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Hello All...was just browsing through boredom and found this on ebay.

(If link does not work it is a +20bhp add on for GTV/Spider.)
or search for '+20 BHP MODULE - ALFA ROMEO 33, 75, GT, GTV, SPIDER +'
Has anyone ever tried something similar and does it really work.

I dont think I will bother trying it myself but was just interested in outcomes etc?
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I saw these the other day, I would be very suspicious about something so cheap making such a large claim. I spent over £200 having my old BMW's ECU remapped to give another 10-15bhp but that moves everything around so the revs know what to do when the accelerator makes certain movements etc.

This thing, I think, is just a resistor that bypasses part of the engines' control unit, might just let it rev higher. Likely to damage the car in the long run
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as steve said, it is just a resistor....i wouldnt waste my money on it
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Aye that figures

Way too good to be true.
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A superb piece of kit - was going to swap my TS GTV for a V6 but after fitting one of these there is now no need.

Er - no.

Waste of time - as has been said just a resistor even if :-

"All of our modules come with their own design, no-one else on Ebay sells our style, our wattage, our resistance"

All in all truly a case of:-

"Resistance is futile"

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Its just a 15p resistor thats installed to make the engine think its getting cooler air than it is so it throws more fuel in. Then the ECU realises whats going on and readjusts.

Waste of money, and time
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