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Old 23-03-2009   #16
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Re: Grande Punto Turbo Gone

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Your a BEng automotive engineer im sure you can swap a turbo?
You would think so, but i can count on one hand (and still have spare fingers) the amount of times i actually got my hands dirty during the degree.
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You would think so, but i can count on one hand (and still have spare fingers) the amount of times i actually got my hands dirty during the degree.
teehee thats the problem with all degree's I think
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Re: Grande Punto Turbo Gone

It all makes interesting reading but its not putting me off getting a remap.
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Re: Grande Punto Turbo Gone

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It all makes interesting reading but its not putting me off getting a remap.
It just delays me getting one!!
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Re: Grande Punto Turbo Gone

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I Wont be Mentioning That
Think there might be more than one person in Manchester connected to a Fiat garage using this forum
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Re: Grande Punto Turbo Gone

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It all makes interesting reading but its not putting me off getting a remap.
hi jamie

this is jamie off stilosport isnt it?

You might be out of luck if you say you've just MOT your car, is it out of warrenty now? so that means would be a will of good jesture from the garage/fiat - if they detect the map your chances aren't good? Let us know how you get on, fingers crossed for ya
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Re: Grande Punto Turbo Gone

Yes its me from SS...Hello Rob

No mate, my MOT isnt due for another 6 months
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Re: Grande Punto Turbo Gone

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Yes its me from SS...Hello Rob

No mate, my MOT isnt due for another 6 months
The MOT bit was aimed at theDTP, is me typing quick on me phone
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Re: Grande Punto Turbo Gone

if its under warranty, don't mention the map. i killed my turbo but was replaced under warranty... try not to do burn outs - that's asking for trouble.
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did u have a 0-60 time of 5.8 - 6.0 seconds then? if so im getting mine remapped asap. i didnt think it would be as low as that
Video On YouTube .. One Before Re-Map .. One After, Video Lasts About 4Minutes Because For Some Reason I Couldn't Get It Off The Clocks =S Most I Had Is 143 I Think .. The One I Edited Down To 6 Seconds Is Messed Up =S All Blurry ..

.. I Set Off Around 2.6/7 Reach 60 About 8.5/6 On The Video, I'm Pretty Sure Anyway, Take A Look .. 100 In About 16 Seconds.


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Re: Grande Punto Turbo Gone

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It wont imo. It wont be faster than low 7's
Video Proof Dudeeee Lol .. It's Weird, I Never Thought It Would Be That Low Either ..
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Think there might be more than one person in Manchester connected to a Fiat garage using this forum
Huh ?!?! Lol .. Oh Well, 'cause I Care Soooo Much, Only Joking !!

.. Devostation If They Find Out 'cause Of This Forum
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Re: Grande Punto Turbo Gone

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hi jamie

this is jamie off stilosport isnt it?

You might be out of luck if you say you've just MOT your car, is it out of warrenty now? so that means would be a will of good jesture from the garage/fiat - if they detect the map your chances aren't good? Let us know how you get on, fingers crossed for ya

Thanks Mate .. For The Crossed Fingers Lol, Apparently It Could Well Be A Faulty Turbo So I Could Be In Luck, But There Again, Like You Said .. IF They Detect The Map Then My Chances Aren't Good Yet They Could Turn Round And Say Like A Few People Have Said "The Re-Map Just Resulted In Failure Quicker" .. Realllllllyyyy Doubt It Tho
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Re: Grande Punto Turbo Gone

When my turbo blew, it took the engine block with it; several peicies of the turbo went down the air intake and damaged the engine internals.

Took it back to fiat who discovered the map and my warranty was voided on the spot.

3K of damage and not covered!!
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Re: Grande Punto Turbo Gone

Its not really the best idea to post videos up of you doing 140 odd mph
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