Category: Chip Tuning

Tuning Boxes & Ignition Timing

The normal type of tuning box you see for modern turbo petrol cars will not have any ability to change ignition timing, so how can it be safe? Read more

Mercedes ML 270CDI W163 – Tuning Box Review

We supplied a tuning box to a customer with an Mercedes ML270CDI W163 around 4 weeks ago. Today they sent me an email giving me their thoughts and impressions, this is what they said Read more

Diesel Tuning Box – How It Works – Fuel Pressure Signal Manipulation

Tuning boxes for diesel engines work primarily by manipulating the fuel pressure signal that goes to the ECU from the fuel rail pressure sensor.

The graph below shows fuel pressure against expected engine torque and engine rpm for an example engine. Read more

Tuning Box – Can a Turbo Petrol Tuning Box Damage a Modern Engine?

The short answer is no, a tuning box cannot damage a modern turbo petrol engine, with two provisos. Read more

Tuning Boxes & Check Engine Lights – What You Need To Know Before You Buy

A check engine light with a tuning box is completely normal & you should expect to have to alter the settings of your tuning box at least once.

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Chip Tuning – What’s the difference between a tuning box and remapping?

Between remapping to “Stage 1” and a tuning box, the difference in power is small if there is any difference at all.

Stage 1 remapping will usually involve increasing the boost pressure slightly which is exactly what a tuning box does. Read more

What is the limit of a Turbo Diesel Tuning Box?

Ultimately, the limit of a diesel tuning box is the factory software because, the tuning box does not change the factory software.

We manipulate the fuel rail pressure to get the engine to inject more fuel but as engines get more advanced, they will use more sensors to monitor the engine.

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#RaceChip #Connect – Now Available in Greece @ Street & Circuit

It was a while coming but you can now adjust your engine power from your Smartphone.

The RaceChip Connect has been available in Germany and Austria for a few months but we can now offer it to our customers in Greece.

What you can do with the RaceChip Connect

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Adjustable Chip Tuning Boxes (Diesel) – What You Need To Know

More and more #dieseltuning boxes are adjustable. The adjustability allows the customer to increase the power of the engine over and above the standard settings of the #tuningbox.

While this is in theory a good thing, the customer needs to understand the consequences of changing to the settings of their diesel tuning box before they make adjustments.

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How Does A Chip Tuning Box Work? – Diesel Tuning Explained

Diesel tuning in general is much more straightforward. More fuel equals more power.#dieseltuning #chiptuning

Diesel chip tuning boxes and diesel tuning in general create more power by increasing the amount of fuel injected into the engine.

However when the fuel is injected into the engine it needs to be done correctly to avoid excessive fuel consumption and to prolong engine life.
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Chip Tuning Box – Petrol Turbo – How It Works

The basic principle of all chip tuning boxes is the same.

They manipulate the sensor signal going to the ECU, so the ECU compensates in a way which increases power.

In the case of chip tuning boxes for petrol turbo engines, the chip tuning boxes Read more

Chip Tuning Ελλάδα – Is A RaceChip Right For Me?

There are 3 types of Chip Tuning. Each type of chip tuning has its benefits and drawbackschip_tuning_ellada

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#LPG Chip Tuning Ελλάδα – RaceChip Chip Tuning

“Can I use the RaceChip on my LPG powered car” – This is one of the most common questions we get.

The answer is yes but with some conditions.chip_tuning_ellada Read more

Audi Chip Tuning Ελλάδα – Audi Chip Tuning Boxes

Audi Chip Tuning from RaceChip Ελλάδα @ Street & Circuit – The chip tuning boxes on this page are plug and play and for cars with the standard sized turbo only for petrol cars. The chip tuning boxes are plug and play and do not alter the factory software. If you are running without a […]

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Diesel Chip Tuning – How does it work? Will It Damage My Engine?

Diesel chip tuning product work simply by increasing the amount of fuel injected into the engine.chip_tuning_ellada Read more

Chip Tuning – Will it break/damage my engine/gearbox?

Customers asking if chip tuning is going to break their engine or gearbox has to be the most common question we are asked. chip_tuning_ellada Read more

Chip Tuning Box – What you need to look for

The market is completely flooded with tuning boxes for diesel engines, and chip tuning boxes for petrol engines are becoming easier to get. The question is, which one should you choose? Read more