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domo85

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Definitely different head gasket unsure of the head but I think it's the same"

Different but the same lol which one would you choose ;)

Not herd anyone change there head gasket after a remap. Mountune never told me I needed to so I'd take it all with a pinch of salt.

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Same box doesn't mean same ratios.

Might even be axle ratio that is the only change.

Has anyone tried looking on Etis to compare a 125 to 140?

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Ones mine and ones a 140ps. Can you tell the difference?

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Do you have the axle ratio listed anywhere?

On mine it has axle ratio right at the top in primary features.

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I just checked two random cars from google images.

140PS Axle ratio: 4.06

125PS Axle ratio: 3.61

There is your difference :)

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I just checked two random cars from google images.

140PS Axle ratio: 4.06

125PS Axle ratio: 3.61

There is your difference :)

What does that mean bud? (sorry still learning)

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Not exactly sure how it works but it is effectively a final gear at the gearbox output which connects to the axles.

So it looks like the main ratios are the same and they just change the ratio on the output shaft. (which will effectively change the ratio for all gears).

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Bit of searching leads me to think it might be part of the differential that is fitted to the gearbox.

So ask your contact to compare the diffs on the 125 and 140.

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Just a shame the 140 still only has a 5 speed box >.<

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Just a shame the 140 still only has a 5 speed box >.<

When your cruising at 70 @ 2000rpm there's no need for 6th ;)

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'' When you're cruising at 70 @ 2000 rpm there's no need for 6th ''

Other than to reduce engine wear & fuel consumption . . . . :)

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'' When you're cruising at 70 @ 2000 rpm there's no need for 6th ''

Other than to reduce engine wear & fuel consumption . . . . :)

Drive slower :p and keep to the left do I can get past you :p

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Ha ha . . . you haven't got the power to get past me in either of my cars :)

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5 gears means you won't be doing 140mph down the motorway any time soon though which is a huge loss. That's the only reason obviously ;]

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On 01/11/2015 at 6:31 PM, djs1972 said:

Update on the Ford Fiesta 140 Black

Superchips provided me with a slightly less aggressive map and I have been running this for 2 weeks without any faults.

It does not feel that different from the 1st map in terms of performance, but it seems to be acting as it should.

The turbo still glows if you give it W.O.T for some time just before you end your journey.

I queried this with S/C's and they confirmed that it was fairly normal for the turbo's on these small engines to get hot (orange glow).

I now try to ensure the last 5 minutes of my journeys are mild to avoid the possible later turbo issues.

Fingers crossed no more fault codes or yellow dash spanner lights.

How are you getting on with the Bluefin map now?? Still going well?? Superchips currently have a sale on, so it's tempting (even just for track events).

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