Don't really write much in this forum, but have to share this with you. My wife has a Mini One which I found a wee tad on the slow side. After searching e-bay one night a company on there was offering 138bhp upgrade for £179! So bought there and then. I had to wait two weeks to have the car remapped and I'm just this minute back! OMG what a difference. The One now flies. It's a total transformation. The car just pulls strongly all the way up to 7000rpm. on the way home I managed to severly embarrass a Cooper. Even gave a guy in a Porsche Cayenne (non turbo) something to think about. I simply gob smacked with the difference. I have to use 97-98 octane fuel but to be honest a £4 a fill more than 95 it's not a problem.
having a K&N panel filter fitted tomorrow so hopefully a nice sound aswell.
Right I'm off out again. This could end in divorse! I'll keep the Mini.
Not doubting what you have said stevie but i just wondered if anyone, who have had this company chip their mini, have had it rolling road tested against the claimed increased performance figures? I am a little sceptical!
Jamie from Shire tuning did mine aswell. Can say that it is a hell of a lot faster, quite fast upto 4 thousand then it just wakes up and kicks you back. Not sure about the rolling road, will get that checked out sometime soon, but at the end of the day i'm 18 and i'm very happy with it
This sounds too good to be true
We need some info from this company to back up their claims.
I've just sent them an "ask seller a question" message that reads:
Hi, I'm interested in an ECU upgrade for my MINI. 138BHP is well above what other well known tuning companies are offering for this car. Do you have performance graphs/statistics that you could email me? How was the 138BHP figure measured? Dyno/rolling road tested? This increase sounds to good to be true! Your 100% feedback speaks volumes about your product but I would appreciate some technical info. Many Thanks
I'll let you all know what response I get
I'm quite tempted by this mod but...138 BHP?
(More than what established/known tuners are extracting)
What's the catch?!
We do not have our own dyno but our customers have had these measured themselves, most we've seen so far is 137bhp, but the guys in Germany have seen 138bhp!! All cars will differ slightly and also no rolling roads will ever read the same as another!
This is only when fitted with a induction filter and optimized for 98oz fuel. With the 2005 onwards models this power is not possible, only 125-130bhp.
I really recommend it, the guy does know what hes talking about,i'm not saying its definatly 138bhp but it is a hell of alot faster than the standard one and i've definatly embarassed the odd standard cooper haha.
He gave me the full ecu normal map on a disc aswell so can revert back to standard at any time. Like i said guys, in next couple of months or so i'll ta\ke it for a rolling road test and let you know.
Here goes, i've interupted an England V Irelane game for this.
I had owned 41 cars to date. Including M3's, V8's Pinto's, A sieres, srtiatght sixes, V6 capri's, Rx's, and the list goes on. But jamie has given me a genuinely quick car for £179. Wether it be 138bhp! or not ( I think it is) look back a few years and 20bhp would have cost you a mint!
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