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Chip #236908 Jul 30, 5:53pm Jul 30, 5:53pm
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I've looked around for information on a Performance computer chip for my 2001 GTS. but I haven't ben able to find anything. Does it even exist? If anyone has some info for me like price, where to get it, etc...that would be great. Thanks.


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Re: Chip [Re: cwsample] #236909 Jul 30, 6:00pm Jul 30, 6:00pm
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not worth it

go for a power fc or unichip


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Re: Chip [Re: ivantrd] #236910 Jul 30, 6:01pm Jul 30, 6:01pm
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could you go into a little more detail...whats a unichip and a power fc?


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Re: Chip [Re: cwsample] #236911 Jul 30, 6:03pm Jul 30, 6:03pm
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Re: Chip [Re: xXMaGNuSXx] #236912 Jul 30, 6:08pm Jul 30, 6:08pm
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wow...$950

i was looking for something a little bit lower in price...anything worth buying?


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Re: Chip [Re: cwsample] #236913 Jul 30, 6:13pm Jul 30, 6:13pm
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The Apexi S-AFC and Greddy E-Manage
which are piggy back fuel managment
systems if your a novice modder this
is what you want rather than a stand alone
ecu.


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Re: Chip [Re: mastro543] #236914 Jul 30, 7:19pm Jul 30, 7:19pm
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Power FC is the way to go, get great gains. thumbsup

Re: Chip [Re: Virgilson] #236915 Jul 31, 6:38am Jul 31, 6:38am
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Not just $950. You'll need the MWR basemaps to start with and with shipping it will be more like $1000. $1012 from MWR to be exact. Then you'll need the software at $339 w/ serial connection, $374 for USB. The software is essential if you want to optimize your gains and know for sure you're not knocking and destroying your engine. Then unless you have a dyno and know how to do EFI tuning with a wideband o2 sensor, you'll have to pay someone $300-$400...each time you upgrade. If you only want it tuned once with your current upgrades, just set aside an even $2000 to be safe...including the helmet you'll need if you break into the 13s at some tracks in cali!!!


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Re: Chip [Re: QTRMLR_1] #236916 Jul 31, 1:55pm Jul 31, 1:55pm
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Woah..I heard the s-afc gets overriden by the ecu. Dont get that unless someone can correct me? So its powerfc,unichip, or greddy emanage.


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Re: Chip [Re: SLVCELI] #236917 Jul 31, 4:07pm Jul 31, 4:07pm
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yes, anything piggyback will be overridden by the smart ecu that the celica has. power fc is the best way to go, as for the unichip and greddy i dont know for sure


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Re: Chip [Re: csheriff] #236918 Jul 31, 4:22pm Jul 31, 4:22pm
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Originally Posted by csheriff
yes, anything piggyback will be overridden by the smart ecu that the celica has. power fc is the best way to go, as for the unichip and greddy i dont know for sure


this is what i've heard as well.

the only real thing that works is the power fc..expensive though (as already stated)

Re: Chip [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #236919 Jul 31, 4:27pm Jul 31, 4:27pm
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really not that expensive for what your getting, depending on how you look at it. yeah its gonna end up being 2 grand, but its like 15 whp, plus reprogramming of the fuel cut off, which is where the serious gains come. (in 1/4 times, not really hp ratings.) what else can you do to the celica to get those kind of gains for that money. granted with 2 grand you could get prolly 100 whp out of a civic, but you have to consider the lack of aftermarket backing we are dealing with.


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