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#1019632 - 10th Sep 2016 1:06pm ECU Remapping
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Bought a Saab Diesel this week, on an 08 plate little bit sluggish on pulling away, its got the 150bhp motor. Anyone any experience of having ECU remaps done locally?

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#1019792 - 11th Sep 2016 5:25pm Re: ECU Remapping [Re: kamikazi]
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Check your turbo pipe hasn't got a split in it .my jag was the same found a split in the rubber turbo pipe ,changed it and now have a diesel rocket lol

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#1019853 - 11th Sep 2016 9:36pm Re: ECU Remapping [Re: kamikazi]
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if it still have the swirl flaps these can cause sluggishness - if you have a split boost pipe you'll hear a whooshing noise during acceleration as the boost pressure escapes,

first port of call is get it on a diagnostic machine and check for any fault codes etc, these 150bhp motors are usually very quick.

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#1019855 - 11th Sep 2016 10:08pm Re: ECU Remapping [Re: kamikazi]
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Took it to Ken at http://edgeperformance.org.uk on Saturday, feels a bit more lively, I got 403 NM torque and 191 bhp from a remap.

Its coming to you Chris for a service this week, and you can check them swirl flaps.

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#1019861 - 11th Sep 2016 11:18pm Re: ECU Remapping [Re: kamikazi]
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Originally Posted By: kamikazi
Took it to Ken at http://edgeperformance.org.uk on Saturday, feels a bit more lively, I got 403 NM torque and 191 bhp from a remap.

Its coming to you Chris for a service this week, and you can check them swirl flaps.

K


fantastic mate! well have a good check over of everything smile

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#1019903 - 12th Sep 2016 3:24pm Re: ECU Remapping [Re: kamikazi]
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Hi Chris can you diagnos a diesel xtype I have a problem starting when warm .I think it's a injector problem but I have a spare car at the moment for parts so was wondering if I can swap the injectors if mine are faulty .chees Paul

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#1019956 - 12th Sep 2016 9:36pm Re: ECU Remapping [Re: kamikazi]
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i can do mate, pop down, ive got dealership quality diagnostics for these and can recode them, also can do leak off tests smile

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