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Old January 14th, 2006, 11:42 PM
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10hp worth $34

http://cgi.ebay.com/92-3-94-95-96-97...QQcmdZViewItem

I wonder what the gain in hp is for a 3.9, for the price though it isn't bad when compaired to other chips.
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Old January 14th, 2006, 11:55 PM
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Old January 15th, 2006, 10:17 AM
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not any time soon, maybe in the summer but then I might try the megasquirt thing then. But for someone not going the MS rout this might be something to try.
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It does not look like an ECU chip it looks like a MAF resistor. I would ask but generally they cause way more problems than they are worth.

If you want some more go without that much cost and at a bit less MPG get a 4.2 chip out of a 93-95 RRC for about $75.

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Definitely going to be a resistor and not an actual 'chip'.

Going by the bad feedbacks, probably just a resistor that goes inline with the air or coolant temp sensor. Common cheap 'HP Gain' gimmick, along the lines of fuel magnetizers and splitfire plugs. Doesn't alter the fuel map at all, just tricks the engine into misreading the sensors.

I wouldn't risk it, much better methods of gaining power out there with much safer results. Heck, you'll probably get the same results from checking tire pressure and doing a good tune-up.

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Now I remember what this reminds me of. Those 'emissions code readers', which were usually nothing but a jumper wire in a plastic box and cost $30. All they did was put a jumper between the contacts in the diagnostic connector causing the check engine light to blink. All the software was already built into the ECU in the car.

gimmick, gimmick, gimmick.... pure and simple

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It does not look like an ECU chip it looks like a MAF resistor. I would ask but generally they cause way more problems than they are worth.

If you want some more go without that much cost and at a bit less MPG get a 4.2 chip out of a 93-95 RRC for about $75.

Ron

Can you tell me more about this? Does it give the car more power, or is it barely noticable? I am very interested in this little tip.
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