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dan
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Oct 15, 8:47pm - #53480 
Which is better?

FOR my 00gt.The hotshots header or an ecu chip? which will add more horses, better performance and etc..

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Oct 15, 8:53pm - #53481 
what kind of ecu chip are you talking about? the "mod chips" that are sold on ebay? or something more respectable and legitimate like a jet chip?

i have heard that all of the "chips" and whatnot are not really that effective. i mean, some people say that they can definitley feel a power increase, but others say it feels the same as stock. its kind of a shaky mod.

on the other hand, the headers will definitely give you some solid gains and a noicable increase in power. i would rather have them than a chip. thumbsup

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Oct 15, 9:08pm - #53482 
Chip = NO

Header = YES


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Oct 15, 9:22pm - #53483 
when i put my hotshot header on, i felt a good increase in power


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Oct 16, 6:03pm - #53484 
You should do a search on the chips. It has been discussed many times that our ECU considers any kind of mod-chips or whatever as an error and corrects it. This pretty much makes the chip useless. However, headers are gonna give you sound+power, so very much thumbsup

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Oct 16, 6:04pm - #53485 
Originally Posted by tis0y0ne
when i put my hotshot header on, i felt a good increase in power


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