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10-24-2009, 06:39 PM #1
Trying to save some fuel.. Is this worth it?-Jason
99' Chevy Tahoe
5.7 Litre Vortec
Flowmaster true dual exhaust
Super sport fog lights
Pioneer stereo W/ 12"sub
bike & kayak rack
stock 03' tahoe wheels
10-24-2009, 10:22 PM #2
I'm going to say this is what they call a "Snake Oil" product. a single chip giving 300 hp and better mpg and off the line. It's probably like all the other chips the say they'll give you this and you never see it.Peter
2007 Silverado LT Crew NNBS 5.3
Black Powdercoated Billet Gas Door
Go Rhino Dom II Bars
Work in Progress
1952 Chrysler 2dr Windsor } Mine and Dad's
1966 Ford Mustang
2000 civic hx Moded
1993 Probe simi moded
1985 Nissan 4x4 Kingcab
10-24-2009, 10:31 PM #3
In my nice opinion i'd say "its probably not going to work, so just dont get it"
But the other part of me is like...are you kidding. The companies like superchips want 300+ bucks for their tunes do you really think a 30 dollar thing off ebay is going to do ANYTHING?2000 Chevy Silverado 1500 5.3L Z71 - 4x4
10-24-2009, 10:35 PM #4
try reading the sellers feedback to see if it does anything.Bagged 06 Silverado Crew Cab.
10-25-2009, 10:29 AM #5
i read some of the feedback on the product. some noticed a diffrence but some didnt. not 300+ hp by any means, but if i could get 2-4 more MPG then i'd be happy. I don't make a lot of money so i cant afford the expensive chips. Is there and Cheap solutions? What about the Intake vortex fan?
11-05-2009, 01:37 PM #6
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all this "chips" are is a resistor that plugs into your air intake sensor and tells the computer that its getting cold air all the time these are 5 cent resistors at radio NOT WASTE your money lol
11-05-2009, 02:04 PM #7
Twiggy did you ever go through with this? If so did you see any improvements? Let me know.
11-05-2009, 02:46 PM #8
A handheld tuner will only net you 2mpg at the most especially on a gas engine, not tworth the time or to even look at there web site. Just do what you can that is free. Keep your tires properly inflated, a working thermostat that is OEM, and when accelerating keep your RPM under 2000.99 K1500 Suburban LT "THE BEAST"
Hypertech III, K&N, true dual
11-06-2009, 06:49 PM #9
Well i never tried it... thanks to everyone that talked me out of it. i guess i'll come to grips with the fact that i only get 11 MPG....
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