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I’ve got the chance of a Racechip Pro2 V1 tuning box.
It’s never been fitted, the guy bought it for his Freelander 2 TD4.
It just goes inline on the fuel pressure sensor to ECU harness and you can set it to more performance or fuel economy or a happy medium of the two.
I’ve emailed Racechip to see if it will be compatible, just waiting for them to reply.
So my questions are, has anyone got any experience of this or any other plug and play type tuning boxes, and are they any good, worth having?
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I have one of these fitted

and its been fine for the last 12 month I did notice a difference pulling off etc fuel wise about the same but I'm happy with my return as iv said on other posts I covered 700mile 4 adults all luggage and it cost about £90 so well pleased.

My mate has a 2014 2.2 and mi e left him for dead lol.

Il definitely know the difference on the 30th as I'm having mine remapped not for any big gains but purley to have a car that can run as sweet as possible through all the range 😀.

Once mapped my box will probably be for sale its still got 12 month warranty on it too 😀😀
 

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Thanks for the insight, I think I might go for it if it turns out it’s compatible.
Nothing to lose really, just read a few horror stories of cars going into limp mode, blowing head gaskets, so the more positive stories the better really.
 

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I understand these type of boxes work by tricking the ECU into thinking the fuel pressure is a bit low, so the ECU injects more fuel, hence more power. It also confuses the trip computer which thinks less fuel has been used so can give good mpg readings as well. You would have to do manual calculations by topping the tank up to see what the real consumption is. I have not heard any horror stories, just uses more fuel to get more power.
 

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Well that’s thrown a spanner in the works 🤣😂🤣.
Must admit the lower fuel consumption was a plus point I was using to convince Mrs Hoseman lol.
 

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Rarely is there a freebie..
 

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I fitted a Racechip box on a Renault van a few years ago and i could feel an improvement in performance. MPG was better too unless I used all the extra performance. The van was much better to drive and gor off it's mark much better than before.

Would I fit another one. Probably not as you get a remap for less money.
 
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I understand these type of boxes work by tricking the ECU into thinking the fuel pressure is a bit low, so the ECU injects more fuel, hence more power. It also confuses the trip computer which thinks less fuel has been used so can give good mpg readings as well. You would have to do manual calculations by topping the tank up to see what the real consumption is. I have not heard any horror stories, just uses more fuel to get more power.
I understand the same.
If you really want better power and fuel consumption without trying to "fool" the car then a remap of the ECU is best..
 
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So I heard back from Racechip and it’s not compatible. It was only £45 so would have been a cheap mod.
We had a guy in our store today that races Porsche and he said he highly recommend Superchips. Quick check on their site shows an increase in BHP of 25 and a torque increase of 78nm, £278. Also, add a K&N33-2991 panel filter for £55, gives a subtle growl to the exhaust.
Thoughts?
 

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I've just been looking at the Bluespark version, there are 3 of them in the range but generally work the same as above by increasing fuel rail pressure. Whilst I found nothing but favourable reviews it did just seem like a cheat and with the top spec one being £279 and a remap starting (from some quick looking) at around £300 or so I thought I'd leave it for now and go remap later if I really wanted to perk things up as ultimately this would be the better way to go.
 

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The superchips is a re map service.
They have a agent quite local to me, I might in and see them.
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The superchips is a re map service.
They have a agent quite local to me, I might in and see them.
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My previous post shows what I have fitted for the past 12 month ot goes i for a remap on the 30th and Shaun is gonna tell me what its doing with the box then without prior to remap.

Only getting the map done as been very pleased with the box but now to get the Ecu set up perfect 👌 👍 😀

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Read the good reviews spoke to him my brother in law and one of my sons had there cars done there and were very happy 😊
 

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Will be interesting to see the difference with and without the box.
Look forward to seeing how it goes with the re map too.
Hope you post the outcome on here 👍
 

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Will be interesting to see the difference with and without the box.
Look forward to seeing how it goes with the re map too.
Hope you post the outcome on here 👍
Yup good or bad lol 😆
 
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