Diesel Superchips Bluefin

Big Ben

Winner - POTM February 2018
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Hi all.
Has anyone had any experience with chipping their Diesel engine?
The warranty runs out on our family Kuga soon and both me and the missus think the car would be perfect if it had a little more punch.
Have looked at the following:
http://www.mybluefin.co.uk/search?make=9&fueltype=2&model=450&variant=3250
Obviously figures are taken with a pinch of salt but even half the quoted numbers would be acceptable for the advertised price.
Any thoughts, experience or alternatives would be appreciated.
 

Johnny 99

Winner - POTM October 2018
Platinum Member
Not a diesel Ben, but my friend has bluefin on his 200 & is happy. It got rid of the flat spot & improved driveability. If you haven't done anything before Spa you can talk to him there.
 

Sean197

RIP Albi :(
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I'm seriously tempted by the dtuk tuning box for my golf gtd, the reviews on forums are very good and it gives 240bhp and 380lb/ft.
 

Big Ben

Winner - POTM February 2018
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I'm seriously tempted by the dtuk tuning box for my golf gtd, the reviews on forums are very good and it gives 240bhp and 380lb/ft.
Had a look at their Site. Looks ok. Different settings available which is nice. Maximum gains of 40hp and 90nm of torque. If it was guaranteed I’d go for it!
Does worry me the long term effects on the ecu
 

Sean197

RIP Albi :(
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Had a look at their Site. Looks ok. Different settings available which is nice. Maximum gains of 40hp and 90nm of torque. If it was guaranteed I’d go for it!
Does worry me the long term effects on the ecu
Haven't read about long term effects on the ecu, whereas I have read about the Bluefin causing cars to run lean.
 

LOCKE

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Again not a diesel Ben but I have one on my R27, speaking to previous owner it was bought to cure the cold start issues rather than performance gains. My car is really smooth through the power band. My mate fitted one to his Fiesta ST and it is noticeably quicker and cheaper than the Mountune upgrade.
 
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Big Ben

Winner - POTM February 2018
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Again not a diesel Ben but I have one on my R27, speaking to previous owner it was bought to cure the cold start issues rather than performance gains. My car is really smooth through the power band. My mate fitted one to his Fiesta ST and it is noticeably quicker and cheaper than the Mountune upgrade.
Thanks Colin. That’s first hand evidence which is appreciated
 

Pav

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dont know many people who own a diesel car tbh..would like to see how it performs..what is your Kuga running atm Ben??

think you would surprise a lot of cars Sean :thumb:
what's the price for this gadget?
 

Sean197

RIP Albi :(
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dont know many people who own a diesel car tbh..would like to see how it performs..what is your Kuga running atm Ben??

think you would surprise a lot of cars Sean :thumb:
what's the price for this gadget?
£399
 

Big Ben

Winner - POTM February 2018
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dont know many people who own a diesel car tbh..would like to see how it performs..what is your Kuga running atm Ben??

think you would surprise a lot of cars Sean :thumb:
what's the price for this gadget?
Book says 150ps. That’s fine but it’s quite a heavy car. DTUK box that Sean mentioned advertises 190ps and an extra 100nm of torque for £369. If that were true I’d have one