Diesel Tuning Chips

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  1. jennymaywright

    jennymaywright Read Only Funster

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    Can anyone give us some advice on tuning chips? We have a Peugeot Boxer 1900cc diesel which pulls fine until we attempt larger hills. We were wondering if we had a tuning chip fitted, whether this would improve the performance on hills. If so, would it increase the fuel consumption?
     
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    I had my previous van remapped that had the same engine.
    Performance will be amazing,
    however, fuel consumption did not increase as it was driven like a race car following the re-map.

    I have just had my current van remapped by WOW tuning, beautiful smooth power delivery, bags more torque on towing the toad, but , yet to see a fuel economy improvement as I have not really tested it, but towing the toad appears to get more economy than before.

    If you have it done, give WOW a go, they are advertisers on here and were really nice guys that done mine and very helpful.
     
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    jennymaywright Read Only Funster

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    Hi Haganap

    That's very helpful. Thanks very much. Its a lot of money to lay out and we want to be as sure as we can that we're going to get some worthwhile benefit from having it done. Sounds good.
     
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    Also had my Ducato 2.3 remapped by Wow last year. I am very pleased with the results. If you have the remap implemented at a show then you will normally get it for a discounted price from Wow. Also note that other companies do offer this type of service, but make sure they are reputable and have a backup service (see thread below which may answer some of your questions).

    I did a survey asking for opinion before I had mine done. Here is the link to it.

    http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/polls-surveys/27854-engine-remap-survey.html

    Also if you do a search there are many other threads on the topic.
     
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    Many thanks Pablomc. Read through the thread - still looking good to me.
     
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    We had our 2ltr JTD re-mapped by Celtic Tuning-they came to us,did it in 1/2hr-it's great:BigGrin:

    Mike.
     
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    Many thanks Mike. Perhaps I'll get a quote from them as well as WOW.
     
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    just had it done too

    Just spotted this post, we had our MH & the Merc done today! :BigGrin:

    Off for the W/E in a mo so will report back and let you know how much better it is, I hope :Eeek:
     
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    a word of warning to all you 'chippers'

    dont forget to tell your insurers you've had it chipped.

    some aint bothered but some are, and in the event of a claim they may refuse to honour it.
     
  10. rainbow chasers

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    My terrano van is 'rumoured' to be remapped - but as I have no proof I cannot really inform anyone accurately.

    But for a vehicle that is reputed to be slow - it goes like fair stinkum!

    I wonder how many used vehicle owners are running chipped vehicles without knowing?
     
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    Hi.
    Have a look at energytuning.co.uk. I have fitted one to my 2.2 fiat and it works fine. Choose settings for economy,BHP or torque, or comdie all.
    £199.00

    Regards :BigGrin:
     
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