Author Archives: Ultimate Tuning

Seat Leon MK2 170 TDI

We’ve tuned a good amount of the 1P MK2 Leon’s, this one though, wasn’t as smooth sailing as we’d have liked. Typically we like to quote 2-3 hours for a remapping session so the customer decided to bring the car to us 09:00 Tuesday morning. After passing all the checks to make sure the car

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VW Polo Blue GT Scorpion Cat Back

Today we had a returning customer call in. They were having fitted their Scorpion None Resonated 2.75″ Cat Back system with 3.5″ polished Daytona tips they had ordered through us. We believe this was a first, Scorpion designed this system to fit the 1.8T Polo GTI but had never fitted one to the 1.4T Blue GT.

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DS3 1.6 90 Hybrid Turbo

We finally got round to bolting a hybrid turbo to our Citroen DS3 1.6HDI 90. Starting out at 90bhp things quickly evolved to 138bhp. You can read that blog post here: http://www.ultimatetuning.co.uk/citroen-ds3/ We weren’t content with the power output though. When you know the injectors are good for 180bhp and the only limiting factors are the

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2017 Malcolm Wilson Rally

Another year, another Malcolm Wilson Rally. With the WRC team M-Sport being based 25 minutes away from us, owner Malcolm Wilson puts on the local rally every year in March. The event has ran every year since 1978 and is a fixed date in our calendar. The 7 stage gravel rally spread across 3 locations in the county

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Seat Leon MK3 1.4TSI Stage 1

Last Thursday we had a customer call round very last minute, 18:00 to be exact. They were leaving for a long weekend and wanted their Seat Leon MK3 1.4 TSI 140bhp remapped. The car was relatively new, as such it sailed through our diagnostics scan showing no issues or faults. What we like to try and

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BMW E83 X3 2.0TDI 147

Last week we got a call from a local garage saying one of their customers had recently purchased a BMW E83 X3 2.0D and they wanted it remapped. The reason being that they bought it to tow their caravan and it was lacking in power when it came to overtaking lorries on the motorway. The

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Audi A8 D3 4.2TDI Stage 1+

The Audi A8, 2.5 Ton of German luxury. We had one round in a bit of a state, Limp Mode was active and the dash was light up like a Christmas tree. We plugged our dealer level diagnostic in to find that both DPF banks were blocked. We tried to do a forced regeneration of the

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Kulturschock 2016

We headed over to Newcastle race course on Sunday to check out Kulturschock. We only became aware of the event at the start of the month after talking to Steven Nicols (his mk4 above) at Fitted. This is what greeted you when you walked through the doors! A stupidly low Audi A6 C7 bagged with

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Ford Fair 2016 Show

On Saturday morning we set of on the 277 mile journey from The Lake District to Silverstone for Ford Fair 2016. On the way we met up with the local Ford club, Cumbria Ford Meet and joined their convoy.  Contrary to popular belief there is life north of Manchester. You start to get a glimpse of

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Ford Fair 2016

We’ll be making the 544 mile round trip to be at Silverstone this weekend for Ford Fair. Unfortunately we won’t be releasing our Stage 1 software for the new Ford Focus RS MK3 at the show as it just isn’t ready. Whilst this is a set back we stand by our ethos and only release

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