Mrs says yes to a
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: United Kingdom
County: West Midlands
Its been two months since remap, When I spoke to Nigel I specifically asked for a map that would not harm my bella in anyway shape or form, so the 185bhp is well within the clutch/turbo's capabilities.
I'm religious with her, never revved above 3000rpm until up to temp, Try and stay away from booting at low range and never red line her at all. So far so good no problems and really enjoying, car pulls well throughout the range but is more responsive around 4krpm.
Smaky knows his stuff so I dont doubt he's had his fair share putting the pieces back together following a sh*te map.
The view I take is that all modern day vehicles and especially turbo diesels are built with generic maps to meet our UK tax and licensing bands but still leave a large percentage of the vehicles capabilities untouched. Alot of manufacturers have cars mapped before shipped depending on region and customer requirements.
The map your talking about ie 170bhp economy based seems well within the cars capacity.
Good luck with what ever you decide.
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