Volkswagen Touareg 3.0 TDI tuned in Reading

Volkswagen Touareg 3.0 TDI tuned in Reading

Volkswagen Touareg 3.0 TDI tuned in Reading, Berkshire. This VW was less than a year old being a 2018 model. This had the latest MD1CP004 ECU which we had to program on the bench. Our stage 1 tuning on this achieved +54BHP / +100NM taking peak power to around 340BHP /...

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Ford Tranist Custom 2.2 tuned in Slough, Berkshire

Ford Tranist Custom 2.2 tuned in Slough, Berkshire

Ford Tranist Custom 2.2 tuned in Slough, Berkshire. These vans always lack that little extra that they need. Especially for this owner who was a builder carrying lots of weight. We tuned this Transit to around 180BHP / 420NM. Gains of +55BHP / +90NM. SM Tuning -...

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Mini One 1499 GT tuned in Camberley, Surrey

Mini One 1499 GT tuned in Camberley, Surrey

Mini One 1499 GT tuned in Camberley, Surrey. These Mini's come from the factory at a shocking 102BHP from the 1.5 Turbo engine. The customer of this vehicle didn't want to stand for that. We tuned this Mini to 170BHP / 280NM. Gains of +68BHP / +100NM! SM Tuning -...

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Ford Ranger 2016 tuned in Windsor, Berkshire

Ford Ranger 2016 tuned in Windsor, Berkshire

Ford Ranger 2016 tuned in Windsor, Berkshire. Our stage 1 tuning on this Ranger achieves +30BHP / +80NM taking peak figures to around 230BHP / 550NM. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Ford #Ranger #DieselTuning #MobileRemapping #Windsor #Berkshire

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BMW X5 3.0D 2008 tuned on the rolling road

BMW X5 3.0D 2008 tuned on the rolling road

BMW X5 3.0D 2008 tuned on the rolling road. This BMW came in at 227BHP / 372LBFT. Once we tuned it, it left with 276BHP / 447LBFT. Gains of +49BHP / +75LBFT. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #BMW #X5 #BMWTuning #RollingRoadTuning #DieselTuning

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Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi tuned in Milton Keynes

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi tuned in Milton Keynes

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi tuned in Milton Keynes. We are now back to work as of today. Normal service will slowly resume over this coming week. 🙂 Stage 1 tuning on this Insignia achieved 200BHP / 420NM. Gains of +40BHP / +70NM. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk...

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Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Bletchley, Milton Keynes

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Bletchley, Milton Keynes

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Bletchley, Milton Keynes. This VXR had some issues before tuning. The one way valve on the rocker cover was faulty and the diaphragm in the actuator had gone meaning the actuator wouldn't hold pressure / vacuum. The max boost we could get...

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Vauxhall Zafira VXR tuned in Swindon, Wiltshire

Vauxhall Zafira VXR tuned in Swindon, Wiltshire

Vauxhall Zafira VXR tuned in Swindon, Wiltshire. These seem to be a common sight with us at the moment. This one made 292BHP based on data log calculations. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Vauxhall #Zafira #VXR #Z20LEH #MobileRemapping #PetrolTuning...

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Vauxhall Zafira VXR tuned in Bletchley

Vauxhall Zafira VXR tuned in Bletchley

Vauxhall Zafira VXR tuned in Bletchley, Milton Keynes. Vauxhall red shining lovely like it should be. This VXR was in really good condition. Did exactly as it was told during tuning and made 281BHP based on data log calculations. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk...

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BMW E89 Z4 2.0 Turbo tuned in Maidenhead, Berkshire

BMW E89 Z4 2.0 Turbo tuned in Maidenhead, Berkshire

BMW E89 Z4 2.0 Turbo tuned in Maidenhead, Berkshire. These cars gain fantastic power from a simple map. Gains of +84BHP / +150NM are available from just software! This takes peak power to around 260BHP / 420NM. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #BMW #Z4...

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Mini Cooper 1.5T F56 tuned in Colnbrook, Berkshire

Mini Cooper 1.5T F56 tuned in Colnbrook, Berkshire

Mini Cooper F56 tuned in Colnbrook, Berkshire. This little 1.5 turbo engine achieved +30BHP / +80NM taking peak power to around 165BHP / 300NM. We also rescaled the sports displays for the added power. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Mini #F56 #Cooper...

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Vauxhall Astra J VXR tuned in Burrow In Furness

Vauxhall Astra J VXR tuned in Burrow In Furness

Vauxhall Astra J VXR tuned in Burrow in Furness, Cumbria. Proving that our mobile service has no limits and is truly nationwide. We drove 280 miles up the country and back to take our specialist tuning services to the door of this customer. We were on the road over 10...

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BMW 118D tuned in Milton Keynes

BMW 118D tuned in Milton Keynes

BMW 118D tuned in Milton Keynes. These cars always have great scope for tuning and as such respond very well! the 16, 18, 20D all use the same 2.0D engine just detuned. This one gained +47BHP / +80NM taking peak power to around 190BHP / 400NM! SM Tuning -...

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Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. We travelled 160 miles each way (320 mile round trip) to go and see this customer. This Astra VXR is one of 3 being a 2011 model Arctic and it's in very good condition. The owner is keeping this one tucked away in a...

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Vauxhall Astra H VXR tuned in Malvern, Worcestershire

Vauxhall Astra H VXR tuned in Malvern, Worcestershire

Vauxhall Astra H VXR tuned in Malvern, Worcestershire. Vauxhall red always looks nice when its good condition. This car is gleaming! Now it has the power to go with the looks! We tuned this on the road and estimated about 290BHP. The owner took it to a local rolling...

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Renault Trafic 1.6 125BHP tuned in Bridgnorth

Renault Trafic 1.6 125BHP tuned in Bridgnorth

Renault Trafic 1.6 125BHP tuned in Bridgnorth, Shropshire. Stage 1 tuning on this achieve +55BHP / +70NM taking peak power to around 180BHP / 390NM. We have done lots of development work on these and can offer lots of options on these vans. Check it out at:...

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Vauxhall Astra SRI Turbo tuned in Portsmouth

Vauxhall Astra SRI Turbo tuned in Portsmouth

Vauxhall Astra SRI Turbo tuned in Portsmouth. The owner of this Astra had bought the vehicle as a non runner and had a big list of problems to sort. After changing a whole host of parts of the car, it still wasn't running right. The last piece of the puzzle was the...

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Mercedes E220 CDI Sport tuned in Bristol

Mercedes E220 CDI Sport tuned in Bristol

Mercedes E220 CDI Sport tuned in Bristol. The owner of this E220 was left a bit unhappy with the performance and wanted to know if we could do anything to improve it. Of course we can. This is our forte! This Mercedes saw gains of +50BHP / +100NM taking peak power to...

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Audi A7 2017 S-Line 3.0 TDi tuned in Peterborough

Audi A7 2017 S-Line 3.0 TDi tuned in Peterborough

Audi A7 2017 S-Line 3.0 TDi tuned in Peterborough. The owner of this Audi wanted the vehicle tuned about 14 months ago. Sadly, due to running one of the new MD1 ECU's we were unable to tune the vehicle back then. Now that has changed! We carefully removed the MD1CP004...

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Vauxhall Corsa E VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Corsa E VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Corsa E VXR tuned on the rolling road. We tuned this Corsa VXR to stage 1 in the hot weather. Intake temps hit as high as 83c on some of the runs! We still managed to gain some power from carefully tuning it to suit. Figures: 214BHP / 221LBFT. SM Tuning -...

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Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road.

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road.

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road. This Astra VXR had been to us before for mapping. After updating the spec. The customer needed the map adjusting. Performed really well considering the dyno cell was 27 degrees! Figures: 305BHP / 322LBFT. SM Tuning -...

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Range Rover Evoque SD4 2.2 tuned in Hemel Hempstead

Range Rover Evoque SD4 2.2 tuned in Hemel Hempstead

Range Rover Evoque SD4 2.2 tuned in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. This vehicle used to struggle when pulling away from junctions, roundabouts etc. We tuned this to improve that and it certainly delivered! Now running around 230BHP / 470NM. Gains of +40BHP / +50NM....

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Mercedes A180 CDi tuned in Mill Hill, London.

Mercedes A180 CDi tuned in Mill Hill, London.

Mercedes A180 CDi tuned in Mill Hill, London. These A class's gain well being such a heavily detuned engine. We gained around 60BHP / 130NM taking peak power to around 170BHP / 380NM. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Mercedes #A180 #MillHill #London

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The importance of checking cars before tuning….

The importance of checking cars before tuning….

The importance of checking cars before tuning.... This VXR we went out to tune had some instantly noticeable symptoms. Whether related or not, it caused us to start investigating further. Smoking from the exhaust and the engine felt lazy when revving. We started...

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Vauxhall Vectra VXR tuned in Market Drayton

Vauxhall Vectra VXR tuned in Market Drayton

Vauxhall Vectra VXR tuned in Market Drayton, Shropshire. This Vectra surprised us upon arrival. This had done over 205,000 MILES! We have never seen one with this high mileage, Let alone tuned one! This car performed really well. It had Insignia VXR turbo and...

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Mercedes (Brabus) Vito 3.0 V6 CDi tuned in Chelmsford

Mercedes (Brabus) Vito 3.0 V6 CDi tuned in Chelmsford

Mercedes (Brabus) Vito 3.0 V6 CDi tuned in Chelmsford, Essex. We love tuning these. The engines have so much potential and these pull like a train once done! Now running around 260BHP / 580NM. Gains of +36BHP / +140NM!! SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning...

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Volkswagen Golf R Tuned in Oxford

Volkswagen Golf R Tuned in Oxford

Volkswagen Golf R Tuned in Oxford. This customer had used us before back in 2015 with a Vectra VXR they used to own. After selling that and getting this Golf R they wanted to see what we could do to it! The owner was very impressed with the tuning service we provided...

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Kia Sorento 2.2 tuned in Reading, Berkshire

Kia Sorento 2.2 tuned in Reading, Berkshire

Kia Sorento 2.2 tuned in Reading. Sometimes even with all our tuning tools we still have to open up ECU's for programming. This one today only needed 1 boot pin which made life a lot simpler! This Kia is mainly used for towing caravans and needed some extra pulling...

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Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road. This car was tuned by us before over 2 years ago. It came back for a tweak with some new parts. Still running very strong and performing very well! Now running 326BHP / 330LBFT. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning...

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Toyota Hilux 3.0 D4-D tuned in Clacton on Sea

Toyota Hilux 3.0 D4-D tuned in Clacton on Sea

Toyota Hilux 3.0 D4-D tuned in Clacton on Sea, Essex. This was used for towing and needed some extra oooomph! Stage 1 tuning on this saw +39BHP / +120NM taking peak power to around 210BHP / 480NM. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Toyota #Hilux #DieselTuning...

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Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road. Another well built car by Darren Powell doing exactly as it needed. Now running 343BHP / 365LBFT. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Vauxhall #Astra #VXR #Z20LEH

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Vauxhall Zafira GSi tuned in Beverley, East Yorkshire

Vauxhall Zafira GSi tuned in Beverley, East Yorkshire

Vauxhall Zafira GSi tuned in Beverley, East Yorkshire. We travelled over 200 miles each way to take our tuning services to the door of this customer. He had used us before on a previous vehicle a few years back and now wanted us to tune this. The ECU was already tuned...

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BMW 520D Tuned in Reading, Berkshire

BMW 520D Tuned in Reading, Berkshire

BMW 520D Tuned in Reading, Berkshire. Stage 1 tuning on this BMW saw gains of +30BHP / +80NM, Peak figures are now around 220BHP / 480NM. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #BMW #520D #DieselTuning #Reading #Berkshire

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Audi A6 2.0TDi 2013 tuned in Reading, Berkshire

Audi A6 2.0TDi 2013 tuned in Reading, Berkshire

Audi A6 2.0TDi 2013 tuned in Reading, Berkshire. Whether it's an Audi, Vauxhall, BMW or Mercedes. We always carry out a health check to ensure the vehicles we work on are fit to be tuned. This Audi had around 74,000 Miles on the clock. After a health check we advised...

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Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Rickmansworth

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Rickmansworth

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Firstly, we did a full health check on this VXR to ensure everything was as it should be to ensure a smooth tuning process. During this we found the following: - Faulty one valve on rocker cover - Kinked...

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Vauxhall Astra VXR Tuned in Newport, Wales

Vauxhall Astra VXR Tuned in Newport, Wales

Vauxhall Astra VXR Tuned in Newport, Wales. This VXR is now running 287BHP. The coupe in the background is there for a reason too. We tuned this vehicle back in 2015 and whilst we were down in Wales the owner asked if we could data log it to ensure all was well. It...

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Vauxhall Meriva Z20LET tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Meriva Z20LET tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Meriva tuned on the rolling road. Something you don't see every day... A Meriva running a Z20LET 2.0 Turbo engine! This car is now a little pocket rocket and certainly a sleeper. Figures 286BHP / 294LBFT. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Vauxhall...

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Vauxhall Corsa E VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Corsa E VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Corsa E VXR tuned on the rolling road. We had to be careful of the stock MAF limits on this as the customer didn't upgrade to the larger 80MM MAF. Figures: 225BHP / 227LBFT. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Vauxhall #Corsa #VXR

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Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road. This VXR still had a stock intercooler which meant the figures struggled. As can be seen, the intake temps hit over 70c on a power run! Figures: 277BHP / 306LBFT. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Vauxhall #Astra...

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Volvo V40 2.0 Tuned in Wokingham, Berkshire

Volvo V40 2.0 Tuned in Wokingham, Berkshire

Volvo V40 2.0 Tuned in Wokingham, Berkshire. This Volvo used the very latest Denso ECU which needed to be unlocked on the bench so we could program it via the OBD socket. We jacked the vehicle up and removed the front wheel. Then removed the wheel arch liner so we...

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BMW 335D X Drive tuned in Stockton On Tees

BMW 335D X Drive tuned in Stockton On Tees

BMW 335D X Drive tuned in Stockton On Tees. We love tuning these BMW's. They always perform so much better once tuned. Gaining nearly 70BHP & 100NM over stock coupled with 4WD they really are a wolf in sheep's clothing! Now running 380BHP / 720NM. SM Tuning -...

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Vauxhall Corsa VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Corsa VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Corsa VXR tuned on the rolling road. A fully forged engine in this mean't we could push the torque much harder then normal. Figures: 235BHP / 274LBFT SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Vauxhall #Corsa #VXR

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Vauxhall Astra Z20LET 888 tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Astra Z20LET 888 tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Astra Z20LET 888 tuned on the rolling road. The front bumper on these looks really nice but it certainly doesn't help the intake temps. This car had over 65 degree intake temps. Figures: 266BHP / 302LBFT. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Vauxhall...

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Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road. A nice and simple stage 3 car hitting the magical 300. Not many do it, but some do. Figures: 301BHP / 313LBFT. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Vauxhall #Astra #VXR #Z20LEH

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Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned on the rolling road. The owner of this vehicle modified this with no expense spared. What the car needed, it got. This goes to show. It made some fantastic numbers and has such usable power! Figures: 317BHP / 314LBFT. SM Tuning -...

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BMW 520D Tuned in Salisbury

BMW 520D Tuned in Salisbury

BMW 520D Tuned in Salisbury. This was a brand new, 68 plate "G" series BMW. As we always invest in the latest tools we tuned this over the OBD socket. No need to remove the ECU. Now running 220BHP / 480NM. Gains of +30BHP / +80NM. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk...

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Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Thetford, Norfolk

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Thetford, Norfolk

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Thetford, Norfolk. Before tuning we checked this vehicle over as we always do. The one way valve had failed on this, which was causing the rocker cover to leak constantly in places. The vehicle also had a misfire. This was down to the...

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Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi tuned in Southampton

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi tuned in Southampton

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi tuned in Southampton. This 2016 Insignia uses the later Delco E98 ECU. This is now running 200BHP / 450NM. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Vauxhall #Insignia #CDTi #DieselTuning #Southampton

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Vauxhall Astra 1.9 CDTi tuned in Leicester

Vauxhall Astra 1.9 CDTi tuned in Leicester

Vauxhall Astra 1.9 CDTi tuned in Leicester. We added hard cut limiter on this at 4500RPM and tuned it. This is now running 194BHP. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Vauxhall #Astra #CDTi #DieselTuning #Leicester

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BMW X18D tuned in Reading

BMW X18D tuned in Reading

BMW X18D tuned in Reading. Now running 190BHP / 400NM. Gains of +40BHP / +80NM. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #BMW #X1D #DieselTuning

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BMW 640D tuned in Amesbury, Wiltshire.

BMW 640D tuned in Amesbury, Wiltshire.

BMW 640D tuned in Amesbury, Wiltshire. The owner of this BMW, a previous customer of ours. Decided his last car needed upgrading. This was its replacement after him owning an Audi A5 3.0TDi. This comes from factory more than a stage 1 tuned A5 3.0TDi which means stage...

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Mercedes A45 AMG tuned in Farnham Royal

Mercedes A45 AMG tuned in Farnham Royal

Mercedes A45 AMG tuned in Farnham Royal. We always love tuning these A45's. They are such a well built car and always perform as expected. The 2.0 Turbo engine has great scope for power coming from factory at 380BHP! This one is now running just shy of 420BHP. SM...

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Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Vauxhall Astra VXR tuned in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Another long day for us out on the road. We travelled over 560 mile round trip from London to Newcastle and back (Over 10 hours driving time) to bring our tuning services to the door of this customer. This VXR had quite...

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Vauxhall Corsa VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Corsa VXR tuned on the rolling road

Vauxhall Corsa VXR tuned on the rolling road. This one held torque extremely well which will give an incredible drive on the road! Figures: 243BHP / 242LBFT. SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Vauxhall #Corsa #VXR

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Vovlo C30 ECU in for cloning.

Vovlo C30 ECU in for cloning.

Vovlo C30 ECU in for cloning. We had two ECU's sent to us for cloning because of one having throttle faults. Upon looking at the main board it seemed there was water ingress which had corroded the board. Luckily, we were able to copy all the data over and just make...

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Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi tuned in Shoeburyness, Essex.

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi tuned in Shoeburyness, Essex.

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi tuned in Shoeburyness, Essex. Another one we used our bench protocol on with no need to open the ECU. This makes our job so streamlined when it comes to tuning these later Insignias! SM Tuning - www.smtuning.co.uk #SMTuning #Vauxhall...

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Vauxhall Astra SRi Turbo tuned in Peterborough.

Vauxhall Astra SRi Turbo tuned in Peterborough.

Vauxhall Astra SRi Turbo tuned in Peterborough. We had previously tuned this vehicle before to around 240BHP. The customer has now upgraded to VXR injectors and AFM meaning we could unlock some more power out of the overall spec. Now running 293BHP according to logs....

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Vauxhall Vivaro 1.6 Euro 6 Tuned in High Wycombe

Vauxhall Vivaro 1.6 Euro 6 Tuned in High Wycombe

Vauxhall Vivaro 1.6 Euro 6 Tuned in High Wycombe. We can tune these over the OBD port thanks to a development in our tooling. Much less intrusive and ECU removal is no longer required. This customer needed some more power with an aim towards MPG too. We custom built a...

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Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi Tuned in St.Albans

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi Tuned in St.Albans

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi Tuned in St.Albans. We gave the vehicle a full health check first to ensure everything was running as it should be. We then carefully removed the ECU to use our latest piece of equipment and program on the bench. We no longer need to open...

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