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I've got the box of tricks and would like to know what settings

are the best for optimax fuel i've got it on high boost level 3 and timing 4

Is this right ???

And also what settings should i use if i run an octaine booster ????
 

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Optimax is best using timing 6, boost setting is your preference, anything from Low Boost 9 up really, HB3 is a good compromise between driveability and performance. If you use Millers or the like, you can go up to timing 7-8. Use timing 9 if you have rocket fuel (104 ron).
 

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I have always used timing 6 with Optimax and timing 7 when using Optimax and Millers Octane+.

I used Millers CVL turbo for a RR day and whacked it right up to timing 9, no pull at all just smooth bhp and torque lines.

Im currently running timing 7, high boost 9 with Optimax and Octane+.
 

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Cheers guyz i had it at HB4 and Timing 5 so i wasn't far off, if i run octaine boosters and up timing and boost, what sort of bhp increase will i see ????
 

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Thing is WSL_WIL you've got to remember the boost and timing settings are made up of tiny steps. Also there's no point forever switching backwards and forwards between settings as the car will never adapt. Make a switch, drive it for a week, do a hundred miles, see what you think. And there's no point chasing big numbers if the car drives like a dog the majority of the time.
 

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That sounds very wise, not sure the HB4 and timing 5 is ideal as i found the power delivery to be quite harsh !
 

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Just my opinion but try starting at LB9 T5 and go from there with your boost settings. And as I've said, give it time.

Re: your other post, I turned off my Revo for a week and about 300 miles, you certainly appreciate it when you flick it back again [:D]
 

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Yeh i think its the booset that is too high, there is just slightly to much lag and its not as smooth as i'd like !!

Thanks for the help

Oh and when i fit my down pipe, how will this effect things setting wise if at all ????
 

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You should be able to run higher settings.

My downpipe, cat and back were probably the best thing I ever did after Revo (Cheers James [:D] )
 

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In regards to setting your car up using an SPS3 it's best to start at low settings and then build up, ideally monitoring sensors using VAG COM to see what's actually happening. Bear in mind if you set too high a setting for the given conditions/fuel then the ECU will pull back the adaptation levels these will remain at low levels until they are reset (TBA or alot of driving time) as such you won't benefit from altering settings if you've gone over the top to start with. There's no be all and end all setting for certain fuels as conditions change daily, we can recommend timing settings though. 3-5 for 95ron, 5-7 for 98ron, 7-9 for various race fuels.

Hope this helps.
 
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