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    Smile Didn't we have a lovely time, the day we went to Courtenays...(56k Warning)

    Well, we've both survived a very long trek down to Courtenays in Norfolk and have had a fabulous 2 days with Jon and the rest of the guys.

    Scotty's car undergoing major surgery - minus it's turbo



    Scotty's hybrid before the transplant



    Scotty's shiny new hybrid fitted



    The moment of truth....





    ...and then it's my turn




    with the ECU being wiped out and reprogrammed - a very tense moment..




    and thank god they both survived and were drivable to be placed outside the workshop for our final pic..




    So to sum up - Scotty had a new hybrid turbo fitted and CS4 and I had a new AFM, MAP sensor and a CS3 .

    Both cars were benchmarked at the same figure with 229BHP and 219llb per foot torque.

    After the work had been carried out, the cars were put on the rollers again..

    Scotty's got:

    275.9BHP with 292.5 llbs per foot torque.

    and mine after most parts had been replaced got:

    254.7BHP and 273.5llb per foot torque.

    These were the new Courtenay High Torque Versions of the maps and I have to say that we are both really, really pleased with the results and Courtenay's 15 years Experience of tuning Vauxhalls.

    Jon did comment that he thought that the figures were conservative, as they prefer to quote it this way due to any discrepancies within other rolling roads.

    We would, without hesitation, recommend them to anyone considering doing the same as us. The Staff's dedication to getting the job done is a credit to Courtenay as they worked all hours to ensure that the optimum results were achieved.


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    What a fine pair of maps !

    Amazing they both benchmarked the same before !

    Have you stopped smiling yet ?

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    No mate - have'nt stopped smiling yet - both cars are awesome to drive - the torque figures are very impressive - and it shows...



    We couldn't benchmark my car due to computer problems, but we know that they were within a couple of bhp of each other...

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    looks like you had a eventful two days.

    looking good
    life's to fast to go slow. so get the turbo.

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    looking awesome you two, bet you are both well chuffed.

    Worth the money?

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    2 great cars there with some serious H.P under the bonnet. Drool Drool.

    Nice results.
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    Didn't know you were both in Norfolk! We would've come and said hello!! Or was it top secret???
    why do today what you can...... I'll finish this later

    2958cc was 175BHP @ 4000rpm, 370Nm (273lb.ft.) @ 1900rpm NOW 230BHP/469Nm (344.9lb/ft)!! www.IUsedToOwnTwoAstras.com

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    well cant wait to get in the cars now and feel the power difference, (or drive one :cheeky) cant wait now for the east mids meet

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    It looks like the front of your car was touching the floor in this shot

    Defend Freedom. You are the resistance!

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    Very nice and some impressive figures. Ill be waiting for a ride in it tomorrow!

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