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Old 02-25-2012, 02:20 PM   #1
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Anyone have any experience with these chips that claim to add 60- 75 horsepower for $60
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I haven't tried a chip yet, what chips are you looking at for 60 bucks?
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Old 02-25-2012, 02:34 PM   #3
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Just bought one from PCN performancechipsnow.com claims 75 horsepower for $49.99 waiting to get in mail. We will see!
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chips are a waste of money and will most likely do more harm than good. Get a tune by a tuner if you want gains.


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Just bought one from PCN performancechipsnow.com claims 75 horsepower for $49.99 waiting to get in mail. We will see!

You just wasted $49.99....
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Most chips require a lower temperature thermostat and modified exhaust, plus almost all chips change your fuel from 87 to 91 octane fuel.
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Just bought one from PCN performancechipsnow.com claims 75 horsepower for $49.99 waiting to get in mail. We will see!
Le sigh... gullible much?
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14 day money back guarantee so u know!
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Hope the refund covers the harm it does to your engine...
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14 day money back guarantee so u know!
I guess that guarantee is worthless if u can't prove there isn't a 60-75 hp increase. Can't prove unless u do a before and after "dyno" test.
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Red bird u really think they are that full of sh!t.
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Why don't you tell us where the 60-75hp is coming from then.

It must be magic.
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Superman they are claiming to unlock some hidden HP with this chip it must be amazing!
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Red bird u really think they are that full of sh!t.
Want to buy an electronic turbo? I can whip one up really quick. ONLY $99.99
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Hey korndogg what do u mean by tune from a tuner?
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Look at it realistically. You just cant get 75 horsepower out of an new PCM. The only way you could get that gain out of a tune, would be if you had mods to the engine that require a tune to work to its full potential. Those "performance chips" just lean the fuel/air mixture way out. If you really want a tune, go with PCMforless. It wont make huge gains, but its better than stock.
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Hey korndogg what do u mean by tune from a tuner?
Go to a shop and have your car professionally tuned instead of ruining your car by a chip.
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Idk those magic chips with an electric turbo could put down some serious numbers ....and gain you 15 mpg
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I always laugh at the one that is advertised on this site. At one point it said something like 119 horsepower gains
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Superman they are claiming to unlock some hidden HP with this chip it must be amazing!
Like I said. It must be magic. You don't think by now we'd have figured out where to find those mysterious HPs that are hiding in our cars without needing some special chip to do the unlock for us??
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What's amazing is that you believe the advertisement.
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