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PERFORMANCE CHIPS

Discussion in 'New Members' started by mshane06, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. Jun 17, 2011 at 6:50 PM
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    mshane06

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    Are the GForce performance chips any good? i was looking at a couple online but not to sure. Any help appreciated
     
  2. Jun 17, 2011 at 6:50 PM
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    no they suck
     
  3. Jun 17, 2011 at 6:51 PM
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    No. If it sounds too good to be true IT IS!!! It is simply a resistor... If it gave you an extra 75 horse and 30 mpg, every single one of us would have one...
     
  4. Jun 17, 2011 at 6:51 PM
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    Is there any performance chip that you would recommend? i have a 96 taco so i dont even know if its even worth spending money on a chip....
     
  5. Jun 17, 2011 at 6:53 PM
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    I don't think that it is worth it honestly... Vehicles didn't have the same kind of fuel management that they do now. I don't know if a real tuner would do you much good. Your best bet for real power is either a SC or some sort of forced induction setup
     
  6. Jun 17, 2011 at 6:56 PM
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    Guess i need to just buy a new taco hahaha. i just put some 6000k xenon HIDs lights on and they are so much better than my stock.
     
  7. Jun 17, 2011 at 6:58 PM
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    you wouldnt happen to know of any websites that make the specialized light bars for different years like 90s. i have looked all over and i cant find a site that makes one for my year. ive even though about fabricating my own.
     
  8. Jun 17, 2011 at 6:58 PM
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    Oh yes, HID is considerably better than most other options out there for headlights
     
  9. Jun 17, 2011 at 7:02 PM
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    HIDs are considered illegal correct unless they come equipped with the vehicle? I have the 35W 6000k cuz i didnt wanna take a chance of the brighter lights getting me pulled over. I was gonna get the.......50 or 55W bulb but the guy advised the 35W for on road use.
     
  10. Jun 17, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    Correct, HIDs are illegal unless they came stock. But for all intensive purposes, any bulb that is in your headlight housing that is not OEM is considered not legal. You made a good choice going with 35w. 55w, especially just dropped into a stock housing is too bright for daily driving. Oncoming traffic will loathe you
     
  11. Jun 17, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    Hmmm....I was expecting a little more from you....
     
  12. Jun 17, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    I do average off-roading and i was wondering if i could buy a pair of 55W 6000K bulbs to switch out when i go off-road for more illuminating and then switch the 35's back in when back on the road? Between using each would it be okay to switch the bulbs without changing anything in the HID boxes? Or do i need higher wattage in order to run the 55W's?
     
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    Good info on the chip, what chip is actually worth spending the money on? I have a 2013 2.7 4.0L and would like a little more beef to it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
     
  14. Jul 28, 2013 at 1:18 AM
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    Dude why would you revive a old thread
     
  15. Jul 28, 2013 at 1:10 PM
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    URD Maf Cal found on www.urdusa.com

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  16. Jul 28, 2013 at 2:27 PM
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    You'd prefer ANOTHER thread about ebay chips??

    X2 - Unless you are at thinking about going with future force induction upgrades...In that case, just wait.
     
  17. Jul 28, 2013 at 2:37 PM
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    How'd you get a 2.7 4.0L?
     
  18. Oct 27, 2013 at 8:53 PM
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    That's what I was wondering.
     
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