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Old 16th June 2011, 13:05   #736
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Again a wonderful trip to my Native overall 1200 kms.
This was the first Highway trip after Race Chip installed in my Linea.
So very eager to check the car efficieny in Highway.
I had a Grin in my face entirely while doing the Trip.
Car is really awesome to drive in highway with Tuning Box.
After 1900 rpm, the car is pulling like a rocket and i had attained almost 185 kms in speedo and 177 kms in my GPS.
The Best part is, I Got 21.2 kmpl in my Car's trip meter.
That's 20.6 kmpl in the Tank fill method.
As i said earlier, after installing Tuning Box, FE is increased by .5 - 1 kmpl.
A real value for money purchase
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Happy to hear that the car returned a very good mileage.

By the by, what was the average speed displayed on the console and what is the cost of the race chip
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Happy to hear that the car returned a very good mileage.

By the by, what was the average speed displayed on the console and what is the cost of the race chip
Average Speed - 83 kms, Moreover i have taken some photos of the same but i deleted accidently from my iPhone today
I bougt Race Chip Tuning Box from Germany and i paid 120 Euros.
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Again a wonderful trip to my Native overall 1200 kms.
This was the first Highway trip after Race Chip installed in my Linea.
So very eager to check the car efficieny in Highway.
I had a Grin in my face entirely while doing the Trip.
Car is really awesome to drive in highway with Tuning Box.
After 1900 rpm, the car is pulling like a rocket and i had attained almost 185 kms in speedo and 177 kms in my GPS.
The Best part is, I Got 21.2 kmpl in my Car's trip meter.
That's 20.6 kmpl in the Tank fill method.
As i said earlier, after installing Tuning Box, FE is increased by .5 - 1 kmpl.
A real value for money purchase
Wonderful update! Congratulations once again. What is the total reading on the odometer now? Furthermore didn't you pay 45 euros as delivery charges?
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Wonderful update! Congratulations once again. What is the total reading on the odometer now? Furthermore didn't you pay 45 euros as delivery charges?

Delivery is free inside Germany and some European countries.
car has done around 32K.
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Old 17th June 2011, 09:37   #741
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that's great AKS! enjoy maaDi :-)
Did you also notice that performance tapers off after 165kmph? I presume the care is doing around 4K rpm at that stage.
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Hi AKS, how did you but the Race chip in Germany. did you order online or you got it from some shop? how much did they charge you? 129 euros or some discount?
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Hi AKS, how did you but the Race chip in Germany. did you order online or you got it from some shop? how much did they charge you? 129 euros or some discount?
I bought it from online and delivery is free and got deliver by UBS promptly next day of online order. I also paid 129 euros only. Please ensure that you order the correct box as 2 different models are listed for Linea 1.3 engines JTD & Multijet. Mine is JTD as it has the same power and torque as my Linea engine specs.
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that's great AKS! enjoy maaDi :-)
Did you also notice that performance tapers off after 165kmph? I presume the care is doing around 4K rpm at that stage.
I don't feel any lag after 165 kmph. But I'll check it again and let you know.
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do you have insight of a tuning box that will connect to the common rail as well as the turbo boost sensor?
this will be very close to remap. what all options did you consider before plunging for race chip?

i guess if you get the tax certificate you get back the 19% levied tax.
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do you have insight of a tuning box that will connect to the common rail as well as the turbo boost sensor?
this will be very close to remap. what all options did you consider before plunging for race chip?

i guess if you get the tax certificate you get back the 19% levied tax.
I never think about remap. considered plug in tuning boxes only. I heard a lot of tuning boxes, but I preferred either Pete's or race chip as both are having good reviews and some of my friends are having installed before including German mates. So ordered race chip.
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Talking Amazing Fuel Efficiency

Amazing Fuel Efficiency after installing Race Chip.
Any how i have to recheck because Myself unable to believe.

To Check Pure City Driving Mileage, I filled Diesel in the same Bunk as before and asked for Auto Cutoff.

Total Distance Travelled : 228.2
Average Speed : 19 Kmph
Trip Meter Average Consumption : 14.2 Kmpl
Fuel Consumed : 14.08 ltrs
Fuel Efficiency : 228.2 / 14.08 = 16.2 Kmpl (100% City + 100% AC)

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Amazing Fuel Efficiency after installing Race Chip.
Any how i have to recheck because Myself unable to believe.

To Check Pure City Driving Mileage, I filled Diesel in the same Bunk as before and asked for Auto Cutoff.

Total Distance Travelled : 228.2
Average Speed : 19 Kmph
Trip Meter Average Consumption : 14.2 Kmpl
Fuel Consumed : 14.08 ltrs
Fuel Efficiency : 228.2 / 14.08 = 16.2 Kmpl (100% City + 100% AC)
Rock and roll with your linea.. Thats some superior mileage there. Mine is now 10k old. Due for long drives next month (close to 3k at a shot). Enjoy the Diesel jet ..
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Rock and roll with your linea.. Thats some superior mileage there. Mine is now 10k old. Due for long drives next month (close to 3k at a shot). Enjoy the Diesel jet ..
Hi,
I too planned for Tiruneveli Trip last Friday for a week.
But due some official Chaos, the plan had tripped.
shifted to coming Friday, if everything goes well
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@aks_karthik,

I am almost in a verge of buying race chip for my linea MJD. You have mentioned all good things about the chip. Would like to know if there is any negative affect or any change you noticed after installing the chip

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