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Subject: Mondeo V6 St24
Sender's Name: Chris Shuttleworth
Question: I have a 1999 T Reg Mondeo V6 ST24, and I want it to go faster. My main gripe is that until it reaches 4000 rpm, the car feels sluggish and unresponsive.What would you recommend as the course of action for tuning this type of car, I have considered getting the ECU re-programmed by SuperChips, fitting a nitrous injection system even seeing if there is a turbo kit available for the engine.
Answer: Nitrous is not really an option for a road car, in my opinion! I doubt that you could get a turbo under the bonnet, no room! We could supply you with a Superchip if required. We also do an air filter conversion, together they give about 10 bhp, and a better response in the midrange. Cost about ?300 ....
 
Subject: BMW 320i SE 1986
Sender's Name: Mark Trebilcock
Question: I have fitted a Scorpion Le Mans Back-Box plus in the next couple days a K&N 57i Induction Kit. Is there a superchip available for this car and would it be O.K. to chip this age car although its only done 86,000 genuine miles as I've heard it might damage the engine.My timing belt stretched damaging my valve guides and breaking two rockers (all of which have been replaced and the head rebuilt). If all this is possible what power gains should I see from all three mods and how much for the superchip + Rolling
Answer: A Superchip costs ?230 inc fitting and vat, and will not damage the engine...I would expect to see another 10 bhp from the mods you describe. I am guessing that you have the later EFI engine in that car. The only really good way to sort an injector out, is to remove it, and get it sorted at an LSUK centre, or we'll do it for you !
 
Subject: XR2
Sender's Name: Barry Sproston
Question: I was wondering if you could help me. I am after a full turbo tecnics kit for a 1.6 cvh xr2 engine. Can these kit be purchased from you if not do you know anywhere else that sells them?
Answer: Sorry, but these kits are no longer made. It is possible to do the job using RS Turbo components.
 
Subject: Peugeot 205 1.9Gti 1991 pre cat
Sender's Name: Tony Jessop
Question: I am experiencing cold starting problems. The car starts, and then stalls immediately. By accelerating slightly I can get the car to run and then it will go on to choke after about 10 - 20 seconds, from which point it is fine. I have replaced the ECU temperature sensor and the supplementary air device, and cleaned out the breather hoses, but this did not make any improvement.
Answer: It is possible that you have a faulty non return valve in the fuel pump,causing an initial lack of fuel pressure.
 
Subject: Suzuki swift
Sender's Name: Anthony Whyte
Question: I own a suzuki swift mk2 1.3 gti twin cam 16v. Please direct me as to how i can gain better throttle response- money is limited to ?500.
Answer: You could try a Superchip, it costs ?230 inc vat and fitting, which includes a full rolling road session. We could also try an air filter conversion, although not an induction kit, as these don't like them !
 
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