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performance chips??

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by kennyclyburn, May 3, 2011.

  1. kennyclyburn

    kennyclyburn [OP] Member

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    ok i looked some up on google and found this site called GForcechip.com. i aint never heard of gforce but the chip was originally $400.00 ay msrp price. gforce is selling it for 70.00. wat do i do? is it trustworthy for my 08
     
  2. whippersnapper02

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  3. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Welcome to TW!

    Stay away from any "Chips" that claim HP gains.
     
  4. rab89

    rab89 Well-Known Member

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    the reason a chip won't work, is because our trucks have a locked ecu, meaning you can't tap into it and change the way the truck works.
     
  5. Slodgetto

    Slodgetto Über Posre

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    Welcome, man! The companies who sell those "performance chips" just have good marketing teams. They're no good though...
     
  6. Hondarider08

    Hondarider08 "That's what she said..."

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    Oh boy... Prepare for a lashing on here. They're scams. They don't do anything for your truck. Don't waste your money.
     
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    URD MAF calibrator, APR X-1 and Unichip piggyback actually work. They are all piggyback computers though.
     
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    Foihdzas What is hummingbird?

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    It looks like that is for a boosted engine setup.
     
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    thats what i thought. cold air intake and throtle body spacer are considered non boosted engine right?
     
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