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  1. mart86

    Ecu Tek Pro Kit

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  2. What sports cat are you using?
  3. That's good to know. Do you know if it's compatible with the TD kit? From the overpipe back that is.
  4. I opted for the Berk high flow cat. Mike couldn't get it to work correctly. If I remember, something about retarding the timing? So give that one a miss if you were thinking of it. I'm tempted by the Avo world 3" full exhaust with catalyser. Surely this would work as its designed for the Avo turbo kit.
  5. Chinese and a German national seem to be in ties and have had multiple companies dissolved. Funnily enough the administrators have been the same ones each time and are claiming huge fees each time. Looks like a fiddle. I bet a new company pops up soon enough with the same 2 directors. Avoid at all costs.
  6. This isn't a hardware fault. It's a software issue. Mine has done this since day one and is a known issue. It happens if you make adjustments using the built in equaliser. If you set it to default and restart your head unit it shouldn't happen again so long as you don't adjust it. Use another eq app.
  7. Looking at recent reviews I wouldn't recommend them either. Warranty is pretty much non existent. They're not a UK registered company. When I got mine I'm sure they had a UK address and warehouse and didn't pay any import duty. They don't support UK registered re-sellers with warranty claims which is probably why car audio point has gone into administration. Are you having the same issue as before? I'd open it up and check the thermal paste on the main chip. It's a well known issue with these units. If they're not honouring their so called warranty then you really have nothing to lose.
  8. mart86

    Facelift lower mpg

    My 2017 86 was getting an average of 37 mpg stock. That was a 20/30/50 town/a roads/motorway. Not hanging about either but roughly sticking to motorway speed limits. With cruise control on over a longer motorway journey I would get 45 mpg. Surprisingly after going forced induction with 9 inch wheels and 245 tyres I'm still getting roughly 35 mpg with same driving style over same journeys. Obviously a fair bit less when playing.
  9. I've seen a few issues with overheating on the px5 unit this is based on and people installing new thermal paste and heat sinks. Can you download a temperature app and check? Are you using the head units amp to power speakers? I've used a separate amp since installing which is why I may not have encountered any overheating.
  10. mart86

    Dan from Adrian Flux Insurance Services

    This has now been sorted. Just had a nice lady call me to say it's been investigated and I was indeed told that the initial price would include forced induction upgrades. The excess charge is being refunded. Annoying that this has happened but it's been dealt with swiftly so restored some confidence in the company. Thank you Dan for escalating and resolving the issue.
  11. mart86

    Pioneer GM-D1004 and stock head unit

    Yes you are correct. Sorry it's been a while since I installed mine with the stock head unit. As far as I remember it was all plug and play and didn't need any modifications at all. Unfortunately I don't have my car at the moment to check for you. Double check the wiring and make sure you haven't got the head unit and amplifier trying to power the speakers at the same time, if that's even possible with those adaptors.
  12. mart86

    Pioneer GM-D1004 and stock head unit

    Is the amp correctly set to high level input? I think it's set to low level by default.
  13. mart86

    Dan from Adrian Flux Insurance Services

    Not very happy with these at all. I originally got a quote and took out a policy last September after having a discussion about turbo charging in the near future. I planned to get it a few months later but plans got pushed back. I was assured that the price would be the same for anything under 300bhp and to just phone them up and they'll amend the modifications. The only modification I had at the time I took the policy out was a catback exhaust and paid almost double what my cheapest quote was. I've now phoned up to make the changes and have had to pay an extra £100 on top of the premium with only 3 months left on my policy. So would be £400 a year extra. A £30 admin charge. And excess has gone up £200 extra. Safe to say I'll be looking elsewhere come renewal.
  14. mart86

    Aftermarket Wheels & TPMS

    All I've done is read the codes using carista app free version. Then used maxi programmer to program 4 new sensors using the same codes.
  15. mart86

    Aftermarket Wheels & TPMS

    I've just had new wheels and fit tpms sensors to them. Bought the autel maxi sensors and programmer. Very easy to do. If you've got a obd Bluetooth/WiFi adaptor you can get the codes using the free version of carista.
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