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Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: matt
Question: Hello Alan, I have a few questions, I have a 1.9 tdi vw golf 105 BHP. What would you be able to get from that? And what are the risks? It all seems to be to good to be true. And a rough price?
Answer: Hi Matt - I'll guess this is a Mk5 PD model? roughly 2005? In which case the gain is around 50 bhp and 60 lbs ft torque. A complete transformation power wise, and a simple matter to take care of. These engines are easily capable of this sort of upgrade, with no down side other than paying us a measly 250! We dyno test the cars before and after and can show a demonstrable difference. We'd also anticipate a fuel consumption improvement of around 5%. I agree it sounds "too good", but it's an efficiency issue, and possible because of the protocols of type approval regulations. We can book with just a day's notice, allow a couple of hours in total.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: Simon Kribstock
Question: Recently purchased a secondhand alcatek ECU. Purchased the necessary cable, software and deskey. I can\'t load any of the base calibrations supplied with the software. I get an error saying \"the ecu connected is version 01.10.00 but these maps are version 01.05.00\" On top of that, I can\'t modify the existing \"base fuel map 1\" or \"ignition map 1\" any ideas?
Answer: Hi Simon - I can only advise asking a mapper to help you. You are welcome to email Martyn @ martynjeffery@sky.com or try one of the travelling variety.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: Gary prout
Question: can i get another 50bhp on my mercedes b150 sport 2008 and how do i go about it. its lacking in bottom end speed
Answer: Regret, no. without a turbo it isn't possible to boost it by much, around 10 bhp extra is as much as is available by remapping. Trade it in for the turbo version?
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: matt
Question: hi alan, is there much that can be done to improve performance on a 2001 merc 220 cdi ? cheers, matt
Answer: Hi Matt - Yes! they give tremendous extra power and torque basically for peanuts. It's 250 for one of those, including vat. Gains are as much as 50/60 bhp and 75 lbs ft of torque. They are also better on fuel! it's a no brainer really. We can book within a day or so, it takes around 2 hours to complete.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: Caleb
Question: Hi Alan.I`ve been enjoying the stage1 that you gave my 05 wagon 3 years ago, and am now considering some more \"driveability\". Would a TD04 hybrid and sti up pipe scratch my itch, or would you recommend a larger turbo? I am not chasing figures,just more spool and a tad more power. Ball park figures? Many thanks
Answer: Hi Caleb - We've found the Td04 billet hybrids to be worth the effort! your intercooler would stick a bit more, although we may have to go up on injectors. Martyn will answer that one. 300 bhp? Best bet is to call Martyn for a quick chat on 01752 345880 business hours, he can give you the low down and quote on the spot.
 
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