As some of you know I was not very happy after my Redline Rolling Road.
After my vist back to Regal today I feel a lot better, but a little confused.
Scan 1 = Car as totally standard
Scan 2 = Car 1yr latter after Airbox Mod / K&N filter / Duel exhaust / Re-map / Full service/ as you can see my figures have gone down. At the time I just could not believe it , the car was driving much better pulling harder and just plain faster. Yet the figures tell me that every mod and my own feeling about the way the car now drives are wrong.
Scan 3 and 4 at Regal. As you can see figures are much more in-line with what you should expect from the work/money I have spent. And more to the point, much more in-line with how I believe the car is now driving.
So why and which is right.
Regal gave me some explanations/possible
1. They did not take the ABS off at Redline before run (done by taking the car up to 60mph and letting it slow to standstill before the power run
2. Car got to hot before run (car was left on tick over for a full half hour before rollers) resulting in the ECU backing off to protect the engine
3. The best gear is 4th not 3rd as it is a better load bearer
4. They are idiots their road is rubbish, they donít know what they are doing , they donít know Vauxhalls.
Me I have no idea.
I do know that the guy at Redline thinks he knows it all and everyone else does crap maps and is a bit short and rude with people and very eager to get it all over and done with and sell his own live maps.
I also know that most other people got the figures around about what they expected.
I do know that the Owner at Regal Chris is very rude and finds it hard to listen (but did the RR for free)
I also think that if you set up a RR to make my car look good a figure closer to 170bhp would be a better target to make.
164bhp is not fantastic but kinda right for my car, the RR was only opened when I got there. I was with the guy the whole time and he knew nothing of my car or what I had had done. I know this because we went over it all after the Run so he could add it to the printout.
Most off all I believe the way the car drives after the re-map 164bhp and 148.4 lbft is just right in my book.