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ok so i drove the original version and the steering was very very light when parking turning and actually quite nice to do fingertip manouvers compared with my herculean efforts with my 172Cup`s heavy steering.

how does the Revised Steering on the trophy/cup compare ??? i assume they have tried to reduce assistance and it did/does need this at SPEED but when parking is it now a bitch or really heavy ?? can you still use you palm slightly offcenter to rotate the wheel 360% to full lock or is it a two handed learner driver type feed like on the clio ?

basically the first version was TOO easy to drive but lacked feel, is the newer version to Hard to drive or just right ?

any info appreciated

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... also have any tuning companies i.e RS-tuning come up with a VAG.com style solution for all the first Gen 225 owners who are experiencing cronic over assistance ?? surley this is just a case of altering the software slightly like on the VW,Seat,Skoda. even if reno did physicaly change parts of the steering to help it would still be of benefit to first gen 225 owners or any potencial used 225 buyers wanting the luxuries the cup misses to be able to firm up the steering a bit on the first model

just a thought

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as far as I understand it the original meg has hydraulic PAS wheras the new ones have electronic PAS, therefore no software solution would sort it out.

Re the steering on the original 225, I can tell you at least some of it is down to the suspension setup, with the eibachs on a lot of the "detached" feeling dissapears. I think some of the lack of steering feel is blamed on the power assistance but some of it must be down to the softer suspension too. The stiffer springs do make you feel more connected and the car feel more planted

The assistance does have it uses though, my car with the remap still doesnt torque steer! FWD car with nearly 270 bhp that doesnt torque steer? No problem with that! A focus RS with that power would have you in a ditch within 2 miles
 
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From what I can understand the CUP's etc have a new coupling in the steering + new software. Apparently the original megs had a flexible coupling - this was ditched in favour of a more solid version. As far as I'm aware both original and new versions of the megs have electric steering. It should be possible to reprogram the way the steering feels. I can't see why you couldn't update the software for the steering with the CUP's version. Unless they have changed hardware it should be possible. Same goes with the stability control. Can't see any reason why you couldn't load the CUP software on the standard car. Does anyone know any different?

As Jon quite rightly points out suspension tune will have a lot to do with it as well...
 

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I agree with JoeA. I am pretty sure that the Ccup's have a different coupling but not any software change. All Meganes from 2002 have electric PAS, mine does anyway and its 03/2003 car.
 
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