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2001 - 2007 V70
2001 - 2004 V70 XC (Cross Country)
2004 - 2007 XC70 (Cross Country)
2001 - 2009 S60
2003 - 2007 S60 R
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Theshagginwagon
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Year and Model: 2004 v70
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tuning a p2 v70 2.5t

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Ive been considering tuning my 2004 v70 2.5t for a while now. I am debating on a hilton stage 1 tune or an ipd tune. Both seem pretty reputable but I want to know if anyone else has done anything similar. Looking at stage 1 tunes since i do not have a full catback or downpipe, plus im not sure i want to go past stage 1 yet...

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I've done a stage 1 BSR tune on mine. It's a nice upgrade. Same engine characteristics but with a much more pronounced turbo boost once more throttle is used. Also optimises the transmission somewhat to use the extra ton of torque to stay in low revs up hills where previously it would shift back and forth.

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Post by zanzabar »

Stage 1 ARD tune on mine and I'm very happy with it.
VW TDI refugee
LeMons racer ('84 245)
1994 855 (sold)
2007 V70 2.5T daily driver

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