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Old Jan 14th, 2013, 09:06 PM
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Gentlemen. My 2011 FJCW seems a bit "ordinary". The car is used every day by the wife who doesn't put her foot down. Does the ECU "learn" the way its being driven and therefore adjusts itself or does it just need a good blast every now and again? It is only ever filled with V Power.
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How many miles on the clock?

I have a 2011 JCW

I drive it like a granny to work and back but open the taps on the dual carriageways

I give it a good blast when the mood takes me and Trash it the weekend and i have done a few track days in mine

The ECU will recognise the V power and run faster & smoother

The ECU does learn how you drive

If you want more noise n pops get an ITG Filter

Press the sport button to turn into a beast
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Old Jan 16th, 2013, 06:28 AM
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How many miles on the clock?

I have a 2011 JCW

I drive it like a granny to work and back but open the taps on the dual carriageways

I give it a good blast when the mood takes me and Trash it the weekend and i have done a few track days in mine

The ECU will recognise the V power and run faster & smoother

The ECU does learn how you drive

If you want more noise n pops get an ITG Filter

Press the sport button to turn into a beast

Thanks for your input. Mileage is just under 9k. I do use the sport button but the wife sees it as the Devil! I will drive as hard as I can on the weekends. Funny you should mention pops. My 2007 S would pop and bang like no tomorrow but I hardly hear any in this car.
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The wife had it detuned when you werent looking of course she will deny everything, ask her.
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Yeah i had that with mine

It didnt really open up and pop till 8,000 miles mark

But sounded quiet under the full throttle which i found strange


She is a right beast now




ps i popped today randomly on the drive to work in -3 degrees
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Quote: Originally Posted by AMAUTOS7 (original)

If you want more noise n pops get an ITG Filter

Do you mean a whole kit, or just a replacement filter? Mine seems to pop if i give it a blast then take my foot off, but always happy to have some more.

I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you.
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Don't think mine sounds like that......
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Correction it did today after a short blast - lovin it
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Just the panel filter
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