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Is a performance chip worth it?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Walter541, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. Oct 4, 2012 at 11:52 AM
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    Walter541

    Walter541 [OP] the game is the game

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  2. Oct 4, 2012 at 11:54 AM
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    those do nothing for our trucks i have read.
     
  3. Oct 5, 2012 at 5:01 AM
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  4. Oct 6, 2012 at 10:31 AM
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    Damn thats a big price jump. Too bad its only for 2nd gen :(
     
  5. Oct 6, 2012 at 10:32 AM
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    chadderkdawg

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

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  6. Oct 6, 2012 at 12:22 PM
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    The AEM unit, from Dezod, can be wired in, so it can be for what ever year model. So can the ProEFI. Those are a pretty high jump in price too.
     
  7. Oct 6, 2012 at 12:24 PM
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  8. Oct 6, 2012 at 12:36 PM
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    What? o_O
     
  9. Oct 9, 2012 at 4:42 PM
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  10. Oct 9, 2012 at 4:45 PM
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    :rofl:

    It must work because the case is blue.
     
  11. Oct 9, 2012 at 5:11 PM
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    lol yea. but unichip is also like $500. and to me looks bogus
     
  12. Oct 9, 2012 at 5:22 PM
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    Don't let the name fool you. They make a legit piggyback ECU and have been fore many years. Chip is just in the name.
     
  13. Oct 9, 2012 at 5:44 PM
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    have you been on their site. nothing about it looks legit. have u seen the dyno you think they would at least fake it the right way
     
  14. Oct 9, 2012 at 6:08 PM
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    I haven't seen their site but I know they have been doing this for some time now. You don't have to buy their product if you don't like their website.
     
  15. Oct 9, 2012 at 6:30 PM
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    well im just saying how do you have a dyno that hp and tq dont cross at 5252
     
  16. Oct 15, 2012 at 9:02 AM
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  17. Oct 15, 2012 at 11:18 AM
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    That can happen if the HP and TQ are set to different scales.
     
  18. Oct 15, 2012 at 1:54 PM
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    but crossing at 4k ?
     
  19. Apr 25, 2013 at 1:41 PM
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    Cat Back Exhaust, pondering others...
    Try a TRD Cat Back exhaust if you want guaranteed HP and Fuel Economy...Chips may void that warranty thing.
     
  20. Apr 25, 2013 at 5:12 PM
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    Is the trd catback the same size as our stock exhaust and 2.5"?
     
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