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I checked my boost level today with the plx kiwi and the dash command app.....ummmm wow. I removed some silly looking hoses that in my eyes created a boost leak, and I guess I was right.
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Nice! Which hoses?

What do you mean you removed some hoses? Just removed them and blocked off the openings they were attached to? Post pictures!
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ill have pics tomorrow. its one from the charge pipe to the air box. i capped where it came off the charge pipe. IMO that was a boost leak. no other explination as to why i have so much boost now lol
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If anyone has ANY questions, feel free to ask.
Happy new year!
Just asking for an update.

Is everything still working normal without any problems after installing the Madness Maxpower ECU?
Any software errors? any mechanical damages? oil burning/consumption etc etc?

Any significant decrease in mpg in the long run?

All in all, what is your opinion/experience after using and testing the madness ECU in everyday driving after so many months?

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Happy new year!
Just asking for an update.

Is everything still working normal without any problems after installing the Madness Maxpower ECU?
Any software errors? any mechanical damages? oil burning/consumption etc etc?

Any significant decrease in mpg in the long run?

All in all, what is your opinion/experience after using and testing the madness ECU in everyday driving after so many months?
Hello, and Happy New Year to you as well!

I have had exactly ZERO trouble out of the ECU and still get over 31mpg hwy and 25mpg mixed.

Actually, there is ONE issue. The couple times I've had to take the Rene in for service and pulled the Maxpower out and put the bypass plug in, I was miserable. After driving with the ECU (and it's benefits) for so long, it feels like dragging a boat anchor behind the Rene when it's not there.


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Many thanx for your kind reply. I am almost convinced in buying the ECM. I am just waiting for my 2 year warranty to end.
I really hope that up until then, Madness Autoworks would have opened a European branch. I could order it from the US but the huge custom tax is a deal breaker.
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And here's just a quick shot of where I decided to mount the Ultragauge
This may have been asked, but I kind of just skimmed through this thread...but your E-ZPass is picked up in that location? Think that's where I'll put mine!

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