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Performance Chips

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by tanktodd, Jul 18, 2009.

  1. Jul 18, 2009 at 7:38 AM
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    tanktodd

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    Can anyone tell me what's the best chip out there for performance and gas milage. Also what experiences you've had with them. I've got an 08 TRD sport and am looking at putting a chip on it. Thanks for the info.
     
  2. Jul 18, 2009 at 7:42 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Im old school....I find this kind is as good as any on the market:

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  3. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:16 AM
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  4. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:45 AM
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  5. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:47 AM
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    Everybody's a comedian..haha. Any real posts of the non-edible variety out there.
     
  6. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:54 AM
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    Don't waster your money on a "plug and play" chip. You can get some results from a MAF sensor calibrator to take advantage of things like CAI and exhaust upgrades.
     
  7. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:56 AM
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    tanktodd

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    My tacoma is bone-stock performance wise. Still wouldn't go with the chip?
     
  8. Jul 18, 2009 at 9:10 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Those "Performance Chips" are snake oil. They dont work. You would want a URD MAF calibrator. There is another one out there, but I cant remember the name of it.
     
  9. Jul 18, 2009 at 9:54 AM
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    what about the unichip
     
  10. Jul 18, 2009 at 9:56 AM
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    lsocoee

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    Chris isn't the best typist. I believe he meant to say the URD MAF calibrator.
     
  11. Jul 18, 2009 at 10:04 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Thanks, Man. I was Sleep typing again.....:eek:
     
  12. Jul 18, 2009 at 10:05 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    I think that may be the one I was thinking about. Ask X-runnit, He knows most about them, I think.
     
  13. Jul 18, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    Those "Performance Chips" are snake oil :thumbsup:.....Don't waste your time and money !
     
  14. Jul 18, 2009 at 12:50 PM
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    These chips are the auto equivalent of the Sham Wow. Don't waste your money and why believe this shit? You think if it increased power and added MPG without sacrificing engine longevity Toyota would not have done it?
     
  15. Jul 18, 2009 at 12:51 PM
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    x1000
     
  16. Jul 18, 2009 at 3:22 PM
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    I pretty much agree with this reasoning, although one could make the same argument against a high-flow air filter or lighter weight pulleys.
     
  17. Jul 18, 2009 at 3:41 PM
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    Theres always "Buffalo chips"!

    Its funny when I saw this thread, I immediately wanted to post chips but you guys all beat me to it...

    anyways, chips are shenanigans!
     
  18. Jul 18, 2009 at 4:58 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Yes they are! And we need to Just Say No to Shenaniganery! :D
     
  19. Jul 18, 2009 at 6:11 PM
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    Dude wtf is up with those teeth?! That's gonna happen to your tacoma if you put superchips in it
     
  20. Jul 18, 2009 at 6:51 PM
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