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Old 05-08-2006, 03:53 AM   #1
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Chips and Modules-Do they work

Anyone had any good or bad experiences with these?

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Old 05-08-2006, 12:15 PM   #2
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mentally, they work great... physically, they lighten your wallet.

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For the amount of horsepower/torque gain you get they are not worth it. Better to spend your money on other upgrades like a cold air intake and throttle body spacer.
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I saw a resistor on e-bay for like 89 cents lol i guess it over rides the computer and you get more horsepower and whatnot...i saw some good reviews as well as bad reviews...you can find them on ebay without a problem
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Edge makes a new product that is an add on module for the computer along with a 62mm throttle body and intake system. It does have some real world results with it for an increase in power to the wheels of a Jeep.
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Edge makes a new product that is an add on module for the computer along with a 62mm throttle body and intake system. It does have some real world results with it for an increase in power to the wheels of a Jeep.
With the cold air intake you are looking at $1000 for that set up.
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I saw a resistor on e-bay for like 89 cents lol i guess it over rides the computer and you get more horsepower and whatnot...i saw some good reviews as well as bad reviews...you can find them on ebay without a problem
Do you have any more info on that please?
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Well I have a 2.5 on my jeep and bought a 63mm throttle body and spacer and milled out my intake and now my jeep acts congested and my down shift for passing is all jacked up -however my top end is higher,soo I'm figuring that I need something to tell my computer to give it more gas! I'm also gona put an exhaust system on her to help with the increased air flow i'm getting and to make it sound like is has some nuts.
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With the cold air intake you are looking at $1000 for that set up.
That would be true, but how much does one spend on a cold air intak today (not from ebay)? How much for a 62mm throttle body? Overall the cost of the unit is not that prohibitive in my mind from the cost one already spends on these products.

Besides for the question that was asked the from the user in question he already has both the throttle body and the intake so those would not need to be purchased.

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