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do any chips work

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by duppers1957, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. duppers1957

    duppers1957 [OP] Active Member

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    saw advertised some chip for 69.00 was supposed to give more hp
     
  2. ZebraTaco

    ZebraTaco Active Member

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    Which one was it? I've had a handheld (not exactly a 'plug and go' chip) and I could manipulate a few things but I hardly got more horsepower or anything.

    I've heard good things about the Unichip, but it's no 69 bucks

    http://www.unichip.us/vehicle/vehicles/3188-2005-Toyota-Tacoma-40L

    More like almost 600...but it might be worth it to you, especially if you have a lot of bolt ons.
     
  3. steviestyles

    steviestyles The "Search" tab is your friend!!

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    Those things are nothing more than snake oil. Think about it, if it only cost $69.00 to add say 5-10 HP to a vehicle or MPG gains, don't you think most manufacturers would add the chip or modify the ECU programming?
     
  4. chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    No, unless you are a turbo diesel... Which I doubt you are.
     
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    dYL0n ระดับอาวุโส สมาชิกอาวุโส

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    pure crap
     
  7. isu2014

    isu2014 RAT Products

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    View the build. Too much to list.
    They work very well. Got me to 35mpg and faster than a corvette. I can now out-pull a cummins over the Rockies. But I'm also running a throttle body spacer.
     
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    IF IF IF a programming change gave you more mpg then you would be giving up hp, and IF IF IF it gave you more hp you would give up mpg and or longevity. As others have said, if it was that easy then Toyota would have already done it.
     
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