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Post by H8OAG » Sat Dec 30, 2006 12:57 pm

After a couple of trackdays my observations on the standard spec engine are as follows:-

Engine lumpy until 3000rpm and then pulls cleanly but slowly to 7000rpm
(It has only done 5000miles)

In an effort to release more ooomph, I have looked at the following:-

Removing existing two air filters and resonator valve to improve flow into the airbox.

The major improvement from the 190 upgrade kit appears to be the ECU

Can I simply plug in an 190 ecu to guage any improvement or should I just get the existing one remapped on the rolling road at Falkland?
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Post by GregR » Sat Dec 30, 2006 1:06 pm

IIRC the 190 upgrade also adds verniers
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Post by roadboy » Sat Dec 30, 2006 1:47 pm

The 190 upgrade includes a different inlet cam pulley (not adjustable) to change the timing on the inlet cam.

In my opinion, its really not worth the hassle and the cam timing is still miles out. The mapping is not much better on the 190 ECU either.

The only way to really improve the VHPD is to put on a pair of Piper vernier pulleys and an Emerald ECU with an appropriate map.

This will totally transform the driveability and output of the engine and would cost about £1000 fitted, including VAT.

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Post by GregR » Wed Jan 10, 2007 9:41 am

Iain - see here for 190 upgrade kit, £185:-

http://forums.seloc.org/classified.php? ... ad&id=2573
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Post by Gareth » Wed Jan 10, 2007 10:12 am

Supercharged Honda or Audi lump :twisted:

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Post by H8OAG » Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:31 pm

Greg

Can you paste it?.......Not a member of SELOC

As Dan states,Emerald and verniers appear to be the way to go.


Audi/Honda??

Mrs B would never agree to that one.......Need to sell my watches ............Gareth?? :shock:
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Post by Sanjøy » Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:33 pm

IAINBOAG wrote:Greg

Can you paste it?.

Advertisement Details
Category Car Parts
Title 190 Exige ECU
Advertiser Matt C
Created 09/01/07
Expiration date 08/02/07
Description Great improvement and upgrade to the 177 ECU.
190 Pullies included...
Price £185

mattc54@hotmail.com
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Post by H8OAG » Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:37 pm

:thumbsup Sanjoy
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Post by Gareth » Wed Jan 10, 2007 4:03 pm

IAINBOAG wrote:Greg

Can you paste it?.......Not a member of SELOC

As Dan states,Emerald and verniers appear to be the way to go.


Audi/Honda??

Mrs B would never agree to that one.......Need to sell my watches ............Gareth?? :shock:
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