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I was thinking about chippin my TC and i wasnt sure what was the best chip or if it messes anything up in the long run and if any knows where i can get it please let me know thanks
 

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Sounds like u should probably do a little more research and find out exactly what you want this "chip" to do for ya, then maybe find an alternative that does exist which will do what u want this "chip" to do. Like, before u ask where to get one, find out if there are any "chips" for the tc and what exactly they will do. Its not quite like Gran Turismo where theres just some magic chip out there that will boost your power or something.
 

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The ECM uses flash. There are no chips to change. You have to reflash.
 

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whats all that bull on ebay ( i know its ebay and its there for a reason but i just bought an intake for 200 bucks k&n and its sweet) i see these dumb ass chips i would never buy them they are like 20 bucks haha

do chips even do all that much on our n/a engines?
 

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There is NO chip to change in the ECM. Period. It uses flash memory, and if you do anything, you have to reflash, not chip.

The BS on eBay has nothing to do with chips, they just call it that because they are trying to sell to idiots.
 

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right. i get guys in here all day long that ask me if i chipped my tC, tell me that they are going to, its a cheap 20 hp, blah blah... sometimes i cant even bring myself to tell them the truth about it. i mean, if only hp was available for a dollar per. that would be a wonderful world.
 

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It's not a chip. It's a piggyback. You have to cut your wiring harness to install it, or have a custom wiring harness extension made and splice it into that.
 

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Oh...my...god. What the...

[Brain failure. Begin reboot. Memory Check. Memory OK. Reboot complete.]

As I was saying, HP-GAIN "CHIPS" R SUPR GAYYYYYYYYAYAYY!
 

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Well im new to cars and my red tc is my first car and i would like some other boost than just exhaust intake and headers and also avoiding turbo or supercharging..... what else????
 

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Well im new to cars and my red tc is my first car and i would like some other boost than just exhaust intake and headers and also avoiding turbo or supercharging..... what else????
 

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You've pretty much eliminated all the options with your exception list.
 

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try adding a fidanza lightened flywheel. it wont add hp, but it will make your car quicker.
 

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lightweight flywheel... if u really want to (it'll be downtime and $$$) have your head port and polished. unfortuanetely there are no cams out at this time (dont hold ur breath either) so it will be minimal gain. you may see some significant improvement but only like 10hp or so.

i would suggest against the vvti controller, ive explained how i dont think it will help in other posts (search for them if you want, im not in the best of moods and dont feel like typing it out or searching for u
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you didnt mention no n20
 

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Originally posted by ZEROmotorsports@Jul 31 2005, 02:11 AM
unfortuanetely there are no cams out at this time (dont hold ur breath either)
Check this topic from ScionLife for some info on possible cams.
 
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