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Post by Kickyabollockin » Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:04 pm

You guys tuned my JCW. Great service and products


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Post by Riz@Evolve » Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:24 am

Kickyabollockin wrote:You guys tuned my JCW. Great service and products


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Thank you for the feedback.

We have tuned a few JCW's ;-)

We recently sold the Evolve R56 Cooper S and it will be missed. Great cars when they don't have carbon build up!
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Post by Riz@Evolve » Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:34 am

Benstermin wrote:Hi and welcome!

Do you guys have any plans for the F20/21?
At the moment we do not have access to the ECU's so tuning is not available but we plan to bring some hardware out next year.
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Post by Riz@Evolve » Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:45 am

axelf wrote:Hi Riz....and a warm welcome to you..... i may be needing a little advice from you to see what we can get out of my car.... possibly after the winter as it just likes spinning at the moment... :lol:
Yeah it may be a good idea to wait until you can get some traction. Evolve tuned 1M's are one of my favourite cars.

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Post by axelf » Sat Dec 07, 2013 4:52 pm

That's great to know Riz....... The car will deffo be getting evolved!!! What gains do you think I should see?? I am thinking inter cooler and then remap I can switch for warranty reasons..... Thanks
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Post by Riz@Evolve » Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:40 am

axelf wrote:That's great to know Riz....... The car will deffo be getting evolved!!! What gains do you think I should see?? I am thinking inter cooler and then remap I can switch for warranty reasons..... Thanks
around 35-45 BHP and 50-60 lb.ft torque. Standard cars make around 350-360 on our dyno so end up near the 400 BHP mark.
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Post by ihadablackdog » Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:08 pm

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Kickyabollockin wrote:You guys tuned my JCW. Great service and products


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Thank you for the feedback.

We have tuned a few JCW's ;-)

We recently sold the Evolve R56 Cooper S and it will be missed. Great cars when they don't have carbon build up!
What does tuning a R56 Cooper S involve? I'm picking mine up tomorrow and am intrigued. How much is it, and whats the process and results?

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Post by Kickyabollockin » Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:48 pm

Best thing to do is speak to Kev at Sussex Road and Race (who designed the first JCW cars and builds/runs Mini Challenge cars) mate. He built mine and can advise on the different stages. Either that or speak to Imran at evolve as they have different hardware and software packages to suit your needs.


Basically you could go for a pure software tune (either using their kit or the remote option using your laptop to upload and manage your tunes).

Or you can go for a hardware and software option with an updated inter cooler, down pipe, exhaust and air box for bigger gains.

Either way the tuning is a map uploaded onto the ECU which is switchable don't think it increments.

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Post by nickfrog » Mon Aug 04, 2014 5:33 pm

I would be VERY wary of warranty implications of either having a catch can or moding this engine. I think it's widely accepted that this engine is inherently not fit for purpose. Well accepted by me anyway :lol: .

So while I agree that some mods may improve things on that front, personally I wouldn't run one without an uncompromised warranty, particularly as you have paid for said warranty by buying Cherished.

The other aspect is that traction quickly becomes the limiting factor, at least in second/third.
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Post by ihadablackdog » Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:32 pm

nickfrog wrote:I would be VERY wary of warranty implications of either having a catch can or moding this engine. I think it's widely accepted that this engine is inherently not fit for purpose. Well accepted by me anyway :lol: .

So while I agree that some mods may improve things on that front, personally I wouldn't run one without an uncompromised warranty, particularly as you have paid for said warranty by buying Cherished.

The other aspect is that traction quickly becomes the limiting factor, at least in second/third.
Warranty is something that does bother me. I can understand Mini/BMW refusing a claim due to modifying the engine in some way, so do the tuner accept any responsibility? I doubt it.

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