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    Default Help with buying diesel tuning box

    Searching the net has resulted in me signing up here so hope you can help. I have a 1.9 CTDi design 5dr 120bhp. Just bought a caravan and although it is well within tow limits, the car is not pulling as well as I would like. Have read a bit about the diesel tuning boxes and rather than go to the expense of changing the car, wondered if anyone could give info/advice about the increas BHp etc and what your experience of the box has been. All info welcome - especially best place to get one etc.

    Cheers - Brian P

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    My advice would be to not bother, get a remap instead.

    Any tuning box only fools the ECU into producing more pressure in the fuel rails, while a remap amends the fuel pressure, air flow, boost pressure etc...

    Also don't believe the hype about better mpg with a box, its boolox - the only way you get better mpg is if you look at the on board computer, but that's only because the box has now made the OBC inaccurate and it will over read.

    A good remap starts at £300 so they are not much different to some of the boxes out there.

    Hope this helps.

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    If your looking to keep your car mate and you want it solid and reliable get a remap its the best thing for it.

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    remaps are the way! unless you have a dti like me

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    Quote Originally Posted by duncan2008 View Post
    remaps are the way! unless you have a dti like me
    That's a safety feature lol


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