Monthly Archives: December 2019

Keeping our inlet temps in check. Twin-Charged R53

As I stated earlier, like most R53 owners, keeping the inlet temperatures on track is a consistant battle.Bolting a turbocharger on there too should help right?! So, we've gone to a +10% pulley on the supercharger, keeping us now way into the efficiency range of the M45 again. So should keep our post charger temperatures…
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R53 Turbocharger manifold

One of the first things to do was sort our exhaust manifold. One of the reasons we selected the turbocharger we had, as it's physical properties. They have a very odd shaped exhaust housing, allowing us to keep the turbocharger up high, and avoid the whole power steering system and various other bits. We made…
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Decisions Decisions.

So plenty of people have been down this path before, with various levels of success. One of our battles with the present state of the vehicle has been heat. Inlet temperatures are just ridiculous at combe, continuous lost horsies. We are hoping with the twin charging setup, we should be able to control temperatures somewhat…
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Quantum Duratec Supercharged Project

We first saw this car when James brought it to us for mapping the original engine and ECU on throttle bodies. It was running a crate 'duratec' engine on OMEX with throttle bodies. The car has the Type-9 gearbox and a Sierra LSD. We brought her up to a respectable 200bhp at the time. James…
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Ultra4 Truck Tuned with HP Tuners on the rolling road

You've probably gathered, if you follow any of my pages, I'm a sucker for something interesting, or a little crazy. Then, of course, there's this. 😂 Neal Jones from RED Winches fame, gave me a call regarding the tuning of his LY6 V8 powered Ultra4 truck a while ago. Now, if you've ever done any off roading, you will…
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Peugeot 205 T16 on the rolling road

A quick video of a genuine Group B T16 205 we had on the rolling road at PVE in Somerset a while ago.  This vehicle was brought to us in order to go over a few issues the vehicle was having. The car is running Pectel. We have plenty of cooling for such vehicle in…
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