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Performance chips/calibrators

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by DanGer, Apr 12, 2009.

?

Which programmer?

  1. URD MAF calibrator

    44 vote(s)
    32.1%
  2. Unichip Programmer

    31 vote(s)
    22.6%
  3. APR X-1 Engine controller

    53 vote(s)
    38.7%
  4. Other, specify

    9 vote(s)
    6.6%
  1. Sep 7, 2009 at 3:42 PM
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    clloyd

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    it' what holds the thottle open for a period after letting off the throttle. but what i'm trying to get rid of is the idle raise that happens in neutral coming to a stop. ie going from 1100 rpm's to aprox 1600 rpm's, from 35mph to 5 mph. this is a manual shift x-runner. i am sure this is all emissions related, but it is very annoying.
     
  2. Sep 7, 2009 at 4:28 PM
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    roxspin72

    roxspin72 Enjoying my addiction

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    Not really sure if I had that issue:confused: But, I can assure you the the shift attributes are highly improved by the use of the X-1...

    I recently had the latest MAP loaded and it was a noticeable improvement. :D
     
  3. Oct 1, 2009 at 9:43 PM
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    AlexForbesR6

    AlexForbesR6 My R6 Eats Me

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    I KNOW WHAT YOU ARE TALKING ABOU!!


    and it is annoying as HELL...but idk on how to get rid of it.

    if you find out let me know please!
     
  4. Oct 2, 2009 at 1:30 PM
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    Quadcams

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    As I am still looking into weather the X-one will work on my Hilux, I dont have one as yet but after looking into the x-one it is my one choice for tuning.
    Firstly self tuning on the x-one, best feature, with other piggy backs (unichip etc) you have to get it tuned by a tuner at a cost, add that on to your original purchace price and any other additional tuning for future mods, the x-one doesnt seem that dear now, secondly, piggybacks like the unichips are intercepting the ecu's signals (cutting wires into ecu harness), not completely controlling them like the x-one, therefor the ecu will learn its way around the chip, especially in extreme temp changes as the perimeters in the ecu cannot be adjusted to accomidate the large changes, where the x-one will adjust the ecu accordingly and cater a tune for all weather types.
    Lastly ecu's in todays motors are very smart computers, they use hundreds of different perimeters to control the motor, not just fuel and timing, therefor as the x-one can control the whole ecu you will be able to make much more power and consistant/safe power day in day out.
    5 years ago we didnt have a complete ecu control with our 5.4 boss modular motors over here, people were using the unichip, then STC brought out the flash tuner, we had endles arguments about the cost and not being any better, now today no one uses the unichip, n/a times with bolton went from 13.2@105 (unichip days) to 12.2@114 (today with flash tuner), same mods everything, only difference being the tuning tool.
    1GR motor owners are very lucky to have a tuning device like the x-one spacifically designed for the 1GR, where other cars that have complete euc control tuning tools like HP tuners (GM) and SVT flash tuner (ford) are universal tuning and have to be individually tuned to each car at a cost, where the x-one the tuning works been done, just tell them your setup and away you go, dam impressive piece of gear.
     
  5. Oct 2, 2009 at 2:21 PM
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    XrunnIT

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    I know of someone who drives a Prado, and is using an X-1 on his 1GR motor.

    Call up David at APR and ask him. he would be able to answer that question for sure.
     
  6. Oct 2, 2009 at 3:32 PM
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    Quadcams

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    Is that on the Australian Prado?
    Im actually waiting for delivery of my Hilux, due in 4 weeks, Allan wants to see a photo of my ecu connections to verify if the X-1 will work as he mentioned the Tarcoma changed ecu's in the 09 model. Sofar I have found out from Toyota Aus that the Hilux has had the same ecu since 2005, no changes since the start when they first used the 1GR. So that is a good sign.
     
  7. Oct 22, 2009 at 10:09 PM
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    where can you buy this x 1 ?
     
  8. Oct 23, 2009 at 12:29 AM
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  9. Oct 23, 2009 at 12:34 AM
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    alright thanks
     
  10. Jan 28, 2010 at 7:25 PM
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    In most cases it requires splicing, but you can purchase a wiring harness like i did that requires no splicing:)
     
  11. Feb 6, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    XrunnIT

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    That is an option as well. Last I saw the PnP harness was around $300 or so, is that what they are still going for?
     
  12. Feb 19, 2010 at 1:55 PM
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  13. Mar 2, 2010 at 9:17 PM
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    Does anyone know if the JET CHIPS V-FORCE PLUS PERFORMANCE MODULE would work and how well?
     
  14. Apr 19, 2010 at 2:35 PM
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    the guys in my parts dept were telling me to get a programmer......but everywhere that they call they are saying they don't make it for the 2010 model?!?!?!

    anyone care to shed some light on this?
     
  15. Apr 19, 2010 at 2:36 PM
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    btw the dodge guys around here run superchips......i'm mainly looking for the MPG Gain
     
  16. Apr 19, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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    The most noticeable MPG gain comes from less right foot, and more controlled driving habits.
     
  17. May 11, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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  18. May 11, 2010 at 10:45 PM
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    are these chips universal or are they specific to an individual car/engine?
     
  19. May 22, 2010 at 1:08 PM
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    hoeflich

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    I have the Jet Chip programmer...it sucks ass! About to take it off, you can buy it from me if you want.
     
  20. Aug 15, 2010 at 8:22 PM
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    I have the URD Maf- CAL works ok 50% of the time.. I want to take it out and look into something else thats better but not worth $1500 bucks by the time I get it.
     
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