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147 Performance Upgrade Options

I'd like to get a bit more bottom end performance out of my 1.6 (120bhp) 147 (it feels sluggish as hell at low revs) but don't want to spend a massive amount of cash (<£500 if poss), any ideas?

I've read the threads on the Autodelta Engine Mapping (about £300) and that it can give about 10bhp. Am I going to notice a huge difference with that? I'm especially interested in improving pickup from low revs as I constantly feel I am having to hammer the thing (and the mpg) to get it up to speed! My wife has a Renault Clio 1.5 dci80 and it feels MUCH quicker!!

Any ideas would be appreciated.
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Re: 147 Performance Upgrade Options

You are not going to feel a huge power increase from a 10BHP remap. What you will feel is better response, a nice increase in general power and overtaking ability. It is also best paired with an induction, generally the autodelta one is good as is the BMC CDA, which angel tuning advise as great with their remaps.

Apart from that, exhaust etc... nothing major for little money available for that engine.
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Re: 147 Performance Upgrade Options

Thanks for the info. I'd didn't expect I'd get much for the limited funds but I thought I'd ask around any way.

I'll have a look at the induction and exhaust pairings and see what I can get for the cash.

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