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    Remap Or DTUK box?

    Ok so still really new and first time owning an Astra but stumbled across loadsa things about making them faster. Have a CDTI 150 BHP SRi and have seen people talking about getting them "re-mapped" and seen DTUK website about a box.

    Few stupid questions. If it gives it more power how does it do better MPG? And also does it like hurt your engine in anyway by pushing it too hard or anything?

    Also whats better the box or ECU remap? And costs and performance?

    Thanks

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    I got a Brand new DTUK box for sale m8 at a cheap price, one boys had these rolling rd with box on and grained 50bhp so dunno if u get that from remap

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    it can help with mpg because it has more power to keep it at a rev and you can change up a gear sooner as its got more power hense better mpg. but also if you wack ya foot down it will use more fuel. so its all down to how you drive....
    astra cdti 202bhp 323 lb-ft torque 45mpg
    audi tt 180bhp and no lb-ft torque lol

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    Your remap will be as good as the person doing it to be honest. The dtUK chip seems like a solid chip as far as chip mods go. I'd prefer remap myself, but not everyone's good at it...

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    The newest DTUK box has seen gains of 65 bhp. There are pros and cons for both its for you to make up your mind, Remap is more expensive and you cant take it with you should you swap your car, the box can. Its personal choice in the end.
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    I just got a box last week and im on setting A. Put it this way, theres no more "should i overtake or not, is there enough space, do i have the power" The answer is always yes!! Funily enough Ive not had a smoke issue at all yet either. The box is awesome! Even with me driving with a heavy foot my mpg has gone from and average of 41 to 44. So I reckon ill be in the early 50's if I drive nicely
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    Can you get a re-map and a box or does the box do the same basic thing as the re-map??

    Dan

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    Buy a box had the CRD2 09 and was very good but now got the CRD-T and love it...and the best thing is i can change the power when i feel like it unlike a remap
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