Ok, here goes.
I did a search but couldn't fin anything about this.
I read all this stuff about I/H/E, I got the AEM CAI
and Invidia exhaust already.
I am thinking over my next power-mod.
Here in the netherlands the so-called chip-tuning or obd-tuning is very popular.
Especially turbo-engine can reach gains of 30% in hp and 20-
30% in torque.
This obd-tuning is something like rewriting the OBDII with new software which takes out certain limits on fuel pressure (if I recall correctly) and other things.
Well, since my car is just a GT with CAI
and exhuast I reckon I should be around 155 (maybe 160) bhp (143 is standard here)
Costs about 500 euro (550 usd), about the price of an exhaust, but more gains.
Check the following list:
Toyota Celica 1.8 VVT-I (GT)
standard bhp 143
modified bhp 158
standard torque 170 (Nm!!)
modified torque 200 (Nm!!)
Toyota Celica VVTL-I (GTS)
standard bhp 180
modified bhp 215
standard torque 176 (Nm!!)
modified torque 205 (Nm!!)
The cool thing is the torque-curve is also reaching peaks a bit earlier (especially on the GT)
I am counting on about 175 bhp and 200 to 210 Nm (154 Lbft) torque
Is this not common in the US or not known?
Is it not legal?