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Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: James
Question: Hi Alan. I have 1 1984 Sierra XR4i which had a Turbo Technics conversion done in 1988. On the ID plate the System type is \"F15\", Turbo is \"TT059\" fitted by \"TT\" serial number \"2102\". It has the switch on the steering column for full/half boost. I\'ve searched the web for the F15 system but cant find anything! Would you know if this is the 230BHP conversion? I had the Engine rebuilt a couple of years ago and when they stripped it they said the Pistons had been machined to lower compression and it has an uprated oil pump, apart from that the engine is standard. Kind regards, James.
Answer: That sounds about right! The two stage boost was fitted on the 230 version. Of course after all this time it's hard to say what's on it now. There was also a 250 version which had some head work.
 
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Sender's Name: mark wade
Question: Audi TT - how much would it cost for full service mot and super chipped please
Answer: Hi Mark - It depends on which service is due, but a basic service kicks off at around 140 if you include oil, filter air filter etc. MOT 40. Remapping 299 including a dyno test and vat. 01752 345880 to book!
 
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Sender's Name: Pete
Question: Hawkeye 2.5 - Hi Alan, what price am I looking for a cambelt change with water pump? Thanks
Answer: Hi Pete - Labour 175, water pump 62, belt 58, anti freeze 4 total 358.80 inc vat. We can book with a couple of day's notice.
 
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Sender's Name: Glynn
Question: Chrysler 300C 5.7 Hemi - Hi Alan and Martyn Is there any tuning for these cars either remap or chip ? Regards Glynn (Neatrags)
Answer: Hi Glynn. I bet there is, although it would probably take the form of a supercharger kit! I don't think we can access the ECU directly, and in any event I think you'd need to do more work to really add anything useful.
 
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Sender's Name: Jon
Question: hi Alan, i\'m currently having problems with the speedo in my car. it tends to drop to zero while driving which intern makes the the check engine light come on. it only does this for a couple mins,then returns to normal. it also flicks quickly from 0 to 180mph on idle ! Have you any idea what could be causing these problems, thanks
Answer: Hi Jon - Offhand, not sure, as I don't recall seeing that particular fault. I'm guessing yours is the later electronic version. The lack of a speed sensor would trigger the management light. It's possible the fault is at either end! I'd suggest starting by checking the gearbox and speedo head connections and go from there.
 
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