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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 10-28-2004, 11:22 PM Thread Starter
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Has anyone else seen this? More importantly, has anyone purchased this, and does it work?
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Performance chips don't work for IS's as I've seen so far. Especially if its that cheap off of ebay, I wouldn't trust it.
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Ooooohhhhhhh. Those chips are gettin fancy now. They used to just be .05 cent resistors from radio shack that you shove into a sensor. Now, they've got boxes on em and everything, someone should buy one of these and dyno it. I would but I don't own an IS

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I wouldnt... looks cheap and ive never bought anything of ebay.
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Total waste of money.
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i never really have seen an import with a chip, well at least a toyota

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surprised thread hasn't locked. The only chips for the IS are SRT's piggyback and AFC type ones.
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surprised thread hasn't locked. The only chips for the IS are SRT's piggyback and AFC type ones.

and even then, the srt "chip/ecu" is questionable..
many people dont always feel a gain in hp.
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and even then, the srt "chip/ecu" is questionable..
many people dont always feel a gain in hp.
You're saying the SRT race ECU is questionable?

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I'm going to go ahead and leave this thread open... although there is no known chip to increase the performance of the IS... we haven't installed one of these to prove that it doesn't do anything.

I'm going to contact the seler to see if he will ship me one for testing...

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looks like a scam, but its 20 bucks so buy it and put it on, and then tell us if it works.
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That's what's known as a scam. Let me know if they actually agree to let you test one Das that would be halarious especially if it actually hurt performance. LOL!

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i got one of those performance chips or whatever they call them off of ebay...it was a gift..and after i put it on i feel that it didnt make my car faster but the shifting was a little quicker and it didnt lag between gears...


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