+0000
Karl is on point! Now so is my 2008 9-3 Can’t recommend enough! Quick turnaround and very helpful.
Craig Whitehouse
Craig Whitehouse
2020-08-22T09:59:29+0000
karl did a stage one remap on my 2008 9-3, 2.0t auto this morning .From standstill the car is a completely different... beast !! No more waiting for the gearbox to gather momentum & for the first time in this car I experienced torque steer 😂Mid range is now far more eager & can gain much more pace for much less throttle input.For what Karl charges for this service I fail to see how you can go wrong.Great service from a guy who knows what he's doing. Highly recommendedread more
Jamie Smith
Jamie Smith
2020-07-30T16:18:58+0000
Sent my ecu for a remap and I love the results!! Thanks Karl I’m very happy with what you have done
Crow Davis
Crow Davis
2020-07-25T11:14:56+0000
Its a 10 from me 👍 highly recommend. A cracking map from a cracking chap. VIVA LA NOOBTUNE 😀
Joshua Rory Bailey
Joshua Rory Bailey
2020-07-15T21:09:53+0000
Sent my ECU to Karl via Post - Item was back 3 days later and the car is transformed. If you have a T7 or T8 powered... engine this truly transforms the carread more
Lee Cormack
Lee Cormack
2020-07-04T12:06:34+0000
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Superb service, wonderfully knowledgeable. would highly recommend Karl.
Daniel Aldridge
Daniel Aldridge
2020-06-28T10:20:03+0000
Had my car remapped by Karl yesterday and cannot express how happy I am with it! It's made a huge difference, Karl is... also a very helpful person who has told me everything about the saab engine and what common things to look out for on them! very knowledgeable person and I will be back in the future for a stage 2 or possibly more with him! thanks again Karl⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐read more
Graham Mundy
Graham Mundy
2020-06-20T12:45:57+0000
I've now got the pleasure of grinning to the fabulous performance gain as a result of Karl injecting his Noobtune magic... into the ECU. What a difference in terms of throttle response, smoothness and a power gain of nearly 50%..... A big bang for not a lot of bucks! Thanks very much Karl 😀read more
Dylan Banner
Dylan Banner
2020-05-25T23:56:56+0000
awesome guy noes everything about saabs he's work is 100%and he's prices are even better,,
Callum Stronach
Callum Stronach
2020-05-20T15:14:48+0000
Great remap, fast turnround sent on Monday back on Wednesday and a great price too.
Bobby Pass
Bobby Pass
2020-05-14T09:18:14+0000
I had my 9-3 (2.0t) remapped by Karl last summer. I posted my ECU out and it was back with me a couple of days later...... top service! The remap completely transformed the car. Hoping to get my 9-5 Aero done very soon! 💯read more
Daniel Shirley
Daniel Shirley
2020-04-29T16:55:49+0000
very good service quick responses and clear advise, can't wait to see what the car can do when we're aloud back out 🙂
Derek Williams
Derek Williams
2020-04-14T11:52:36+0000
First of all great communications Explained all I needed to know Quick return of updated ecuAs to performance WOWI... never knew the old girl had it in herJust waiting for clearance to really let her goAll round very happy with outcomeread more
Stephen Round
Stephen Round
2020-03-15T10:30:27+0000
karl is very knowledgable. efficient with his service, gives you very good advice.also makes sure there is no problems... with the installed map. I had a stage one on my sabb 93 aero yesterday. it has transformed my car. I'm blown away by the results, smiles all the way. 😁😁😁I will be going back again soon, his service is second too none. and also a great price too. thanks karl. kind regards steve.read more
Ryan Johnson
Ryan Johnson
2020-02-29T13:15:29+0000
just had my 93 aero mapped and its totally transformed the car the torque and power delivery is fantastic. karl is also... a genuine and very knowledgeable guy. thanks karl and I'm sure I will see you again soon!read more
Dean Wilson
Dean Wilson
2019-12-31T16:51:17+0000
amazing service carl really knows his Saabs the car is totally transformed after his stage 1 also had a second key... coded very happy customerread more
Curt Holmes
Curt Holmes
2019-12-27T04:16:21+0000
Karl does amazing tunes, he done 3 for me and will be looking for a 4th shortly .Highly recommend.
CB Sixty-Six
CB Sixty-Six
2019-11-06T22:06:44+0000
Just returned from Karls with my 93 Aero. Very friendly and knowledgable guy, but more important my Saab (now stage 1)... is pulling like a train. very pleased You really can tell the difference ! Highly recommended.read more
Mark Ross
Mark Ross
2019-10-31T14:17:24+0000
Just had my 95 aero stage 3 tuned by noobtune and I can not recommend Karl enough , sent my Ecu by post on Monday and... it was back Wednesday , now it’s back in omg it’s awesome what a total difference 👍👍👍read more
Luke Hinojosa
Luke Hinojosa
2019-09-18T06:30:47+0000
Amazing service from such a friendly guy. Made a hell of a difference for my new turbo and was essentially talked and... made wiser about the whole thing. HIGHLY recommend noobtune wouldn’t take it anywhere else! Thanks againread more
Mishi Biro
Mishi Biro
2019-09-09T18:57:59+0000
Great service. Amazing improvement for the price. High technical knowledge there and great advices from Karl. Highly... recommended!read more
Anthony Money
Anthony Money
2019-09-07T16:13:25+0000
Just back from a visit with Karl, I have a 2009 Aero Vert, 40 extra horses transform the car😊Lovely chap with immense... Knowledge, the slippery slope has begun..Sports Cat and 3” down pipe 🤔🤔read more
Adam Dobermanski
Adam Dobermanski
2019-08-31T13:04:37+0000
Thanks for sorting the 93 b207r , lovely drive back through north York’s feeling a lot more lively thanks very much
Riccardo C. Ferdenzi
Riccardo C. Ferdenzi
2019-08-30T16:57:44+0000
Karl you’re the man!!! Awesome , professional work and kindness!!! Top-quality brand for Saabs. RCF ~ Turin, IT
Dean William Gordon
Dean William Gordon
2019-08-29T02:33:58+0000
Great service. Great guy. Extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Turned my car into a monster!!!
Daniel Whitcher
Daniel Whitcher
2019-08-22T07:13:19+0000
351 miles round trip was worth the drive he know his stuff as my ecu was no good would not read out he sorted me out... with a new ecu and remapped that the car is now fantastic thank youread more
David Andrew Marchant
David Andrew Marchant
2019-08-18T20:52:37+0000
hands down the best tuner for Saab. Turned my 9-3 Aero into a beast to drive . my second Saab he has done. Thank you... Karl you're a legend.read more
Rob John
Rob John
2019-07-29T11:47:32+0000
Took my 93 convertible to SAABFEST for a stage 1 re map. By the time I’d finished the picnic I was driving away in a... completely different car. Great service and sound advice.read more
Mark Tansey
Mark Tansey
2019-07-20T10:50:48+0000
Stage1 remap by Karl this morning. Friendly, knowledgeable chap. Great improvement on the 9-3 Aero cab. Cheers Karl👍🏻
Colin Beatson
Colin Beatson
2019-07-07T11:58:48+0000
Remaps on any petrol powered Saab. Astonishing results every time, 5*****
Kevin Whittaker
Kevin Whittaker
2019-06-19T18:30:43+0000
Just had my 9-3 Aero convertible remapped by Karl at noobtune. Fantastic service and super fast turnaround. The car... drives just like an Aero should, very happy and highly recommended. Thanksread more
Macca Milner
Macca Milner
2019-04-16T10:39:37+0000
Sent Karl my Ecu and was returned 2 days later with stage 1. Really good service and the car running like a dream.... Thanks Karl:)read more
Daniel Plant
Daniel Plant
2019-04-15T15:54:47+0000
Just had stage 1 remap on my z20net by Karl, good communication and fast reply. Great value for money, car is running... so much smoother. Definitely be back.read more
Mateusz Kupka
Mateusz Kupka
2019-04-11T08:31:25+0000
I had my MY08 9-3 2.0T remapped to a stage 1 by noobtune. Great communication and advice from Karl. I have posted my... ECU on Monday morning and received it back on Wednesday. I was happy with every single stage of the service. Most importantly, my Aero feels much smoother and pulls away much better. I can highly recommend noobtune!Thank you Karl! 👏🙏🍻🚗read more
Nicki Clipston
Nicki Clipston
2019-04-09T20:18:11+0000
Had many re maps off karl for my saabs, always 100% happy, great maps & lovely guy aswell
Piotr Nowosielski
Piotr Nowosielski
2019-03-23T16:18:49+0000
Great service, very good communication, Karl reply all my emails almost immediately, ECU came next day. Thank You again!
David Bradnam
David Bradnam
2019-03-13T20:45:15+0000
Wanted to say thank you and share my experience. ECU was away a total of 3 days. that's including the day of send off... and day received. was updated throughout the process, driving my car tonight and wow. it is a different car, very responsive in 1st and 2nd compared to factory and from 3rd gear onwards it just pulls hard. it's so much easier to drive without having to accelerate as much. I cannot recommend enough.read more
Pietro Micchia
Pietro Micchia
2018-11-08T17:49:58+0000
Super Kerl und Hammer Preise schneller service
Kris Saabe
Kris Saabe
2018-11-06T22:35:55+0000
Awesome guy, knows what he's on about. Brought my car to life and some. Looking forward to more visits we'll worth... every penny every minute I can give. Very friendly and welcoming plenty of advise given I feel reassured with my plans. Thank you so much Karl 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👊🏻👊🏻👊🏻read more
James Webb
James Webb
2018-05-23T18:36:08+0000
I can highly recommend Karl, great advice and knowledge and very helpful and a quick turn around on doing the remap on... my trionic 5 ecu, my 93 now goes like a rocketread more
Szilárd Szilágyi
Szilárd Szilágyi
2018-04-23T21:50:21+0000
Paul Hill
Paul Hill
2018-03-03T21:37:48+0000
Tom Russell
Tom Russell
2017-12-31T13:33:36+0000
Excellent specialist understanding of all Saab models. Great advice, guidance and troubleshooting support. Immediate... acknowledgement of any common issues from symptoms and looking over engine (spark plugs/hoses) which were both faults on my car which I was unaware of but once changed made a huge difference. Map is much smoother and instantaneous delivery with huge torque increase to the standard 9-5 Aero 2004. Keep up the great work Karl. Happy new year buddy. Tom.read more
Duane Bray
Duane Bray
2017-12-07T11:29:06+0000
Jo Finlayson
Jo Finlayson
2017-11-07T22:13:15+0000
Had all of my Saab’s tuned by Noobtune. Excellent value for money and great service. Always put a smile on my face... driving a noob tuned carread more
Mark Crawford
Mark Crawford
2017-10-31T10:30:49+0000
Had my 93ss 1.8t mapped by noobtune sent over the bin file got it edited and emailed back as I live in Northern... Ireland. don't do stages but it ment to be around 270bhp+ and 420nm of torque with its supporting mods. Karl is a fantastic guy top notch maps and took no delay in editing the map when needed and always kind enough to give advice on saab's.read more
Lee Taylor
Lee Taylor
2017-09-29T16:08:26+0000
Karl is an absolute wizard and the font of all knowledge when it comes to ECU's (and a few other things too!)He's... done a few maps for me now and they've all been spot on. He's always happy to help, really friendly and is more than willing to share his knowledge. Cracking bloke too.I can't recommend him highly enough.read more
Josh Parr Cait Campbell
Josh Parr Cait Campbell
2017-08-20T10:12:09+0000
Absolutely transformed my og 93 2.0t ! Drives like a different car much smoother when i let off pulls much harder than... before. And most of all a cracking guy with a huge amount of knowledge ! Helped me out with a few other bits to make my car run better, needless to say i will be back for a stage 3 next year !!read more
Carl Richmond
Carl Richmond
2017-07-26T21:12:28+0000
Very trustworthy genuine guy and exellent service. Stage 3 map and car feels greeeat
Oz Ghani
Oz Ghani
2017-07-18T16:49:04+0000
Great to meet Karl, such a nice chap with a huge amount of tuning and saab knowledge. Had a stage 1 for my 93 1.8t... estate, it's now the car it should be, fast and running like a dream! Thanks very much Karl ;0)read more
Steve Ward
Steve Ward
2017-05-09T21:40:50+0000
Brilliant guy who brilliantly remapped my viggen and turned it into an absolute beast !
Simon Megaw
Simon Megaw
2017-05-04T19:06:09+0000
Sent my ecu to Noob on Tues and it was returned Thurs, superb service. Initial thoughts on the car now, mid range... torque has a significant increase and the car in generally drives brilliant. Noob has transformed the driveability and performance.read more
Josh Tarn
Josh Tarn
2017-03-11T19:22:22+0000
Carsten Urbani
Carsten Urbani
2017-02-27T10:08:47+0000
Been going to Karl now for 5 years, dont be put off by price, he does this because he loves Saabs and enjoys peoples... reactions to their new remap.ive had remaps at his house and also postal remaps aswell, never had any problems and there has always been aftercare if ive had a problem with my hardware. Top man 😃read more
Juš Avguštin
Juš Avguštin
2017-02-24T18:52:44+0000
Gareth Morris
Gareth Morris
2017-02-23T22:32:33+0000
Karl worked his magic on my 93 tonight. The stage 1 has completely changed the car. All I can say is wow! His knowledge... is second to none and his customer skills are awesome. Definitely planning stage 2. Thanks a lot Karl and keep up the amazing work.read more
Lloyd Wood
Lloyd Wood
2017-01-27T19:52:49+0000
Karl did his magic yet again... the drive home was amazing... my 9-5 wagon has been transformed....
Matt Witte
Matt Witte
2017-01-21T18:47:41+0000
Ian Foster
Ian Foster
2017-01-20T00:24:40+0000
Dane Guy
Dane Guy
2016-12-29T23:03:47+0000
Just been noobtuned!! Karl turned my lazy 9-3 into a beast!! Full of knowledge, what a guy!!
Craig Mcphee
Craig Mcphee
2016-12-28T21:25:36+0000
Mike Knowles
Mike Knowles
2016-12-26T19:02:13+0000
Rashid Mohammed
Rashid Mohammed
2016-12-02T18:31:03+0000
This man knows what he is doing when it comes to remapping Saabs
Kieran Scannell
Kieran Scannell
2016-09-04T21:01:30+0000
Had a noobtune stage 3+ on my og93 b204.. this was around 4 months ago, 7k miles daily driver and giving it ALOT of... stick including the drag strip on the map.It's been flawless.. not even so.much had an hiccup. She puts a smile on my face every day �Karl certain knows his stuff! Educated me when I went for the map. Wouldn't go anywhere else.read more
Scott Johnston
Scott Johnston
2016-09-01T18:44:13+0000
Tony Freestone
Tony Freestone
2016-06-25T11:34:06+0000
Brilliant guy, full of knowledge and couldn't have been more helpful.Thanks Karl, you have totally changed my car for... the betterread more
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