Log book stamps

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The mechanical industry in our forums, industry magazines etc are chatting about the damage of incorrect log book stamps and its effects for both customer and industry.  Maybe its mechanics trying to compete with the big dealers and cap price servicing for work.  Customers with a higher cost of living unable to afford the inflated cost of newer vehicles and compensating parts.  Could it just be incorrect service procedures and cutting corners.  All of the above, more or just something to blame. This does not help if you buy a vehicle with the pre belief is a has a good service history due to log book stamps. What do you mean by log book stamps? What is the issue? Driving...

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Top Tips Pre ECU Tune

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Many of us know the benefits, on road results and gains of an ECU Tune.  The information is more readily available to us.  If you don't know that's fine too we are more than happy to discuss the upgrade with you.  For those who have done the research and have made the booking here are some of our Top Tips Pre ECU Tune.  Some of these you can easily achieve your self-others we recommend being carried out by a professional depending on your knowledge and skill level.   The ECU Marathon Lets imagine you are going to enter into the Sunshine Coast marathon.  I don't matter if you are a little 2.2 or a big V8 if you are committing to marathon...

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MAXTRAX uses, power curve performance, 4x4, recovery, off road, superior engineering

Seen all the 4x4 getting around with the Baywatch board attached to various points of their 4x4?  No we don't have an influx of beach-ready lifesavers they are MAXTRAX.  MAXTRAX are a top choice of 4x4 recover. Today we are going to go through some of the top MAXTRAX Uses. Note Baywatch board look   MAXTRAX is the recommended brand for 4x4 recovery.  There are cheaper internet options available however if you are headed off road and think you may get stuck or need to use your recovery gear, don't skimp on safety for price. It may cost more than the price or $ you pay. MAXTRAX Technical info MAXTRAX is the lightweight, handy vehicle extraction device that fits in your 4WD ensuring...

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Hyundai I40 ECU Tune

Its not all V8 lancruisers and Nissan patrols here at Power Curve Performance. A slightly smaller diesel on the dyno today, Hyundai I40 ECU Tune with A 1.7 Ltr diesel auto in for a tune.  The lady owner is sick an tired of the lag she experienced.  She gave her husband an ultimatum fix it or replace it.  Husband has a 200 series that is also coming in for an ECU Tune.  When the wife gives you this ultimatum best have her lag resolved first!! Hyundai I40 ECU Tune The Hyundai has more power and torque and has a much improved throttle response making it much more pleasurable to drive. Its not always about the huge dyno number but...

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2006 DI Nissan Patrol ECU Tune

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Today Power Curve Performance is going to give you a look into the dyno cell as our in-house calibrator performs a 2006 DI Nissan Patrol ECU Tune.  The customer has spent the Easter weekend with the family on the beach.  Taking an additional day off work the family extended the stay to have the family DI Nissan Patrol ECU Tuned with the team.  No major complaints to be had with the 2006 DI Nissan Patrol.  Just awareness of the potential upgrades achievable through a custom ECU Tune. Click Below for your peek into the Power Curve Performance Dyno Cell 2006 DI Nissan Patrol ECU Tune Outcome Zacks Di Nissan Patrol had a little more standard power than some we have seen. ...

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Superior Chassis Repair Plates

Some IFS Utes are known to have a weakness in the chassis that can cause them to bend and in the worst cases crack when towing or carrying even moderate loads. These failures can leave you stranded in the middle of nowhere with a broken vehicle. DON'T LET THIS HAPPEN TO YOU! Superior Engineering has designed a chassis strengthening brace to alleviate the stress on the weakest part of the chassis. These braces are laser cut for a precise fitment with clearance for welding to the chassis. Available for vehicles: ·  Toyota Hilux Vigo ·  Toyota Hilux Revo ·  Mitsubishi ML/MN Triton ·  Mitsubishi MQ Triton ·  Nissan NP300 Navara ·  Nissan D40 Navara ·  Holden Colorado & Isuzu D-Max...

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2013 200 series landcruiser ECU Tune

2013 200 series landcruiser ECU Tune was well researched prior to todays tune.  The customer had a great experience in the past with a performance chip, on a past vehicle.  More than the chip the customer had a great relationship with the business who included the product. Now many years down the track the owner has well researched the best options on the market for his 200 series. Research showed that an ECU Tune would offer the best outcome for the customers needs.   Unfortunately the business who installed the chip had sold. Searching for a sunshine coat ECU tuner bought him to us.   Through his research the customer found the past owner of the last business who has also heard of our tunes.   He gave a great referral and today we...

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Family Beach Trip Parado

Toyota Prado Family Beach trip

Easter is two days away and many of us are planning to get away for the long weekend.  Having our own young children making the most of our time with them is important to us all.   The beach trip this easter is all set.   When Dan called the most important thing for him was gaining some more power to help make the crossing into the beach. Getting the family safely over that hurdle and into their weekend was the main goal.   The 1kz parado is pure ECU technology at this stage.   We can however offer a range of tunable chips to advertise great outcomes including getting us into the beach confidently. As well as a tune the team exchanged the parado exhaust out for a genie...

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How to read a dyno sheet

200 series ECU Tune, How do I read a dyno sheet

Spending time with the family pre Easter the owner of this 200 series Landcruiser is here on the Sunshine Coast.  During the family visit the 200 Series Landcruiser family took the brother in laws Power Curve Performance ECU Tuned 200 Series for a spin.  The husband and wife where both surprised with the power difference considering how happy they thought they were with the power of the V8 already.  Now convinced they had to get the same upgrade before they left the Sunshine Coast.  Yesterday we did a custom ECU tune and installed a Legendex throttle controller.  Both brother in laws now have custom tunes for towing their vans and they can move onto the next competitive upgrade for their set...

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New 4×4 mechanic

To keep or upgrade once the warranty and capped servicing is done.   If the choice is to keep the vehicle then many are looking for the best options to preserve the vehicle for the long term.   DPF and new electronic systems are a big contributing factor to the keep choice over the past two years.   Finding yourself a knowledgeable New 4x4 mechanic is often another high priority. Being at this point the owner of todays Ford Ranger well researched his change in mechanics. Tips when looking for a new 4x4 mechanic Research online.  Reviews, website and social media  what have they worked on, how relevant are they and how have others found their service. Word of mouth.  Just like this...

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