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Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: Pete
Question: hi there alan, i have a MY98 uk impreza turbo, i emailed you about raising the boost to 1.1bar and you said about fitting a decat exhaust.2 questions. i was also thinking about fitting a k&n induction kit - would this be ok to do?is there any point?also i would want to fit not a decat but something that will still pass mot but give optimum performance- what would you suggest??(sportscat)after this boost upping - what in your opinion is the next step and the price.thanks
Answer: Hi Pete- Sports cat is fine. I wouldn't fit an induction kit if I couldn't map the car properly. A panel filter in the original box is fine, but beware fitting an induction kit otherwise due to possible MAF scaling issues. You really need a rolling road check out, preferably on a Dyno Dynamics machine, as they can test a Scooby accurately.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: mely
Question: ive got a renault clio with a 1.8 16v engine fitted problem is it idels up and down what could be the cause cheers
Answer: Hi.. Either poor idle control or poor mixture control. It needs checking out by a tuner whatever!
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: TereBentikh
Question: Hi,I\'ve got mercedes 190,not injection..its model is 1986..and its engine is E200 (model 1990)..now i\'m trying to increase its horse power without harming the engine..so i have 3 things here..1-can i install chips that improves the HP although i\'m not injection,2-i exchanged the ordinary mufflers with a big sports mufflers,which produce a sports sound,after 2 months it was at the mercedes center,and then the sound of the mufflers became lower,i went to them they say its not because of them,so why!?...3-what else can i do to increase HP,i heard about a turbo air filter,but i think its for injection only,isnt there any other installings or exchanging or tunning that i can do to increas HP (except turbo and headers)..sorry there\'s a 4rth question..my car doesnt exceed 185 km/h..from 220 km,i dont know what to do??..thx..i\'m in Egypt..if you have a near service center or a dealer..please tell me with your message..thx,that will be great help
Answer: Hi.. There really isn't much you can do to increase performance with this type of car. You would need to fit a larger engine to really make a big enough difference. You can't fit a chip to a non injection car. The exhaust would possibly be quieter after carbon had built up in the exhaust system. An air filter would only improve things if the original filter didn't flow air very well. If you can find a business with a rolling road, a tune may well help!
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: ben
Question: hi i got a pug quicksilver and want the most out of the engine what mods can be done.
Answer: Simple answer is air filter, chip and exhaust. After that, it isn't worth it, you'd be better off buying a faster car.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: Rob
Question: Hi, My Ibiza FR 130 (2004) front discs/pads are due for replacement. Unfortunately I dont have all the money in the world so my budget is 150 will this be enough to replace the fronts with reasonable (and of course safe braking ability) product including labour? Many thanks, look forward to your reply
Answer: Hi. You could use new standard pattern EBC discs with EBC Greenstuff pads. That won't cost more than your budget, and will sharpen up the braking nicely.
 
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