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 […]
Category: Rolling Road
Another Astra J VXR in for mapping, fitted with all the right components for Stage 3; Full 3″ Turbo Back Exhaust with pre-cat removal, CSRacing Intercooler, enlarged inlet hose, Induction Kit.
Returning after the Christmas and New Year break to work on more Astra J VXRs.
This Astra H VXR has been with us before for mapping and has a K06 turbo, full 3″ exhaust, Courtenay Klasen inlet manifold, CSRacing intercooler, steel rods (plus all the other required components) and achieved a very respectable 329bhp and 350 lb ft torque when last seen in the July heat this year. Previously running […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We recently remapped this Astra H SRi 2.0 Turbo model. The 3 door model with the Z20LEL engine leaves the factory with 170PS and was booked in for a repalcement 70mm pre-cat removal pipe, a high flow panel filter, ECU remapping and full rollinh road set up. Once on the rolling road after an initial […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Saturday 16th May. We had a varied selection of cars turn out for the VxDC Rolling Road day on Saturday 16th May, 2.0 16v Turbo Z20LEx engines being the most popular offering due to the wide range of tuning options available for this popular engine. We were fortunate to have good weather, with sunshine for […]
This Audi TT was brought to us for rolling road checking after having been fitted with a full exhaust system. The car was previously runing a Stage 1 remap prior to the fitting of the exhaust and had been updated with a new piece of software from a hand-held flash tool and the customer wanted […]
This low mileage VW Golf Mk6 GTi was brought to us for a health and power/torque check on our rolling road.
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 […]
A standard Golf Mk5 GTi brought to us for ECU remapping and rolling road set up achieving 240bhp.
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 […]