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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

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.

Let me explain

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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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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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Pedal Tuning Boxes – How They Work

The most important thing to remember is that pedal tuning boxes do not increase the power of the engine at all.

Pedal tuning boxes work simply by increasing or decreasing the amount of signal that the throttle pedal sensor sends to the ECU.

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