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Old 02-16-2014, 10:13 PM   #1
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Gforce performance chips?

does any one run the Gforce chip? i am looking in to buying one and would love some feed back.


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Old 02-16-2014, 10:36 PM   #2
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Think about it.
What other part fits EVERYTHING from a Geo Metro to a Lambo?
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This set of "Car Talk" comments should cover it.
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Old 02-17-2014, 12:20 AM   #4
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Moved to "Focus Tuning Chat". As the others have stated, these chips are absolute garbage and I would not even waste my time with them. I would get a tune from one of our reputable vendors instead. It might cost more, but it will save you time and money over the long run.
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when the Second link in a google search is RIPOFF REPORT, you may wana start rethinking it as an option.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Gforce+chip
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At one time, replacing a chip in the car's ECU was the only way available to "tune" an electronic system, so "chipped" entered the vocabulary for car tuning.

"Fudging" the inputs of a sensor to fool the computer as this product seems to do is a BAD way to force the system to change it's outputs (such as fuel supplied).

Even if it made an even change across the operating range, the desired "tune" is not an even function - different fuel/spark is needed at different RPM/throttle position/load - can't change one thing & expect good results.

Advanced tuning through the OBD port has replaced changing chips in the computer for most applications. It's much better to be able to change a tune as needed, or return to stock, WITHOUT the need to open the computer and change it's memory/programming with a new "chip".
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cool thanks for the feed back. i am scrapping that idea! so a true tune it is who would be the best vender to contact? i am running a long racing header and did a full cat delete and a long snorkel intake
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