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    Default 2.0 DTI tuning box ....... which

    im looking to get a tuning box for mine but i thought id do some research first,

    can you get them so that there switchable (can a switch be fitted on the dash) so you can use it only when you req that little extra zip?

    what price can i expect to pay?

    any info appreciated about tunning boxes would be gratefully recieved

    the car is a 52 plate 2.0 Dti Elite

    thanks in advance

    Steve

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    anyone ??

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    Swap it for a 1.9CDti of a lower spec mate

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    cant do that mate , its got too many toys LOL

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    Trust me, the speed increase would bring a big smile to your face, my last one was a 2.0Dti.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveH
    cant do that mate , its got too many toys LOL


    I think Steve would lose too much money Bandrew (or have to go for a much lower spec) if he did a 'swap'. I think he was hoping for a reply concerning tuning boxes!

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    Ok this has been discussed a fair few times i'll find the links later but off the top of my head heres some info. No they are not switchable and as far as i know one person has tried to do it without any luck.

    2nd, I reckon your looking at about the £220-£240 mark for a box with wiring loom, although on yours i reckon a little bit of wire twisting/soldering is required for the injection pump and accelarator wires.

    There are a few suppliers out there who do tuning does for the DTi we have one that is an approved trader here in the Approved Traders section. Have a look there and I'm sure there will be a link to his site.

    HTH

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    You are looking at an increase of around 25bhp with a tuning box on the 2.0 DTi m8
    There are several suppliers to go for. Look in the approved traders section

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    Anyone know what kind of a gain i`d get from fitting a tunning box to a 2.2 dti ????

    Answers on a pigeon pls
    Last edited by Caterman; 21st September 2006 at 23:58.

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    about the same 25-30bhp,
    Last edited by Caterman; 21st September 2006 at 23:58.

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