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Any views? I have just traded in my LCR for a megane and am depressed . It has nothing like the poke. Or is it because it has only done 1600 miles??? I may have to change. Bitterly disappointed. :cry:
 
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Maybe it's in your name "angelfeet", try putting the bugg*r down and it will easily be a match for the SLC.
lol :D :D
 

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i have driven both quite a bit and the megane is quicker m8.
i dont know what u r doing or driving but summat aint right tbh
 
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Had a LCR before the 225 and to be fair there is not much in it between the two car's, if anything the Meg is slightly quicker than a standard LCR :wink:
 
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The 225 might not feel as fast but it is!

My mate (who's a SEAT salesman) has been in my car and said it doesn't feel as fast as a LCR but only because of they way the power is put down. You only realise how fast your going when you look at the speedo.
 

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yeah the meg is perfectly linear in power delivery as standard, I had a couple of dos with LCRs before I got the chip and there was nothing in it not even an inch. I would reccomend getting it chipped as you get a more punchy midrange and a more turbo like feel to the car
 
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Thanks for the reassurance!! It is strange being here after three years with Seat Cupra Net! I have to say everything I have read does mark the Megane down re spikey performance but I am enjoying the sound system, leather interior and better quiality build. Still miss the power at every gear though. Perhaps it needs to be higher up the revs than LCR.
Anyway.....hello!!
 

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I wouldn't have thought there would be anything in it between a LCR and a Megane 225, same power and similar sized cars. The Megane certainly wouldn't be slower.

Only thing I've found is that it doesn't feel maybe as quick due to the way the power is delivered.

I found my old 172 felt quicker coz it you used to get that sudden pull from the VVT but the Megane pulls harder from much lower down the revs which maybe makes it feel more composed!!

Welcome to the site mate! :D :D
 

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MattRS225 said:
Had a LCR before the 225 and to be fair there is not much in it between the two car's, if anything the Meg is slightly quicker than a standard LCR :wink:
Than the 210 model yeah... 225 i'd say they'd be pretty much identical.. Meg definatly shouldn't be slower though.. Same power same weight (give or take a kg or 2)..
 

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Basically your car has an ECU which controls various different bits in the engine. Engine speed, fuel mix thingks like this.

A remap is when a tuner goes and alters these values and then the end result is a much better performing car. In this instance we gain about 40 BHP is power.
 
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Alex said:
Basically your car has an ECU which controls various different bits in the engine. Engine speed, fuel mix thingks like this.

A remap is when a tuner goes and alters these values and then the end result is a much better performing car. In this instance we gain about 40 BHP is power.
ok, I understand, where do you find a tuner and hoi much does it cost?
Liked it a bit better tonight although there is another LCR in Glasgow up for sale. Dilemmas dilemmas.
 
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Alex_172 said:
I found my old 172 felt quicker coz it you used to get that sudden pull from the VVT
I've been told that the 4500rpm kick isn't from the VVT as the VVT kicks in below 2000rpm. The kick is due to the cam operating in the optimum range.
 

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A properly run in standard Migraine will out drag an un-modified Cupra R from a standing start. It has better power delivery - gets to max torque quicker. Suggest either the Migraine has one of the known problems - coils, injectors - or the Cupra might have been chipped. The Cupra engine can be seriously modified. Or maybe the engine was cold. Until the engine is warm the Migraine ECU wont let you use all the revs.

The trick with dragging the Migraine is not to use all the revs, keep it at 3-4k change at 5- 5.5, keep it away from the rev limiter. There's all the torque you need there and less at the top end.

Chris.
 
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chrisfell said:
A properly run in standard Migraine will out drag an un-modified Cupra R from a standing start. It has better power delivery - gets to max torque quicker. Suggest either the Migraine has one of the known problems - coils, injectors - or the Cupra might have been chipped. The Cupra engine can be seriously modified. Or maybe the engine was cold. Until the engine is warm the Migraine ECU wont let you use all the revs.

The trick with dragging the Migraine is not to use all the revs, keep it at 3-4k change at 5- 5.5, keep it away from the rev limiter. There's all the torque you need there and less at the top end.

Chris.
 

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My previous car felt faster than my meg, it had more turbo grunt, you really felt it punch when you put your foot down. After that the meg felt a bit dissapointing. My old car was a mondeo tdci! the meg was obviousley a lot faster, you just had to look at the speedo.......then hit the brakes! The meg has a verry smooth power delivery and hardly any lag. Many years ago I had a highly modded GT Turbo and when it hit 3k it bloody took off, but it dont think the meg would be far behind.
Feeling like you are shifting can be deceptive as can shifting without really trying. Keep an eye on the speedo, you'll be surprised.
 
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