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Chris McLean
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Jul 27, 7:51pm - #31443 
is this worth it? would it do anything?

i know its eBay...but would this thing really do anything to increase performance? has anyone tried it? thanks guys thumbsup

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Jul 27, 8:10pm - #31444 
i would have to say no considering an S-AFC doesn't even work properly with our ECUs.

Plus i would be a little leary of something that is "designed for the year 1990-present model of the listed vehicle"

you can't tell me that you can just plug this thing into any celica from 1990 on and automatically get 10-15hp if that were so don't you think everyone and their brother would have one for that price.

it's usually best to go by the philosophy "you get what you pay for"

just my .02


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Jul 27, 8:13pm - #31445 
i dont trust that thumbsdown


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Jul 27, 8:13pm - #31446 
Yeah, if your gonna improve performance do it right, you may have to pay extra but it'll be worth it. Don't get me wrong, I'm all for eBay when it comes to appearance parts but not performance parts

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Jul 27, 8:27pm - #31447 
that's gay.


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Jul 27, 8:42pm - #31448 
how much is a JET V-chip and how much hp does it add?


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Jul 27, 8:50pm - #31449 
Originally Posted by 01celi
how much is a JET V-chip and how much hp does it add?


it doesnt work on our ECU's


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Jul 27, 9:03pm - #31450 
oh hellllll no...what a joke...first of all, look at the thing..no way in hell Im gonna put a Radioshack box with a few resistors in my car with a home printed label...VERSION 1.2 my ass...DUDE dont do it... thumbsdown


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Jul 27, 10:32pm - #31451 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
Originally Posted by 01celi
how much is a JET V-chip and how much hp does it add?


it doesnt work on our ECU's


plus your emmisions would go to shit.

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Jul 28, 6:13am - #31452 

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Jul 28, 6:42am - #31453 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
i dont trust that thumbsdown

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Jul 28, 7:13am - #31454 
I think it probably is just resistors to make a voltage divider so that a temperature sensor looks to be reporting cold air or something so that the ECU mixes the fuel differently. It may not be "good" for your car because Toyota didn't design it, but I'm all for hacking.
I really think someone should give it a try for that little money before we draw conclusions about it.
I really just want to remove my speed limiter 105mph doesn't cut it.


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