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Old 11-06-2012, 08:44 AM
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chipping an ecu

this is one subject i've never fully understood, I've searched around and nothing really stood out to me. How is it done? what is the difficulty? and what is the result? And what is needed to get the job done. I would really like to do this to my car but there are so many options to choose from, and someone like me with limited car experience doesnt know what to even look for. Any help? I'm sure this question is on many a mind. thanks everyone!
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Re: chipping an ecu

buy p28/p72 ecu and obd2a to obd1 conversion harness

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then take you car to some dyno place/shop and let the tuner take care of rest

BUT theres kinda no sense of doing all this if your car is stock!!
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Re: chipping an ecu

How can you say you want to chip it when you don't know what it does?

You have alot of reading to do if you don't know how to do it, what to use, or even what it does.
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Re: chipping an ecu

rumor has it chip change yields 40 more horsepower, boosts gas mileage 23%, makes the exhaust sound cool and cooks microwave popcorn.

none of that is true.

like hunter said, read up, get the facts and decide what is best for your car.

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Re: chipping an ecu

It...it won't cook popcorn :( :( :( :(((((((


What the **** am I doing all this work for then.



Seriously though, tuning a stock car like a Prelude won't do much but optimize your A/F ratio for your location and maybe get you 10hp. It's much more rewarding to do it once you've installed a few aftermarket upgrades to the car; things like intake, head, and exhaust components that behave differently regarding airflow capacity. Just sticking a different muffler or a new intake filter isn't any reason to go tuning. I'm talking intake manifold, cams, or an entirely new (header back) exhaust system with a larger diameter pipe.
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mine pops popcorn:)
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you have to leave the popcorn by the header for it to cook noobs
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you have to leave the popcorn by the header for it to cook noobs
lmao MOB5TA nope ima just sitting it in the exhaust pipe! lmao jkjk
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lmao MOB5TA nope ima just sitting it in the exhaust pipe! lmao jkjk
Rofl I put the kernels in the spark plug tubes and crank the car and then they pop!
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It will also cook rice....put it in the intake tube breather and it will come out the exhaust cooked...only works if your running no cat though.
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Rofl I put the kernels in the spark plug tubes and crank the car and then they pop!
i wondered why there always seems to be a trail of popcorn everywhere i go.
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i wondered why there always seems to be a trail of popcorn everywhere i go.
but what if i need to add some butter,hot sauce i want it ready from the get go then i gotta pay some hobo to clean my engine bay cause i dont wana spend a day of cleaning it. unless you guys would do it for me:)
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Re: chipping an ecu

oh, there was a question..

nah seriously, keep us updated on what you decide to do. mods, fixes, that sort of thing.
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