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Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: andy
Question: hi Alan. steve from paignton said to speak to you. sometime i\'ll have to pop in and see you to have a complete check over the car. its my first scoob. my query is that when the turbi is spooling up, and building pressure it seems very noisy! its a loud hissing sort of noise . could this be a faulty dump valve staying open perhaps or is this just normal for a scoob? thanks
Answer: Hi Andy- It could be an air leak of some kind. Rule of thumb with your Scooby is to take any possible fault seriously, so the sooner you get it looked at the better!
 
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Sender's Name: colin oldfield
Question: hi,my honda 1.6 16 valve smokes after head replace.manual mentions o ring on oil controle jet,could this cause a problem or use only honda genuine valve seals and gasket set(bought set off ebay)
Answer: It all depends on the quality and quantity of the smoke! hard to judge without seeing it myself really. I'd advise asking an engineer to check it out.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: kevin keast
Question: Hi, Seen a couple of cars of yours at portreath today noticed one was a pulsar. My cars seems to be running ok but for piece of mind i would like a power run/tune, how much would this be roughly? thanks
Answer: We charge 60 plus vat for a power run and check over for turbo cars. The test will tell us all we need to know, and we can advise you on performance modifications better when we know what the score is!
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: Simon
Question: Hi Alan, I\'ve got a standard MY00 uk turbo Impreza & I know you can remap for more power but can you tell me, will it change the engine characteristics. I don\'t want \'peaky\' power, also would you recommend changing the fuel pump. Cheers
Answer: Hi Simon. The big advantage of remapping a Scooby in this way is the great results! You lose nothing of the sweet characteristics of these engines, just gain power and torque all the way up. A fuel pump isn't essential at the early stage, but there's no harm in it. I'd certainly recommend running it on Shell Optimax if at all possible.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: phyo
Question: hi alan! i got toyota corolla 94. i really want to increase the acceleration but not too worried about top speed. i already had an induction kit fitted and exhaust changed. What shall i do and the cost? i live in colchester. thanks mate
Answer: I can't think of much more you can do without pulling the motor to bits. You could try Fensport, in case they can recommend something?
 
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