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    hi lads great site, just swapped my zaf gsi for a 54 reg vectra cdti v6, i am thinking about a tuning box or a remap but reading all the older threads on here im not too sure, is there any newer boxes or remaps on the market that wont kill the car ive seen a box from chip express on ebay £395 im very tempted but still unsure!! any help would be greatley appreciated, thanks lads, showy

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    Welcome and stay away from all remaps and boxes.

    Alot of us have thought we new better and tried them and all had problems. I started a thread some time ago to see who had had what problems. Click on my name and im sure you will find it.

    The biggest isue is the car going into limp mode just as your trying to over take things.

    Plus you really dont need more torque it will only end up killing the gear box.

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    Stand away from the tuning boxes and remaps!

    (edit, which numpty changed the forum settings so we cannot use all capitials when we want to!)

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    Howdo & welcome... which part of west yorks btw?

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    Welcome Along!

    What everyone else said, stay away from boxes or maps, you wont notice much difference anyway!.

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    Quote Originally Posted by r.bailey63 View Post
    Welcome Along!

    What everyone else said, stay away from boxes or maps, you wont notice much difference anyway!.
    Errrm, have to differ there, however if it goes wrong, you will see the difference to your wallet too!

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    I agree
    You can modify the 3.0 V6 CDTI, but your "investment" will be wasted
    Eventually you will be looking at some "big" wallet openers

    Noted that it is a 2004 Y30DT
    What mileage and service history?
    What trim level?

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    welcome to vec -c m8

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    Quote Originally Posted by dh.dti View Post
    Howdo & welcome... which part of west yorks btw?

    Hi hemsworth nr pontefract mate. you?

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