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Offline Vito

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2021 595 Esseesse upgrades
« on: January 12, 2022, 10:13:50 am »
Hello All

Looking for some advice please

I have only had my 2021 595 Esseesse for 24 weeks from new and have covered 10k already now it’s in for its first service so I am looking for some advice before it’s required I have some questions.

1. Tyres it’s on the factory set at the mo anyone recommend anything else or are these the best

2. Break pads can you upgrade them without changing the discs and they must not squeak or are the standard best

3. I would like to get the full steering wheel trimmed in alcantara has anyone had this done

4. Recommendations for re map looking for 200+ bhp to keep up with these GRs

Thank you all



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    Offline GTMartin

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    Re: 2021 595 Esseesse upgrades
    « Reply #1 on: January 16, 2022, 07:52:02 am »
    My favourite as an all round tyre is Michelin Pilot Sport, our  Abarths have been good on them.
    I find the standard brakes adequate for normal road use, just buy a reputable brand.
    Steering wheel can be retrimmed, have a Google for someone local to you.
    Remap, i will leave others to chip in or do a search on this forum, plenty of posts to read through.

    Offline mj2k

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    Re: 2021 595 Esseesse upgrades
    « Reply #2 on: January 20, 2022, 01:04:08 am »
    My favourite as an all round tyre is Michelin Pilot Sport, our  Abarths have been good on them.
    I find the standard brakes adequate for normal road use, just buy a reputable brand.
    Steering wheel can be retrimmed, have a Google for someone local to you.
    Remap, i will leave others to chip in or do a search on this forum, plenty of posts to read through.

    1) Plus one for the PS4s, they suit the car very nicely indeed :)
    2) I reckon the rear pads could do with going up a small amount in braking force since the default brakes are heavily front-biased, but not if you've removed the rear seats or made the rear end even lighter, since the car's pretty nose-heavy even without removing more weight from the rear axle. A slight increase with something like EBC Green Stuff pads might be worth a try, but see how it feels; they're not expensive anyway so you can afford to bin them if they're not to your taste. Don't bother swapping discs until they've worn out - drilling / grooving is mostly cosmetic on a road car.
    3) No idea but standard 500 wheels fit too of course, and it might be easier to find someone who will retrim a standard round 500 wheel.
    4) I find my 160bhp had more power than grip on the twisty, narrow roads around where I live as it is, so definitely no idea, I concentrated on the handling instead :D


     

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