Defender Puma Remap – Worth it?

Defender Puma Remap – Worth it?

Defender Puma Remap – is it worth it? Land Rover really changed the game when they released their “puma” version of the defender in 2007. They completely changed the design of the defenders interior running a much more modern dash with completely new electrics and a...
TD5 VNT vs TD5 Hybrid Part 1

TD5 VNT vs TD5 Hybrid Part 1

Which is best the TD5 VNT or TD5 Hybrid? In this post we will focus on the benefits of the Td5 Hybrid Turbo We get asked a lot by customers which TD5 turbo is best for their vehicle and if all honesty it ultimately comes down to what they are wanting from their...
Empire Tuning TD5 VNT Update post

Empire Tuning TD5 VNT Update post

Update On our oil & water cooled VNT Many of you have probably seen our Td5 VNT dyno video making some very respectable numbers a late last year, well Josh (the owner) has covered just over 10,000 miles since the conversion as he uses this vehicle to commute to...
Discovery 3 Gearbox Flush V8

Discovery 3 Gearbox Flush V8

The Discovery 3 4.4 V8 is a very rare car in the UK market. These are not the most frugal of machines and do cost an awful lot to run and maintain, however when working they are extremely refined, responsive and actually great fun! The owner of this vehicle volunteers...
Lamborghini Huracan at VMAX200

Lamborghini Huracan at VMAX200

We were recently at Vmax200 with a Lamborghini Huracan and it has to be said there is nothing quite like driving a car almost to its limit, just listen to the revs as it goes through the gears……… The feeling is so good its highly recommended and...
Land Rover Freelander 2

Land Rover Freelander 2

The Freelander 2 was launched in 2006 with two mid-life facelifts one in 2010 and the other in 2012 before production stopped altogether in 2014. It was launched with two gearboxes a 6 speed manual and a 6 speed automatic along with Land Rovers legendary Terrain...
Land Rover TD5 VNT Turbo 525nm & 230bhp

Land Rover TD5 VNT Turbo 525nm & 230bhp

So here it is our custom TD5 VNT Turbo specially adapted to fit the TD5. This has been installed on the customers vehicle for a good while now and has done several thousand miles both on road and off road. Offering a huge increase in torque very low in the rev range...
Twisted Defender 2.2 Hybrid Conversion

Twisted Defender 2.2 Hybrid Conversion

Land Rover Twisted 2.2 Defender   Twisted Defenders are always completed to a very high standard and you can always tell the difference from similar offerings from other companies. From the quietness of the ride to the unique feel of the positive handling, they...
Discovery 3 TDV6 Manual Stage 1 with EGR Removal

Discovery 3 TDV6 Manual Stage 1 with EGR Removal

This Discovery 3 TDV6 with a manual gearbox came to us with the request to make it more responsive and easier to drive. We first gave the vehicle a full check to ensure it had a clean bill of health. Once we were satisfied all was well, we installed a remap specefic...
200 bhp Discovery Defender TD5!

200 bhp Discovery Defender TD5!

Discovery TD5 130bhp & 330nm (Real 115bhp & 235nm) Empire Tuning Stage 2 200bhp & 406nm We were down again at EST Performance their MAHA Dynamometers Dyno again but this time we had a Discovery TD5 to play with. We tested the vehicle standard and initially...
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