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  1. New Zetec S Tdci

    This is sounding like something i will need to do. If you dont mind me asking, where would i get one of these "Tuning Boxes" and roughly how much? ;) Thanks
  2. New Zetec S Tdci

    Wow - Thanks for all the replies! Really appreciate the advice. I have a mate that has a 09 plate Fiesta who has offered to let me test drive his (his has a similar spec, 17" alloys, 90bhp etc), so it will give me a good indication if the car is for me! I agree, but i'm kinda hoping that because the Fiesta is so much lighter than the golf, i will be pleasantly surprised! This is good to know, how do you find the difference in torque? Again, thanks for all the replies and hopefully will make a decision soon.....
  3. New Zetec S Tdci

    Thanks for the reply. If i go to a garage and test drive the Zetec S, will it be the same as the one i'm looking at (2009)? Guess what i'm asking is, has there been any recent changes that would mean the 09 plate would be different? Thanks
  4. New Zetec S Tdci

    Hi There, I am the owner of a VW Golf GT TDI (150bhp) and its getting a little long in the tooth! So I am interested in going for the new shape Fiesta Zetec S 1.6 TDCi. I do around 78 miles a day and need something that will return high MPG, is reliable and looks good! My question is will i really notice the reduction in power? The Golf is 150bhp (236lb torque) vs the fiesta's 90bhp (156lb torque) and am concerned that it wont "shift". I realise that the Fiesta is lighter and have heard that it is nippy - but i dont want to get it then be disappointed in the performance. Obviously, I do expect some reduction in performance.... Also, what mods would you recommend to boost it a little? Not wanting to go crazy, but if i want a little more performance, can it be remapped safely (understand it will void my warranty) I am really keen to hear your thoughts on this and thanks for reading! Thanks