When it comes to maximizing the performance of diesel powered vehicles, one of the most effective methods is diesel tuning. Diesel tuning involves optimizing the engine’s parameters to increase power, fuel efficiency, and overall performance. If you’re looking to boost your diesel vehicle’s performance, we are based in the Sunshine Coast but provide services all over Queensland & Australia. Willys Workshop is the ultimate diesel tuning workshop & is the go-to place for expert diesel tuning services. To learn more about what benefits diesel tuning has on your car, continue reading to learn the significance of diesel tuning, the performance improvements it offers, and why Willys Workshop is the Ultimate Diesel Tuner is the number one destination for diesel performance upgrades! Should you have any specific questions, or want to book in contact us now!
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The Benefits of Diesel Tuning Services
Diesel tuning unlocks the hidden potential of your engine, resulting in a significant boost in power and torque. This extra power can enhance your vehicle, acceleration and towing capabilities, making it ideal for anyone that wants better performance and enthusiasts seeking more thrill from their diesel cars.
Improved Fuel Efficiency:
Contrary to the belief that tuning turbo diesel decreases fuel efficiency, a well calibrated turbo diesel tune can often lead to improved fuel economy by optimizing combustion and reducing fuel burned. This also results in a more responsive vehicle.
Diesel tuning does not exclusively modify the engine computer. Willys can also modify transmission computers and the characteristics of how the transmission behaves. This can lead to smoother and more responsive vehicle, reducing turbo lag and providing a more enjoyable driving experience by allowing the torque gains and power increase to get to the wheels. If the engine makes power but cannot get to the wheels, the end result will be poor.
Long-Term Engine Health & Reliability:
A proper tune can promote better engine longevity more efficiency as it optimizes performance without pushing the engine beyond its limits, thus reducing wear and tear. if you want a tune on your daily driver, reliability should not be compromised under any circumstance! With a poor tune, major engine failure is possible, that is why it is important to get your car remapped by the extremely knowledgeable team at Willys Workshop!
Many manufactures use diesel engines in their vehicles. When choosing a new vehicle, it’s important to look at the fuel efficiency and power of the engine. Many manufactures use the same engine across a range, with the only difference being factory settings inside the ecu remap. In some cases, even though the engine is running very well, it may not have as much power as it could have due to this. That’s where Diesel Performance Tuning comes into play. Willys can perform a model upgrade via ecu remapping. This allows extra performance of the higher model without the extra price tag.
The goal of Diesel Performance Tuning is to increase the efficiency of your vehicle. With a few simple tweaks, our expert Diesel Mechanics will make your engine run better than ever.. The best part is that you don’t need to spend a fortune to do it. A simple remap of the factory ECU can have amazing results without many thousands needed in expensive modifications.
Things we the tuning we can tune include
- All Cars including 4wd & Diesel Europeans that others wont touch (BMW, Mercedes, VW)
- Light Commercial Vans & Utes
- Heavy Commercial Trucks
- Construction Machinery – E.g. : Cat, JCB, Hitachi
- Farming Equipment – John Deere, Case, McCormick
This list is non exhaustive, if your car or machine isn’t listed, contact us now! The chances are we have done the same vehicle before and can certainly work with you to ensure you, the customer, is happy with the product you receive from us!
What actually is diesel performance?
It’s a term that refers to the overall performance of a diesel vehicle. The term can refer to its power figure how well it accelerates, how well it stops, and what kind of fuel economy you get. If your diesel vehicle has been around for a while, it might not have the same high tech performance as modern vehicle. Not to worry, the performance can still be increased and optimised to get better fuel economy and a better power figure! Diesel performance has evolved to encompass much more than power these days and the definitions of these different types of performance now differ from one manufacturer to another. Often a manufacture can consider better performance to be lower fuel consumption disregarding power figures even with a fully open throttle.
As diesel vehicles become increasingly popular, more people buy used cars with low mileage. However, the repair cost can be high due to poor or lack of maintenance history. This is where the right diesel tuner & suitably qualified workshop can help. We can not only perform performance tunes, extensive servicing & pre purchase inspections, but upgrades to suit your needs.
Facts and Considerations of a Diesel Tune
Do you feel like your car isn’t performing as well as it used to? Are you worried that it might be time to trade it in for something brand new car else? Well, you’re not alone. When it comes to diesel performance, many people find their engines aren’t as powerful as they used to be. They’re getting worse over time. So what gives? Well, it’s probably because your vehicle has been neglected. If it’s never been correctly maintained, it’s bound to lose power, or even worse put out the dreaded orange check engine light!
If you’re having issues with performance, you need to take action fast. By replacing relevant parts, cleaning appropriate clogged up systems and keeping an eye on your vehicle’s maintenance schedule, you can have the same kind of performance you used to. If you do not, You may risk getting stuck in limp mode! At Willys, have access to all the factory logbook data and can perform the correct service at the correct time!
Contact us for diesel performance tuning for your vehicle.
Are you looking for professional diesel performance tuning? Do you know how to get a good diesel tune? You have come to the right place. We at Willys Workshop offer you professional performance diesel tuning, on your vehicles at reasonable prices. We are experts in performance tuning on diesel engines.
Whether you’re looking for diesel performance tuning for a heavy-duty truck or a sedan, we’re here to help! We can even custom tune for your farm and construction machinery!!
We’re known for our friendly service, honest recommendations, and quality results. We aim to provide a safe and reliable car to drive and give you the power boost to get out of sticky situations at the best price! You can take your car, truck, or SUV off-road and still enjoy great power and fuel economy.
How Do You Tune a Diesel Engine?
Suppose you are having engine problems or want to increase your engine power. That’s where Willys Workshop comes in. You will have your ECU remapped, and it is guaranteed to give you the performance and reliability you want. Dyno tuning and performance upgrades are highly recommended and also available to take your car to the next level. Our qualified technicians carry out all work on-site and come with a 12-month workmanship warranty.
Engine optimization continues as we move through each individual part of your engine in a step-by-step manner.
How Does Diesel Performance Tuning Work?
Diesel cars typically have more torque than horsepower, so they can pull heavy loads without using a lot of fuel compared to a petrol car. That torque, is also why diesel engines are usually heavier and have a shorter stroke than petrol engines, and are the preferred choice in big equipment.
The tuning process for diesel engines works by adjusting the air/fuel ratios, fuel injectors, and ignition timing. By doing this, the engine can produce more torque and power, which can help the car to pull more weight and go faster.
The best vehicles are Diesel, as they are more efficient than their petrol counterparts.
Are you thinking about your car! Let our team assess the current condition of your engine and what kind of performance upgrades your vehicle may need. We’ve tuned hundreds of cars, trucks, and SUVs, so we know what it takes to turn every diesel engine into a masterpiece with our tuning process.
When we start work with your turbo diesel engine, we will connect your car with our computer and testing tools to read the current conditions like:
- Air fuel ratio
- Boost pressure
- Tacho speed & RPM
- and much more
Our technicians do an in depth inspection of your vehicle condition. They also measure all sorts of characteristics, including engine power, fuel economy, cooling system efficiency, general driving ability & notify you, the customer of any issues.
Any engine that has an issue prior to tuning is fixed using the best quality parts with the state of the art and best quality workmanship. We will ensure that the right part is installed to perform its best. Our team goes the extra mile to ensure that your car receives only the best repairs and is repaired to the same condition as factory or better! We then can carry out the diesel tuning service to achieve more torque and more power! Sound good? Contact us to book in!
If your vehicle is running rough, your acceleration is sluggish, your towing power is compromised, you’re burning more diesel than you should be, or your fuel economy has been reduced when you’re in town driving. It may be time for a major performance service and then ecu tune.
You can drive away knowing that you’ve got a vehicle ready to go by getting your vehicle tuned professionally. Willys doesn’t only offer diesel performance and diesel tuning, but extensive diesel mechanic workshop large range of diagnostic tools to solve your issue. We often solve the most complex problems on turbo diesel vehicles in short time frames! Should you wish to book your car in for a regular service, or want to learn more about the diesel mechanic services Willys offers, Click here to have a read!
Tune Options Available
There are several options that Willys can modify to get the best possible result for you the customer, to ensure not only a noticeable improvement, but a greatly improved turbo diesel all around. We will work with the customer through the whole process to ensure your goals are met.
Maximum power increase :
You may be hungry for more power. In this case, a diesel performance tune is the perfect solution for enthusiasts who want to get more power and more torque out of their car. By doing this, you will get more power, better torque, even better fuel economy, reduced turbo lag and smoother power delivery than ever before, all from a car that’s already legal and easy to drive.
Increase fuel efficiency :
We also offer eco tunes remapping your factory ecu to run better, with a smoother power curve to get the power to the wheels while using less fuel. If you want to save money on diesel, try an Diesel Eco Tune.
Model upgrade remap :
While Diesel performance tuning is about improving the drivability of your diesel vehicle, we can also model upgrade your car, truck or machinery. Meaning, you can purchase the lower specification equipment, then contact us to upgrade it, for a fraction of the cost compared to what the factory would have charged you new. If you are not sure, feel free to Contact us to discuss this option.
How to Improve Diesel Truck Performance?
Diesel trucks are used for a variety of jobs. Whether it’s construction, garbage collection, or delivery, these vehicles require a lot of maintenance. If you own a diesel truck, you must take care of it and make sure it performs as well as possible. If the vehicle is in a well kept functional condition, we can perform a tune to the truck, just the same as a car! This is achieved by enhancing the drivability of the vehicle’s engine similar to a car, although with some very careful considerations as larger diesel engines are more difficult to tune well.
It is very important to ensure that your truck is functional as per the factory condition. Willys is highly recommended to bringing the truck back up to the same condition as factory. For instance, if you have a diesel truck with a faulty turbo, you would probably want to have the turbocharger replaced prior to tuning with only the best parts. Fixing this issue then ensures your vehicle is in tip top shape, As a result, your diesel truck will be easier to drive.
Using Diesel Fuel Additives
Diesel fuel additives are meant to clean your injectors & fuel lines. They can also help keep your engine running at its best. The most common issue with diesel vehicles is that they don’t get enough lubrication. The additive you add to the fuel will help prevent fuel system issues – especially if you think you may have gotten a bad batch of fuel! If your engine is having problems, there are other diesel additives to try, such as
- Anti Friction Additives
- Complete fuel system cleaners
- Water dissolvers
- Fuel Stabilizers
- Corrosion inhibitors
As part of all logbook service Willys uses specialised injector cleaners to ensure you get the best life and diesel performance possible.
Plug and play Diesel Tuners
Engine tuners are small electronic devices that help improve the performance of your diesel engine. They attempt to ‘tune’ your engine to your specific needs as a driver. This is not the case at all and for the reasons below do not recommend them, We only recommend a full ecu remapping service.
Tuners are the easiest way to both increase power, fuel efficiency and improve engine performance, Although we do not recommend them at all, as they are not a custom remap to suit your car. We only flash the factory ecu, so we can fully control all of the factory parameters for any particular engine, while still maintaining any safety guards and warning systems. Many of these plug and play tuners trick your car into seeing factory values, while actually pouring fuel into the engine. This will give you a power increase to the vehicle and a perceived increase in torque at the expense of possibly blowing up your engine. We have removed countless piggyback systems after engine failures, and then performed the ecu remapping service at our workshop.
The end result every time is an increase in power, more torque, less fuel and a better turbo diesel vehicle all around. At the same time as the rebuild we can also offer upgrades to improve reliability.
Installing Performance Air Filters & Cold Air Intakes
If you want a bit more out of your diesel engine, you might consider aftermarket air filters and cold air intake kits. These improvements will make your engine perform better. This will not only help to improve the airflow but also helps to improve engine reliability by removing the dirt and debris that can build up over time. A cold air intake will also help to increase the airflow. Installing a cold air intake is not just for the car enthusiast, but it can actually improve your vehicle fuel efficiency.
Exhaust System Upgrades
Your vehicle exhaust system is designed to reduce the amount of noise and improve the power potential. However, if you want to make a dramatic difference, you might want to consider upgrading your exhaust system. This will significantly boost power and possibly provide better fuel efficiency. Pairing a exhaust upgrade with a tune is the ultimate upgrade! This upgrade will make your turbo diesel vehicles increase in power and torque even more significant, so it’s worth considering paying extra for it as an upgrade.
Common Rail Diesel Fuel Injector faults & repairs
Updating your fuel injectors will help you get more power from your diesel engine. This is a great upgrade if you are looking for that extra bit of performance and improved fuel economy and efficiency. It will also improve your fuel efficiency by allowing finer control over the injectors. Often injectors degrade significantly over the lifetime of the diesel vehicle, with customers not even noticing. We have the ability to remove the injectors and test them on a bench machine to finely calibrated specifications. We have the ability to fault find and solve issues across the whole common rail system including on the high pressure pump, Suction control valve, rail pressure sensors, rail relief and other associated parts.
From the results of this injector test, we can determine if the injectors are the issue in your underperforming engine. Depending on the condition of the injectors will the result can either be repair, or replacement. With a set of replacement injectors in a diesel vehicle without a tune that had injector faults will be a instant improvement, both more power and more torque. Add Willys Diesel tuning service on top of this and it will feel like a new car!
Emissions systems are on cars to meet legalities of exhaust emissions. Commonly a DPF Delete, EGR Delete or AdBlue Delete is not legal for on road use and should remain functional for ensuring compliance with road legalities. Unregistered cars such as for the track do not require these systems. Contact us for clarification or to discuss repairs to your faulty system.
Want to increase your diesel engine power? Call Willys Workshop Now!
Are you tired of seeing the same old diesel car every time you go for a drive? Are you planning on improving your diesel engine power? Do you want excitement and enjoyment every time you drive? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then Willys Workshop can help you out.
We have tuned hundreds of common cars, such as the Ford Ranger in both the 2.2 and 3.2L variants, Toyota Hilux, Toyota Prado, Toyota Land Cruisers and Mazda Bt50s to name a few. No matter what car, truck or machinery you have, we can certainly get more torque out of it and reduce fuel burned. Even if it is a strange uncommon model, chances are we have done one before! Contact us now with your make and model to discuss the diesel performance upgrades available and we can work out a plan to get you enjoying your car again!
We are committed to bringing you only the best diesel performance services to give you the most power and torque from your car with more efficiency. Once tuned we perform all routine servicing for you as well as fixing any issue and keep your car in tip top shape! Willys has a state of the art workshop, providing great service and guarantee that you will feel like you got different vehicle back after an ecu remap by us. Don’t just take our word for it, Look at some of our google reviews by clicking here!