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Author Topic: them plug in power booster jobbies?  (Read 3798 times)

Offline Lawmanmx

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them plug in power booster jobbies?
« on: May 18, 2015, 10:23:47 PM »
are they worth the money and do they really make that much difference?
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Offline Mirez

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Re: them plug in power booster jobbies?
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2015, 11:54:00 AM »
No no no no!!! They are second only to HID kits in the worthless piece of junk stakes :)

Basically they trick the ECU by giving false data so it over-fuels. They have been known to cause serious damage and the actual gain won't be anywhere near the claimed gain!

Save the money and remap it properly :)
03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

VCDS HEX/CAN - Scans/Coding done in Wiltshire in exchange for winegums! :)

Offline Lawmanmx

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Re: them plug in power booster jobbies?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2015, 10:35:55 PM »
Remap it you say Mirez??? tell me more please, what will it do? what will I get? and how much will it cost???   :)
« Last Edit: May 19, 2015, 10:37:13 PM by Lawmanmx »
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Re: them plug in power booster jobbies?
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2015, 11:53:48 PM »
Depends what you have!! C'mon, sort your profile and signature out to tell us what you have ;)
03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

VCDS HEX/CAN - Scans/Coding done in Wiltshire in exchange for winegums! :)

Offline Lawmanmx

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Re: them plug in power booster jobbies?
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2015, 11:44:29 AM »
is that any better Mirez???  ;D
now what do I need to know  [WAVE]  ;)
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Re: them plug in power booster jobbies?
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2015, 04:17:41 PM »
Indeed :D

So a 115 remaps to around 145, some tuners will take it well above that but personally I wouldn't want to risk anything more then 150. Depending on where you go will depend on the cost, take a read of this thread:

https://www.fordmpv.com/smf2/ford-galaxy/remapping-a-pd115-the-easy-way/msg4473/#msg4473

03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

VCDS HEX/CAN - Scans/Coding done in Wiltshire in exchange for winegums! :)

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Re: them plug in power booster jobbies?
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2015, 05:59:08 PM »
I would want it took to where the best Mpg is personally, im not too fussed about loads of power gains but I do understand that it does have a bearing on the Mpg for the better (up to a point) or am I wrong?

Mirez, did you say yer man over in Hull sell's already mapped Ecu's for 90 odd quid?
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Re: them plug in power booster jobbies?
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2015, 08:29:36 PM »
I did mine because I wanted just a tad more power, the fuel economy came with it :)

Yeah that's how much Lee used to charge, you send him your ECU then he recodes it and sends it back. You are without the car for around 5 days or he'll send you a temp ecu.
03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

VCDS HEX/CAN - Scans/Coding done in Wiltshire in exchange for winegums! :)

 

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