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Diesel Tuning

19th February 2009 | Share:

Diesel Tuning is a generic term that can be applied to a range of methods used to enhance the performance of diesel engine. The cheapest and most rudementary method are the systems that amount to no more than a resistor in a box. These can cause excess strain on the engine and turbo resulting in engine failure. These components can be found across the internet for as little as a few pounds. We do not recommend this form of diesel tuning as it will only result in a expensive repairs down the line.

The next type of diesel tuning that can be achieved is remapping the ECU system. This method involves changing the files on the ECU system itself which adjusts various parameters of the diesel engine and results in greater performance. This method is quite costly with a good remap costing in excess of £500.  Cheaper remaps are available but are often not quality files and would not return the same level of improvements as the more costly diesel tuning maps. The main disadvantage with this method is the vulnerability of the files. One trip to the dealer for a service and your ECU can be reflashed, wiping the diesel tuning off completely. You then are faced with the costly option of having to remap it again!

Our method of diesel tuning is much less invasive than engine remaps but much more sophisticated than a resistor in a box! Our diesel tuning boxes contain a fully digital microprocessor which holds various tuning maps to suit your engine. These diesel tuning maps apply varying amounts of tuning depending on the load and engine characteristics at any one time. This dynamic form of diesel tuning enables a very smooth application of tuning map giving a much more efficient and enjoyable drive. This works by intercepting the signal from the injection system to the ECU which in turn forces the ECU to adjust its own systems according to the new data its receiving. As the ECU is adjusting its own data, it means it cannot push the engine outside its preset boundries by the car manufacturer. The diesel tuning boxes offer great improvements, similar to an ECU remap, but at less cost and without the risk of it being wiped by the dealer at a service.


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2 Responses to “Diesel Tuning”

  1. DA-GWIZZ says:

    I HAVE A NISSAN ALMERA 2.2TD 136BHP WOT MOD’S CAN I DO TO BOOST BHP AS WELL AS REMAPPIN R ADDIN A BOX

  2. BHP Plus says:

    @DA-GWIZZ

    Hi DA-GWIZZ,

    You can get one of our boxes this would boost you bhp by approx 25-30%, also the torque would be increased by approx the same. Our boxes are fully retunable (unlike a remap) Please see link for more info

    http://www.bhpplus.co.uk/Speedhawk-Diesel-Tuning-Box-Common-Rail.html?carid=591&box=true&Info=Nissan%20Almera%202.2%20dCi%20136%20BHP%20CR-2

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