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    Default Somebody work out my power at the flywheel?

    Hi, my Vectra 120 has been running at 134 bhp at the wheels, can somebody work out what this would be at the flywheel please.

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    157bhp if you assume gearbox efficiency is 85%.

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    is that with a tuning box or remap?

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    Thats with a remap, open air filter with cold feed, Although it felt much more powerful with a caterman.

    Not a bad figure but i still need more power.

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    Put the power box on too lol

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    Thats a really interesting point actually.. what happens if you put your tuning box on once youve had a remap- recipe for disaster??

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrantAbs7 View Post
    Thats a really interesting point actually.. what happens if you put your tuning box on once youve had a remap- recipe for disaster??
    some folk are already doing this, although you need to have a fully adjustable tuning box

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    This is the route im thinking of going down

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    Well i had a quick look around diff sites on whether its wise to use both together and the general feeling was that it didnt really increase performance but it did produce a tonne of black soot/smoke because it overfuels the car? If anybody is using both what did you find?

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    Mine's had a remap to, running 146 at the wheels without anything else changed, although still thinking about placing in another airfilter

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