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    Vehicle : Mk1 renault scenic... I know I know but it drives

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    Engine : 1.6 16v

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    Default Tuning box or not?

    Basically have the chance to get dtuk box at a good price.

    Now I had an Eco 3 and crd-t on my Astra loved them both.
    So thinking the power for the cash would be great.

    But I've heard people have had problems fuel pump wise on the v6 being tuning.

    Anyone hear had problems?

    Someone else tell me buy it please lol

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    Vehicle : vectra

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    IMO Te it would be a map all day long tbh it's your car but if I had a tuning boxy would through it away an save for a map matey
    Vectra vxr custome remaps egr deletes dpf and diagnostic work all remaps are custome bench tuning avalible all genuine equipment PM for info

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    Listen to Paul. He's the Vectra guru

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    Lol cheers Wilko
    Vectra vxr custome remaps egr deletes dpf and diagnostic work all remaps are custome bench tuning avalible all genuine equipment PM for info

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    Vehicle : Opel Signum

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    I have a Steinbauer one since December. My car has 155k miles on the clock (ECU says 169k so obviously been clocked) and I've had no problems whatsoever! Almost 10k with the box and really happy. I was against tuning this engine, but considering the way I drive the extra power is not gonna do much harm.

    Tested in all conditions. Once to England, twice to Germany, around town, open road,...getting almost 2mpg more with the same driving style

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    Vehicle : Facelift Insignia/Corsa D

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    Give it a try fella, sometimes the boxes are better than the remaps done by those who buy a laptop and recon they are a "tuner"

    If you don't think it's any good then you can sell it on and pay for a decent remap from a known tuner

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    Vehicle : Mk1 renault scenic... I know I know but it drives

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    Right I'm trying to be a bit more necky and get some more cash knocked off.

    But looks like I am gonna get it

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    Is it the £110 quid one? I think it belongs to a member on here

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    Yeah it is yeah. hhmm wonder if it is. Coz we came to an agreed lower price but if it a me member here could maybe do a deal an save the fees

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    Well some one else offerd a higher amount.
    so o well looks like staying standard a bit longer

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