Category: Rolling Road

Astra J VXR Stage 2

Astra J VXR’s are becoming more and more popular for tuning now and here is another example. White seems to be a popular choice on this model. This car was brought to us for a Stage 2 Tuning package which consists of a replacement 76mm downpipe to remove the restrictive pre-cat, a revised silicone inlet […]

VW Scirocco R Mapping

Another VW brought in to us for mapping recenlty was this Scirocco R with the 2.0 Turbocharged EA113 engine (also used in VW Golf Mk5), which in standard trim is quoted at 261bhp and 258 lb ft torque. The car was already fitted with a full 3″ exhaust system, upgraded air inlet pipework and RamAir […]

Lotus Europa Mapping

The Lotus Europa is fitted with a Z20LER engine, as used in the Astra H 2.0 Turbo (Non VXR) and has the M32 6 speed gearbox. This particular car had been fitted with a VXR turbocharger, VXR injectors (both from the Z20LEH sister engine used in the Astra H VXR) and a Milltek exhaust and […]

Astra J VXR Development

This summer has seen a substantial increase in tuning demand for the A20NFT engine. This combined with the ECU’s use in the new Corsa E VXR has seen us spending many hours on the dyno looking at data with Stephan getting his teeth firmly into the intricacies, oddities, protocol and hidden depths of the Delco […]

Corsa E VXR Development

We are pleased to announce that the tuning program for the Corsa E VXR has begun. Stephan Klasen (our mapping engineer) has purchased a Corsa E VXR in ‘Shiny Rock’ Grey for a whole host of development work to compliment further existing on-going development on our own Astra J VXR, as the Corsa E shares […]

Astra H VXR Track Car Mapping

This track prepared (and more importantly track used) Astra H VXR came in for mapping to give it a performance improvement in the short term to compliment the other modifications which have been specifically aimed at making a good useable trackday car. Lightweight Team Dynamics 18″ alloy wheels help with unsprung weight and improve acceleration […]

K03 Hybrid Turbo 1.6

We have recently carried out some development work using a K03 Hybrid Turbo for the Corsa D 1.6 Turbo engine; Z16LEx/A16LEx/B16LEx Featuring a reworked compressor wheel and shaft, an uprated bearing pack and a modified inlet elbow, we tested the unit on a Corsa 1.6 Turbo on which we had previously carried out a full […]

Another Astra G Garrett Conversion

Brought in for a bottom end refresh with new bearings, crankshaft polish and mapping this conversion has a 3″ full exhaust, CSRacing full height front mounted intecooler, forged pistons, steel rods, external swirl pot and high pressure fuel pump set up and a Garrett GT3076R and TiAL external wastegate and hit 500bhp after mapping and […]

Astra H VXR Garrett Mapping

Another Astra H VXR in for mapping that has had a Garrett installation fitted to it. V Band Cast Manifold, Garrett GT2871HTA Motorsport Spec Turbocharger with metal bearing cage, Tial External Wastegate, AEM Dryflow Filter, 90mm AFM, 630cc Injectors, Aeromotive Fuel Pump, 80mm Inlet Pipe, 3″ Courtenay Klasen Downpipe, 3″ Courtenay Piper Exhaust System and […]

Garrett Conversion Astra G 2.0 Turbo

Brought to us for a full conversion, this car now features a VXR engine with LEH forged pistons and ZRP Steel Rods, our V Band Cast Manifold, Garrett GT2871HTA turbo with 4″ inlet pipe, Tial External Wastegate, 3″ Courtenay Klasen Downpipe, 3″ Courtenay Piper Exhaust System, Courtenay Klasen Camshafts, CSRacing Full Height Front Mounted Intercooler, […]

VX220 2.2 Upgrades

This very clean low mileage VX220 2.2 came to us for some pre trackday checks and upgrades prior to its owner getting involved in doing some UK track days. Apart from the obvious fluid changes; oil (5w-40 Fully Synthetic) and filter, brake fluid and gearbox oil (75w-90 Fully Synthetic), the spark plugs were also replaced […]

VX220 Tuning

Recently in for some fairly extensive modifications were this brace of VX220s. The 2.2 underwent a Stage 1 supercharger conversion, an uprated fuel pump with 48L alloy fuel tank and rolling road set up. The turbo model had a chargecooler system fitted, along with uprated fuel pump and uprated clutch, 80mm air flow meter and […]

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