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Performance Chips????

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by bigtaco07, Mar 2, 2011.

  1. Mar 2, 2011 at 2:42 PM
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    BrokenTusk

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    All I can tell you is I love mine, I noticed a boost in power from stock to adding CAI & Exhaust, then another boost in power with chip. (It's a piggyback system so I can flick the ON/OFF switch whenever I want. everything together was about 1000$ from autoanything shipped up to canada. Thats including the 15% Black Friday discount last Nov when I ordered.

    One day I will get a Dyno and first place I'll put it is TW.
     
  2. Mar 2, 2011 at 2:49 PM
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    nick

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    35X12.50 general grabber. how do you like the pro comps? what kind of price range for 35s?
     
  3. Mar 4, 2011 at 6:52 AM
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    bigtaco07

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    ya i have 35x12.5 pro comp and i sooooo hate them..... i will have to change tires by spring, lound, wear horribly... i would not recommend those tires to anyboyd....
     
  4. Mar 4, 2011 at 6:54 AM
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  5. Mar 4, 2011 at 7:02 AM
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    I had always heard that chips didn't do much except for in diesels, atleast that was the word on the streets.
     
  6. Mar 4, 2011 at 7:12 AM
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    time to re gear.
     
  7. Mar 4, 2011 at 7:14 AM
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  8. Mar 4, 2011 at 7:15 AM
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  9. Mar 4, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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    they say the bf goodwrench are really good and cheaper than the grabbers. that may be my next set. tread looks good too.
     
  10. Mar 4, 2011 at 4:41 PM
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    MAF is good but it only works at WOT. If you're trying to get better gas mileage around town, you should look into regearing. It's the best way to achieve your goal.
     
  11. Mar 4, 2011 at 5:23 PM
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    Any thoughts on the nitto dune grapplers??
     
  12. Mar 4, 2011 at 5:27 PM
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  13. Mar 4, 2011 at 10:03 PM
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    I like the terra grapplers better
     
  14. Mar 19, 2013 at 5:24 PM
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    Are these things legal in CA? Like the unichip
     
  15. Mar 19, 2013 at 8:57 PM
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    Uncertain, your best bet is to call Unichip or URD directly to ask them.
     
  16. Mar 20, 2013 at 7:05 AM
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    None are, including unichip.
     
  17. Mar 23, 2013 at 5:24 PM
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    why does everyone think they're going to drop a piece of plastic in their truck and suddenly get better MPG and horsepower. HOW DO YOU THINK THAT'S GONNA HAPPEN? don't you think they would have designed it better from the factory? why would they design a vehicle that could easily be upgraded by a cheap piece of plastic? it's a ridiculous idea either drop on the supercharger or just enjoy what your truck already is, a formidable, reliable vehicle
     
  18. Mar 23, 2013 at 6:37 PM
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    Biscuits- it makes sense when you take into account that the chip is basically designed to maximize performance in your aftermarket mods. Not a stock engine. They do work, because they allow the mods to work with the engine, not against it. From what I understand... I know they work cause I live in santa ana with all these giant ass lifted trucks and they all have these chips haha
     
  19. Mar 23, 2013 at 6:51 PM
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    What a lot of people refer to as a "chip" is actually a re-programmer. Talking to the Mustang guys, they'd say they "chipped" their car, when they used a Diablo, which is actually a programmer. Most actual chips are useless, while programmers do make a difference.
     
  20. Mar 24, 2013 at 3:07 AM
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    oh I don't doubt the use of aftermarket calibrators that will tune the engine to account for extra goodies like intakes and exhausts, but a lot of guys assume they can buy some magical chip and their stock engine will suddenly become more powerful and get more mpgs
     
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