Taking the F30 320i to 230kw!
November 21, 2014 – 12:38 am | Comments Off

The BMW N20 2.0l 4-cylinder Twinpower turbo motor found in the F30 320i, F10 520i & the X1 & Z4, makes 125kw & 257NM on the wheels, from the factory engine rating of 135kw & …

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Renault Clio 4 RS Mod Journal
June 3, 2016 – 12:18 pm | Comments Off

Xcede if giving the Renault Clio RS owners some love. Let’s start with a bone stock, zero hardware on pump fuel. Car was run stock then flashed on the dyno and run again.

Car was then mapped on the dyno.

And with the same fuel, no adaptation time, this was the result:


With a conservative map in order to preserve the gearbox, there was still a very healthy gain.

Next we put the car on a ramp to see what Renault RS division had done with the exhaust. To be totally honest it’s not bad given the constraints they had to work with and it works pretty well.

But where there is an opportunity to flow and introduce more efficiency, it has to be taken. So out with the secondary catt!


And onto the primary catt:


Like I said, modern cars are designed a whole heap better than a decade ago and even though the stock downpipe had a horrid 90 degree bend in it, it was still designed and flowed pretty well. The stock was diameter was 53mm and we fitted a 63mm 304 stainless steel pipe and reduced that bend as much as we could to produce a much free-er flowing design to ease the pressure on the turbo.


And then back onto the rollers to verify the results:


A peak gain of 4kw at 7NM, as expected when I said the stock design looked pretty good. But that doesn’t tell the whole story.

The red line is before the downpipe and the black line is after. Look at how much quicker the turbo spools up due to the optimised design. The dyno starts at 2000rpm and already there is a 60NM gain ON THE WHEELS at 2000rpm! There is a healthy 40NM gain all the way to 2600rpm. Transforms the drive at low rpm and dramatically increases the engine responsiveness.

And at high rpm there is an average gain of 10kw on the wheels from 5000-6000rpm. Revs much more freely and crisply. And sounds magnificent as well. Definitely a worthwhile improvement over stock.


Audi Q7 3.0 TDi Chipped!
May 13, 2015 – 10:15 am | Comments Off
Audi Q7 3.0 TDi Chipped!

Software only gains on the Q7 3.0 Tdi of 46kW and 92NM. Massive increase in acceleration and slight decrease in highway cruising consumption.

Fast & Ferocious M4’s!
April 15, 2015 – 7:02 pm | Comments Off
Fast & Ferocious M4’s!

Xcede is proud to announce that we are custom tuning the BMW M4 with a piggyback solution with great results.

Average gain is 40 wheel kw and 80NM.

Taking the F30 320i to 230kw!
November 21, 2014 – 12:38 am | Comments Off
Taking the F30 320i to 230kw!

The BMW N20 2.0l 4-cylinder Twinpower turbo motor found in the F30 320i, F10 520i & the X1 & Z4, makes 125kw & 257NM on the wheels, from the factory engine rating of 135kw & …

Golf Mk7 Gti & R Flash tuning results
October 23, 2014 – 6:00 pm | Comments Off
Golf Mk7 Gti & R Flash tuning results

Xcede is proud to announce a flash tuning solution for the VW Golf Mk7 Gti & Golf R. First we started with the Gti.

We expect an average gain of around 30kw & 50NM on …

Golf VII Gti & R Flash Tuning Underway!
October 21, 2014 – 11:17 pm | Comments Off
Golf VII Gti & R Flash Tuning Underway!
M135i with JB4 makes 280kw on wheels!
September 20, 2014 – 7:23 am | Comments Off
M135i with JB4 makes 280kw on wheels!

We have been fitting & setting up the M135i’s with the JB4 piggyback system for a while with great results. Here is the latest one we have done:

Land Rover Freelander TD4 Gains 30kw, 70NM with Xcede Remap!
August 19, 2014 – 10:37 am | Comments Off
Land Rover Freelander TD4 Gains 30kw, 70NM with Xcede Remap!
328i Power from a 320i?
February 17, 2014 – 9:56 am | Comments Off
328i Power from a 320i?

The BMW N20 2.0l 4-cylinder Twinpower turbo motor found in the F30 320i, F10 520i & the X1 & Z4, makes 125kw & 257NM on the wheels. A stock N20 found in the F30 328i, …

X6M Software Gains
February 6, 2013 – 5:50 am | Comments Off
X6M Software Gains

Power gains at the engine, software only!

Power gains at the wheels, software only!

Video of the stock dyno run:

Loading a custom-tuned map on the dyno:

Dyno run of 1st run after tuning, car eventually made 350kw & …

Follow Xcede Performance on Twitter!
January 29, 2013 – 1:17 pm | Comments Off

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