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#1 Dazbo85

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 08:07 AM

I'm thinking of treating my car to some power boost or something this christmas, it it recommend or is it a big no no?

Just want to get it a clear out for the new year

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 09:50 AM

When you say power boost, do you mean a tuning, or a tuningbox?



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Posted 03 December 2013 - 09:59 AM

Think he's talking about fuel additive. I always used millers diesel sport ecomax in every tank when I had a derv. I felt it made the car run more smoother and refined. It contains additives and a cetane booster.

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 10:23 AM

I don't have a diesel but have heard good things about the millers stuff from others!



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Posted 04 December 2013 - 06:45 AM

I actually meant the spay for the air intake called powerboost or something along those lines. I think it just give it a clearer out and restores horsepower apparently, anyone done this?


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Posted 04 December 2013 - 07:17 AM

Cant say I have heard much, but I have to be honest, you probably could do a better job with an air filter replacement? tenner or less from euro car part!



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Posted 12 December 2013 - 10:29 PM

What is the best inexpensive way the boost performance then?

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 11:39 AM

A good service is always necessary anyway, but a good service makes the car easier to drive and thus restores power. Diesels can boost power with a tuning box (they are cheap at about £65 for older DTUK units) up to super expensive several hundred quid units.

 

Bluefin remaps are good as well, especially as you can swap between stock and remap any time :D



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