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Diesel Tuning in Manchester

Here at 117Speed we provide Diesel tuning in Manchester at our state-of-the-art ECU tuning facility based in Trafford park.

If you are looking to Tune your Diesel vehicle in Manchester, Whether it be for performance enhancements or to improve the fuel economy of your diesel vehicle 117Speed has the solution for you.

How Diesel Tuning works

Diesel tuning can result in a number of benefits for a diesel engine, including increased power output, improved fuel economy, and reduced emissions.

Diesel tuning is a process that is performed by altering the software that controls the engine management system.

Our step-by-step process:

Vehicle health check

Before adjusting any vehicle software it is crucial that a full vehicle health check is performed in order to confirm all vehicle hardware is in good health and capable of handling adjustments to the Electronic control unit (ECU).

The 117Speed team take the vehicle on a short test drive and inspect drivetrain components for wear and tear. If your vehicle passes this initial check we can begin to perform Diesel Tuning.

117Speed is the only tuning facility Diesel tuning in Manchester that perform a free vehicle health check before your vehicle is worked on, proving we take pride and care of our customers pride and joy.

Base calibration

The vehicle is now ready for base calibration. A tuning file that is developed within safe parameters of your diesel vehicles drive train tolerance is applied to the vehicle.

Known as a base map as it is standard and has a buffer between the extremes of engine tuning possibility for your vehicle allowing our master ECU calibrators to adjust the file as the tuning session goes on, starting from the least effective ‘base file’ as a precaution.

Rolling road adjustments

A bespoke Diesel Tuning session in Manchester. Your Diesel Tuning session is about to get personal! Now your diesel vehicle has a base file applied, our master ECU calibrators will begin to tweak this software to extract the performance you demand from your vehicle. At 117Speed we perform both economy diesel tuning and performance diesel tuning.

Your diesel vehicle will be driven onto our state of the art 4 Wheel-drive BAPRO dynometer enabling us to track the performance of the vehicle whether it be 2, or 4-wheel drive tracking BHP and Torque curve. 117Speed is the only facility Diesel tuning in Manchester with equipment of this calibre and precision.

Diesel tuning session gains you can expect:

117Speed have been Diesel tuning in Manchester for over 10+ years and can offer a number of performance enhancements to your vehicle.

Below are a number of vehicles before and after figures you can expect from an 117Speed Diesel Tuning session.

BMW 3 Series 330d 261 bhp

Before Tuning | 261 bhp

After Tuning | 330 bhp

Before Tuning | 457 lb/ft

After Tuning | 586 lb/ft

Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 150 bhp

Before Tuning | 150 bhp

After Tuning | 199bhp

Before Tuning | 236 lb/ft

After Tuning | 288 lb/ft

Mercedes Benz C Class C250 CDI 204 bhp

Before Tuning | 369 lb/ft

After Tuning | 410 lb/ft

Before Tuning | 204 bhp

After Tuning | 255 bhp

By optimising the performance of your diesel engine 117Speed can improve not only the power figures of your vehicle but the fuel economy and emissions. The ultimate experience for diesel tuning in Manchester using only the latest ECU tuning equipment.

Test drive

Once your Diesel tuning session is completed a member of our team will take you out in the vehicle for a test drive. This drive will last around 5 minutes and is used to test the tuning file on your vehicle is delivering on our promise of excellence. A short trip around the local Trafford Park area beside the calibrator who worked on your vehicle is a must before handing over the keys.

Hand over

Happy with our test drive, your Diesel tuning session is complete. We will hand over the vehicle along with the dynamometer graph printout so that you can prove to friends, family and other car enthusiasts the performance enhancements we have provided your vehicle.

Our state-of-the-art facility for Diesel Tuning in Manchester

117Speed is a state-of-the-art tuning facility located in our 6,000 SQFT unit in Manchester, Trafford park. Home to a 4 Wheel-drive Bapro dynomometer and master automotive software calibration technician Samuel Gunnell who has 10+ years of experience in automotive software programming and is in international demand due to the attention to details his tuning files are developed with.

Trafford park, Unit 3 Brightgate Way, Stretford, Manchester M32 0TB.

Benefits of Diesel Tuning

  • Increased horsepower
  • Increased torque
  • Better throttle response
  • Smoother power delivery
  • Improved fuel economy
  • Safer overtaking


If you’re looking to get the most out of your diesel engine, then 117Speed’s master calibration technicians, Diesel Tuning in Manchester can help. We offer a range of tuning services that can improve the performance of your engine, and help you to save money on fuel. Contact us today to on to speak to a friendly member of the 117Speed team about your diesel tuning options and receive a no-obligation quote same day.