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    1. #36
      Quote Originally Posted by Ocean Racer View Post
      The Heico product is fully supported by Heico, tunable and does not affect Volvo's warranty. TDI box voids warranty if detected.
      Admittedly, it is very expensive but the figures are genuine and not inflated like other products on the market.(TDI box)
      I'm impressed none the less! I'm beginning to explore options for a tune for my XC60 as well, but I'm not sure if it's within reach since I'm out here in Korea. I wish there were other tunes we could obtain by flashing from the OBDII port ala the VW community, but it's a small market, that's for sure.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Ocean Racer View Post
      not inflated like other products on the market.(TDI box)
      Didn't notice much difference with the TDI box? I couldn't find many reviews other then diesel stuff
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    5. #39
      Quote Originally Posted by BellevilleV70 View Post
      Didn't notice much difference with the TDI box? I couldn't find many reviews other then diesel stuff
      I think people are noticing a decent difference with the TDI box but Ocean is implying the numbers may be a tad optimistic. I have no idea one way or the other, and am mainly concerned with whether it would at least be enough to get my P* enhanced T6 into the high 12s while also remaining safe enough not to blow up my motor. Ideally it would even pass the diagnostic portion of the Massachusetts annual inspection without having to undo everything.
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      Quote Originally Posted by BellevilleV70 View Post
      Didn't notice much difference with the TDI box? I couldn't find many reviews other then diesel stuff
      When you think about it, Polestar optimisation in the T6 with K16 is at 14.5psi and only getting 242kw / 330hp

      Both Heico and TDI box say boost on their tune is set to 18psi.

      Without any hardware changes, I fail to see how TDI box can get an additional 40kw / 54hp. Impossible.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Ocean Racer View Post
      When you think about it, Polestar optimisation in the T6 with K16 is at 14.5psi and only getting 242kw / 330hp

      Both Heico and TDI box say boost on their tune is set to 18psi.

      Without any hardware changes, I fail to see how TDI box can get an additional 40kw / 54hp. Impossible.
      I'm not saying you're wrong, but to play the devil's advocate, at least consider the fact that adding boost isn't the only thing that makes more power. Controlling the tapering-off of boost (holding it longer), running more aggressive timing, pushing more or less fuel, narrowing a safety margin to within a short-n-curly's width of detonation, etc...these are some typical ways tuners get more power with a given hardware setup, assuming the turbo and fuel system has a high enough ceiling and the induction and exhaust are adequately free-flowing to make more power than the stock tune allows for. A lot of times turbocharged cars aren't anywhere near their full potential on the factory tunes, and big gains can be had with just a reflash because their stock tunes were super conservative for a variety of reasons (reliability, leaving power on the table for use in heavier or higher-priced applications with the same motor, meeting fuel economy or emissions targets, preserving the transmission, etc.). I'm not sure if this is or isn't one of those situations, but it's worth keeping in mind that the hardware may not be the limiting factor if the software is keeping numbers artificially low. Besides, a 4 psi bump is pretty substantial even without factoring-in timing and fueling changes. Dunno if the car can actually produce those numbers with stock turbo, exhaust, intakes, etc., but hopefully it's not too far off.
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      Bunn,
      You're right on most of what you have written but I'm not new to tuning nor how power is made from boost.
      Have a look at what gains other cars are 'apparently' making with this TDI box and you'll see a consistent pattern across all of them. Engines and engine management systems vary greatly, not to mention displacement and turbo size yet all show identical results in gains. What does that tell you.
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    9. #43
      Quote Originally Posted by Ocean Racer View Post
      Bunn,
      You're right on most of what you have written but I'm not new to tuning nor how power is made from boost.
      Have a look at what gains other cars are 'apparently' making with this TDI box and you'll see a consistent pattern across all of them. Engines and engine management systems vary greatly, not to mention displacement and turbo size yet all show identical results in gains. What does that tell you.
      Fair enough, and I certainly didn't mean to infer that you were a tuning nOOb. I probably know a lot less about this platform than you do.
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      Things have started to heat up a little.

      New Ferrita 3.5" performance downpipe has arrived.
      Polestar bi-modal exhaust next.

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      Awesome! Can't wait to see more updates.


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      Looks good. Wonder if you will see any gains from it. Does it have a hi-flow cat on it?
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      Quote Originally Posted by Ocean Racer View Post
      Things have started to heat up a little.

      New Ferrita 3.5" performance downpipe has arrived.
      Polestar bi-modal exhaust next.

      Just remember the spacer goes "post cat"...
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      Do you need an O2 spacer in order to not throw a CEL with the ferrita downpipe?
      I'll need a new cat momentarily
      Quote Originally Posted by Stewie5148 View Post
      Just remember the spacer goes "post cat"...

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      Yes you do. It goes on the rear o2 sensor - the good news is that is the easier one to get to.


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      The spacer (located in the top end in photo) will be relocated to the correct bung during installation
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