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    Default Remap now done!!

    Had the remap completed on my vectra XP1 last night!

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    I know it takes a while to see gains but what do you think so far?

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    I think its great, gonna take around 50-100 miles to see the remap take full force

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    cool, would be interesting to find out what you think after a week or so. How much did you pay and where did you go?

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    i went to Map-Tech they are based in Lincoln but will come to you. The owner Gareth is a good lad and very knowledgeable. Have you had yours done?

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    No not had mine done. It's a toss up with a new double din stereo (as I have had my dash led conversion done) or a re-map. I've only had the car a few weeks so could probably live without a power hike for now even though I do feel the 150 cdti could do with a touch more torque

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    I've only had mine for 2 weeks as well but I bought a DTUK tuning box that took it to 206bhp but it didnt feel too good and would probably break something if it stayed on, so went for the professional option

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    I'm glad you said that as I was looking at one of those, def gonna give the tunning box a miss

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    Yeah I wouldn't touch them to be honest. Puts too much power to the front wheels.

    All it does is basically make the engine run rich by pushing more diesel through

    They only do these for diesels as it makes them faster where as they have a negative effect on a petrol

    But....the engine running rich can cause all sorts of issues

    I don't know what to do to mine next?

    Any ideas?

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    thanks for the info.

    Depends, are you after performance or styling. Personally I like to make the interior a nicer place to be. As I said earlier I've had all the dash lights from the terrible orange to blue/white/red, this made such a difference and something you can appreciate even during the day. Also changed poor dipped beam for 8k hid's (I would say 6k would be even better),which if your like me and drive down country roads is a bit of a godsend

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