Installation of the Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade is relatively easy, with no specialist tools or skills required. No irreversible modifications are made - the Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade can be removed just as easily and the vehicle reverts to its original state.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
The Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade is a high quality, digital management upgrade, incorporating a modern RISC microprocessor. The “chip” is carefully programmed - using the manufacturers standard fuel map as a foundation - and modifies the opening times of the injectors, which then accurately meters the extra fuel required. Unlike many analogue devices, which crudely over-fuel throughout the entire rev-range, each Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade is specifically mapped for the intended application. Extra fuel is provided when needed - eliminating flat-spots and hesitation - but there is no unnecessary enrichment, meaning no loss of fuel economy and no black smoke. In fact, most Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade users report a noticeable improvement in fuel economy, as they discover it’s no longer necessary to work their vehicle so hard.
WHERE IS IT FITTED?
On most vehicles, the Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade fits under the bonnet, interrupting the wiring loom from the engine ECU. All Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrades are fitted with the original vehicle connectors, so installation is simply a case of unplugging the relevant connector and plugging in the Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade. Full instructions are supplied and no special tools or skills are required. Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrades are small, neat and discrete. They are fully encapsulated in resin and are shock resistant. Care, of course, should be taken to locate the Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade away from the effects of water.
HOW MUCH POWER WILL I GAIN?
On average, Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrades give around 20% increase in power and 15-20% increase in torque. However, more important is how the vehicle feels: throttle response, crispness and driveability are all immeasurably improved, while flat-spots and sluggishness are virtually eliminated.
ADDITIONAL POWER GAINS
We also strongly recommend fitting a K&N air filter with a Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade. This will allow the engine to breathe and perform more efficiently (K&N’s can also be cleaned and re-used). In addition, fitting one of our stainless steel exhausts will also have the benefits of extracting exhaust gasses more effectively, with reduced back pressure, increased flow and improved turbo response - they look good too! If you wish to go further than this, consider an uprated intercooler for a truly efficient turbo diesel engine. With each of these enhancements, your Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade can be adjusted to give even better results.
WHY NOT JUST HAVE MY ECU RE-CHIPPED?
Unlike an ECU chip, a Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade can be fitted and removed easily.Also, as the Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade doesn't disturb the ECU, its presence cannot be detected by diagnostic equipment. Finally, when the vehicle is sold, the Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrade can simply be removed if required and refitted to another vehicle. In addition, Power Box 2 - Diesel Power Upgrades are:
Fully compliant with original exhaust emissions standards.
Non-damaging to your engine.
Power Box is covered by a 3 year guarantee (limited liability).