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Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: marc
Question: Scooby- hi alan i have exhaust, k&n induction, sti intercooler, de-cat center pipe, been rolling roaded at 245bhp at 10psi. how much for a re-map and what sort of power gain? thanks for your time
Answer: Hi Marc - We charge 650 inc vat for the Ecutek re map, and would expect to see at least 30 to 40 bhp right away, with a lot more torque. Best bet is to ring Martyn to discuss on 01752 345880 office hours.
 
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Sender's Name: Martin Monument
Question: I have an A series Manta that I would like to give a bit of extra urge to. It has had an engine rebuild a while back with 2 litre pistons, is fitted with a Carlton head and electronic distributor. What would be the best mods to get more power and a wider rev band? At the moment, it gets breathless at higher revs. How much would it generally cost to do some head-work? Thanks
Answer: A decent head would cost around 400 plus installation, you could also consider a cam profile change, anything up to a 285 would be ok for road use in that car. If you can run to it, try Blydensteins, who have more experience of those than anyone else.
 
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Sender's Name: Kojo
Question: Hi there Alan,I intend to replace my 2Litre 8Valve L-Reg Vauxhall cavalier sri\'s engine(C20NE 1998cc),with a 2Litre 8Valve(20SEH 1998cc) engine off an H-Reg Cav.Reason is,the latter has a lower mileage(fairly new). Should I expect any problems in doing this swap(if so what will they be ?) OR will it be a perfect fit.Need your sound advice on this. Thank you.
Answer: You'll run into trouble with management sensors if you aren't careful. There can be an amazing number of differences, not all of them obvious. If it doesn't look the same, it isn't the same! You may be ok if the H plate car has the same type of distributor ( hall sensor type )
 
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Sender's Name: matt harvey
Question: hi alan, my 200sx has started running on 3 cylinders, i\'ve done a compression test and all 4 are near enough the same, i\'ve checked the spark and they\'re all good, is there some easy way of checking the injector\'s ? or can you suggest another cause ? if i take the coil\'s off when it\'s running number 3 makes no difference. help ! cheers, matt
Answer: Hi Matt Try swopping the coils, and see if the fault moves with it! Failing that, it could well be a faulty injector or supply. If you can't get at the injector multi plugs to disconnect when running, you may have to remove them, and get them chaecked out at your local LSUK, who use the ASNU testing system. There are other testing methods of course, but all of them require specialist equipment.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: Steve
Question: Hi my m8 who\'s a bit of a know it all keeps going on at me to buy the bits to make an electric turbo? to fit onto my car as a cheep turbo! he\'s worked it out to cost around 350 to make, using a powerful electric moter and a fan that will all fit directly into the air intake pipe! powering the eletric moter with a 12v batt in the boot! Is this possible and is he right or can I tell him to shut the ????up LOL.. cheers!
Answer: Tell you what, tell him to go ahead, and if it works to the extent that you can actually measure the difference, I'll give him 50 ....
 
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