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    Is it true that the ecu will notice the changes a tuning box brings,and slowly bring the car back to standard ?
    Just somthing I heard,and now I'm getting paranoid !

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    The tuning box provides a low fuel pressure reading to the ecu. The ecu believes this reading so can not self adjust. I've had a box on my car for 90k now and still goes the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sdemps View Post
    The tuning box provides a low fuel pressure reading to the ecu. The ecu believes this reading so can not self adjust. I've had a box on my car for 90k now and still goes the same.

    OK,thanks for that.
    I must just be getting used to it !

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    Also,I've got mine set on No. 11 Its a DTUK Green Box.(older one).
    How low will it go before I get plumes of smoke ?

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    All cars are different so just keep turning it up (Unless you have a DPF)

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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    All cars are different so just keep turning it up (Unless you have a DPF)
    Thanks for that, I've gone to No. 9 now ... WHOOSH !
    I'll keep it there for a while,its quick enough for me now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mickyh7 View Post
    CDTi 150
    Is it true that the ecu will notice the changes a tuning box brings,and slowly bring the car back to standard ?
    Just somthing I heard,and now I'm getting paranoid !
    hi mickyh7 , you know what mate i asked the same question about 12 months ago .
    put tunning box on car feels great for 2 or 3 days then on day 3 seems to revert back to stantard power again , 100% defernate pattern to this because tryed it dozens of times to make sure it was'nt in my head , just wondering if latest vx update would cause this , never really found out why it does this ..

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    try taking it off for a day or too & run it... see if there's a difference, is your egr valve blanked or unplugged?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dave r View Post
    hi mickyh7 , you know what mate i asked the same question about 12 months ago .
    put tunning box on car feels great for 2 or 3 days then on day 3 seems to revert back to stantard power again , 100% defernate pattern to this because tryed it dozens of times to make sure it was'nt in my head , just wondering if latest vx update would cause this , never really found out why it does this ..
    What did you do ? Remove the box for a few days then refit ?
    Anyway thanks for your comments.
    Mick.

    Oops just seen your last post !
    No egr not blanked or unwired.

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