Put the car on the dyno at the weekend , my mate has access to one and i had spent the morning working on his car so just out of interest and in an effort to compare the common rail engine to the earlier PD engine that i had run up on their dyno some time previously
Result was a stonking...
Pretty much useless imo even worse than mine i love how the figure is just written in
If there was an issue with gear changing then i presume its an auto , 45hp losses from the wheels to the flywheel on an auto is laughable more like 60-80 i'd say but rundown losses arent easy to calculate with...
If its the same why is it 177hp and not 194?? Is it turbo, mapping what are the differences ??
As i said it doesnt matter what people think the dyno is the only way to know for sure
As i said my 320cdi didnt do 240hp either but felt significantly quicker than stock would easily outpace the...
I find 177hp to 230-240 hard to believe but who knows only one way to find out
Just to have it dyno'ed is often between £25 and £100 like labour rates it depends on the garage any work ie remaps or repairs will be extra
There is this guy in Devon
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Yes they do the dash lights up like a Christmas tree but drive a little and they all go out and make no difference to the data you get and wont hurt the car
I put my e320 cdi on the dyno with and without a van aaken tuning box which i had used for about 5 years , the car was pretty quick with...
In 8 years of ownership by S210 gave an average fill to fill of 33-34mpg i never saw over 50mpg even on the computer could sometimes get low 40's on a decent trip but the mpg computer would over read anyhow