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    would i see a diffrence if i de cat my 2004 2.0dti
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    Should help it to breathe a bit mate, probably realease a bit of power. Doesn't affect the MOT either so win win lol

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    sounds good mate might go for it could do with a little more power
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    TBH you'll see minimum gains.........
    There is a school of thought that a de-cat can cause a standard turbo to "overspool"

    Jury's out on this one though...............

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    is this just on the tdi's... not needed etc...

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    if you did it on a petrol it would fail mot and turbo over spoolin not good lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by smoggydovit View Post
    There is a school of thought that a de-cat can cause a standard turbo to "overspool"

    Oops then.
    De-catted my 3.0CDTi about 2k miles ago.

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    as i said, schools out on the "overspool" issue..........mines staying put

    MOT's for Dervs are measured on the ammount of smog coming out the back, not an emissions test

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    Quote Originally Posted by leemarksmith View Post
    is this just on the tdi's... not needed etc...
    Legally yes, petrol owners can get a sport cat though

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    what about CDTI'S

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