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Chip your car.

Post by Hodgepodge » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:01 pm

Has anyone tried them or know anything about them? I ordered a stage 3kit and it’s supposed to give about 60 more HP and up to 5mpg. I will let y’all know how it works in the next 3,7,10,15,21,and 30 days.
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Re: Chip your car.

Post by Bill2014 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:26 pm

Years ago...
Hyper tech stage 3 in a Monte Carlo SS.
Required headers and dual exhaust without converters. (Stock carb was already 650 cfm)
Required installing 160 degree f thermostat + removal of the air pump.
The chip made significant changes to the shifting points - but the 700R4 survived despite wheels chirping regularly during shifts. Would break the gatorbacks loose at 60 when it shifted down into 2nd for a pass.

Most serious chips wont give you much with a stock car - you will need to make some mods if you want more than 50 HP.
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Post by olyelr » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:38 pm

Hodgepodge wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:01 pm
Has anyone tried them or know anything about them? I ordered a stage 3kit and it’s supposed to give about 60 more HP and up to 5mpg. I will let y’all know how it works in the next 3,7,10,15,21,and 30 days.
Bahahahahahahahahahahahaha! 5 more MPG's?! In a power wagon!?!?!






Haaaaaaaaaahahahahahahahahahahahahahah!






Thats funny!


Do update please. I have never heard of them.
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Re: Chip your car.

Post by Hodgepodge » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:43 pm

I will try it for 28 days and see how it does, free return shipping within 30 days.
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Re: Chip your car.

Post by olyelr » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:48 pm

Hodgepodge wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:43 pm
I will try it for 28 days and see how it does, free return shipping within 30 days.
Heck yea, keep us updated :rockon:
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Re: Chip your car.

Post by Ducky's Dad » Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:49 am

give about 60 more HP and up to 5mpg
Not going to get both at the same time. There is no free lunch. I don't think any of the programmer manufacturers claim anything near those figures on a STOCK engine. It's been a few years since I looked seriously at programmer specs and claims, but the most that any could legitimately claim on a stock engine with pump gas was about 25hp, and even that was a stretch. Having said that, I hope it works.

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Post by PWJouster » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:29 am

Hodgepodge wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:01 pm
Has anyone tried them or know anything about them? I ordered a stage 3kit and it’s supposed to give about 60 more HP and up to 5mpg. I will let y’all know how it works in the next 3,7,10,15,21,and 30 days.
is this a real post?


do you mean stage 3 in terms of bolt ons, or that is the offered stage of performance?
chip your car? OBD tuning? the higher the HP gain the more MPG? do you have a 2016? i am sincerely extremely interested to find out if your motor fails
or if you see that kind of improvment.

i would take 60HP and the same mileage, keep us posted.
this is not a brand i was aware of, and this is the first time ive heard OBD tuning in a modern vehicle with that kind of performance increase....
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Re: Chip your car.

Post by Reloaderguy » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:31 am

I'm holding out for stage 4.
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Post by TwinStick » Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:10 am

If those numbers are correct & actual, THAT dude is going to be one RICH :cash: :cash: :cash: :cash: :cash: :cash: S.O.B. !!!!
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Post by 04Ram2500Hemi » Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:25 am

Better fuel economy for a Power Wagon? I'll have to wait and see what comes of this. I'm currently getting around 9.5mpg with this crap winter fuel they push on us. It's pretty sad when a 707hp Challenger Hellcat gets better fuel economy than a Power Wagon.
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Re: Chip your car.

Post by olyelr » Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:08 pm

04Ram2500Hemi wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:25 am
It's pretty sad when a 707hp Challenger Hellcat gets better fuel economy than a Power Wagon.
Not really, considering its probably a third of the weight and much more aerodynamic. Just all around much more efficient.
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Re: Chip your car.

Post by PWJouster » Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:53 pm

what about the fact that my 2013 quattro s6 did 3.2 0-60...close to 10 second 1/4
got about 30MPG going 80 down the highway. with a B&O sound system....

i miss my hellcat charger but lets be honest.. i got 10MPG in the Hellcat too.
yes the HC would return 20MPG on highway but thats premium fuel! and alot of tires!!!!

i miss the HC but i aint Sorry!!!!

gas is costing me about the same, and returning the same excitement and satisfaction even before the kings come in!
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Post by Hodgepodge » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:04 pm

I will start the numbers on Monday and keep notes every few days, if it doesn’t work as stated I will use for 30 days and send the MOFO back.
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Re: Chip your car.

Post by thedriver21 » Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:22 am

Definitely don't think you will get 60hp out of just a tune but you never know I guess. I have a custom tune for my truck and while it shaved almost 2 seconds off my 0-60, it definitely didnt add 60hp. Maybe along the lines of 25 or so. But be careful when modifying the computers on these trucks. They are very sensitive and can easily be messed up. Learned that the hard way when I tried to convert the computer back to stock and fried the PCM.
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Re: Chip your car.

Post by 04Ram2500Hemi » Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:28 am

PWJouster wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:53 pm
what about the fact that my 2013 quattro s6 did 3.2 0-60...close to 10 second 1/4
got about 30MPG going 80 down the highway. with a B&O sound system....

i miss my hellcat charger but lets be honest.. i got 10MPG in the Hellcat too.
yes the HC would return 20MPG on highway but thats premium fuel! and alot of tires!!!!

i miss the HC but i aint Sorry!!!!

gas is costing me about the same, and returning the same excitement and satisfaction even before the kings come in!
The Audi S6 is an awesome car. I bet it was fun to drive.

My Challenger HC gets around 13mpg in town, but if I behave on the highway and set the cruise at 80mph I can get 24mpg. My Power Wagon is 14mpg at best on the highway (at 80mph it's closer to 12mpg). Obviously two different vehicles built for two different things.

I'm curious to see how this chip thing works out. I wouldn't mind something that gave me a couple extra mpg's in my truck.
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Re: Chip your car.

Post by Juday » Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:29 am

PWJouster wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:53 pm
what about the fact that my 2013 quattro s6 did 3.2 0-60...close to 10 second 1/4
I'm guessing you had quite a bit done to the S6 over the stock configuration to get the 1/4 mile numbers in that range?
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Re: Chip your car.

Post by EasyDoesIt » Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:58 am

Hodgepodge wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:04 pm
I will start the numbers on Monday and keep notes every few days, if it doesn’t work as stated I will use for 30 days and send the MOFO back.
Its been a couple weeks, did I miss the update?
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Re: Chip your car.

Post by PWJouster » Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:58 am

Juday wrote:
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:29 am
PWJouster wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:53 pm
what about the fact that my 2013 quattro s6 did 3.2 0-60...close to 10 second 1/4
I'm guessing you had quite a bit done to the S6 over the stock configuration to get the 1/4 mile numbers in that range?
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so no not alot done.

now the RS7 does that from the factory for $30-40K more and reliably.
i dont know how long the s6 tranny would have held up but it uses the same engine without the extra turbo size and reinforcements.
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Post by adeluca73 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:34 pm

04Ram2500Hemi wrote:
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:28 am
The Audi S6 is an awesome car. I bet it was fun to drive.

My Challenger HC gets around 13mpg in town, but if I behave on the highway and set the cruise at 80mph I can get 24mpg. My Power Wagon is 14mpg at best on the highway (at 80mph it's closer to 12mpg). Obviously two different vehicles built for two different things.

I'm curious to see how this chip thing works out. I wouldn't mind something that gave me a couple extra mpg's in my truck.
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My HC sees about 14.7 - 15.3 here in DC hell. Just came back from VA beach, ~2.5hr drive, and I was hovering around 22mpg+.
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Post by adeluca73 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:35 pm

04Ram2500Hemi wrote:
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:28 am

My Challenger HC gets around 13mpg in town, but if I behave on the highway and set the cruise at 80mph I can get 24mpg. My Power Wagon is 14mpg at best on the highway (at 80mph it's closer to 12mpg). Obviously two different vehicles built for two different things.

I'm curious to see how this chip thing works out. I wouldn't mind something that gave me a couple extra mpg's in my truck.
My HC sees about 14.7 - 15.3 here in DC hell. Just came back from VA beach, ~2.5hr drive, and I was hovering around 22mpg+.
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Post by Hodgepodge » Tue May 29, 2018 5:28 pm

Well after 3 months I’m currentlymrolling right at 12.4 MPG with the lift and on 37s, it took awhile to see the increase but when I unplug the chip and drive I’m just under 10 mpg. Will do another update at 6 months.
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Post by DamageWagon » Wed May 30, 2018 4:20 pm

How does this feel driving? How are the shifts? How is the low/mid RPM performance?

I was going to pick up a Diablosport to improve shifts and lower RPM torque but at half the price this sounds like a killer deal if it works well. Different products and this doesn’t sound nearly as versatile but I’m not planning on big engine changes.

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Post by jpbrazill » Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:35 pm

Who is the manufacturer? Is the chip plugged into the obd port?
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Post by Hodgepodge » Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:19 pm

jpbrazill wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:35 pm
Who is the manufacturer? Is the chip plugged into the obd port?


It’s from chipmycar.com I believe
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