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Sender's Name: dave
Question: hi alan ive got a citroen saxo vtr its a 2003 model.ive had a sports exhaust system fitted with the cat removed and had a stage one cam put in it.just wondering if it will still pass its m-o-t and if not what should i do?thanks
Answer: It won't pass if the cat has been removed, so you need to put it back in! You may find the cam replacement may also cause a problem due to a high HC output, caused by too much overlap at low rpm. It's the trouble with trying to tune modern normally aspirated cars!
 
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Sender's Name: Bradley
Question: alrite alan ive got a civic with a sohc esi v-tec engine in it ive got a stage2 cam to go in and uprated valve train to match before i fit it though how much would a port and polish cost also with a 3 angle valve job ive got skunk2 high comp valves also ive got a greddy e-manage piggy ecu can you tune that here cheers mate
Answer: Hi.. Yes, we can set it all up. The head deserves a decent job done on it, so I'd say around 500 plus fitting at around 350. There is little point in pulling it off if you aren't going to get what you can out of it, and less than 500 won't buy you enough effort.
 
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Sender's Name: James
Question: Hi Alan. Looking for some big BHP from my V6. Already have air filter and exhaust but want much bigger power. What would you recommend and what prices? Regards
Answer: Hi James- I don't know of much in the way of big power for these. Try TSR Performance, who do more with VW than most.
 
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Sender's Name: antony
Question: I have fitted a 2001 wrx sti engine in to a legacy chassie i have also gone for a front mount ic and a 3 inch exhaust with no cats, the engine starts and idle fine and accelertes great up to 5 - 5500 rpm but misfires and wont rev any further??? boost pa is also only reachin 8 - 9 psi, do you have any advice for me on this problem have you seen or heard of it before. Thanks Antony
Answer: Hi Antony- Find a Scooby expert to take it to! You have so many possibilities there. If you used the complete loom from the 2001 car, you should have the diagnostic socket, which would enable full data logging. Best of luck!
 
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Sender's Name: lee mills
Question: hi kevin from dawlish import centre recomended you. have got an evo iv its got a dump valve & induction kit & a de-cat pipe. kev said if i was to put a performance exhaust on it then bring it to you you could get it up to about 450bhp without to much trouble. is this true if so whats involved and how much would it cost.
Answer: Hi..It would take a lot more than that to get 450 bhp! about 310 bhp is more like it without changing the ECU for one that can be mapped. We could fit an FCD to overcome boost issues, but prefer to fit an Evo5 ECU which we could then map with Ecutek. Please call us if you need to know more.
 
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