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has anyone bought one of these???

are they worth 200 squid????

i'm trying to get the most power outa my gen 6 st202 without major work

the claimed 8bhp isn't alot but every bit counts and if it helps it spin up a bit quicker low down in the revs...........................then hey,i'm up for that :thumbsup:

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You'ld be a lot better of with a Unichip, Superchips are a standard implementation and do not take into consideration the mods done to the car, if you go for a unichip it takes into consideration all work done to the car and is programmed at time of installation therefore a much better product, of course there are alternatives but the unichip is a relatively cheap trusted method of increasing your bhp, it has also been noted to improve not only torque and power but fuel economy of some cars...

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hmmm,is the superchips icon not a seperate module which gets wired into the loom just ahead of the ecu?!?!?!?i seen one on the fensport site!!!i'm planning a unichip but want to get all the other little bits outa the way first to save havin to go on the rollers more than once!!!

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Had one fitted to my AE111 Corolla when it had the standard engine. Because of the way this Corolla's ECU works it could not change the fuelling, only the ignition timing. At about 3500rpm it was advanced about 5 degrees and a bit more again at about 5000rpm. It made the engine more responsive and appeared to give more power and torque, though I never had this confimed with a dyno test. Works best if you do the air filter, exhaust mods as well.

No need for a Superchip if your having the Unichip

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I was faced with the same problem a couple of months ago(superchip or unichip). I choose to go with the superchip icon because it was cheaper and I am happy with the result.

Unichips are better they are a fully programable unit as apposed to the superchip icon which only gives advanced ignition timing. The problem comes with the cost the superchip is only £200 and does give positive gains I got 11bhp from mine infact my cars running 163bhp with all the mods I've done (16bhp higher than standard on a j plate car too).

I went to a near by specialist who fitted my icon and advised to come back and have it removed if I wasnt happy with it. Well I'm happy and I havent had cause to go back.

The unichip is very expensive and for the gains better left to the turbo cars, after all there isnt alot more you can do to a 3sge other than a reworked head etc (serious money).

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thanx lads :thumbsup:

unfortunately there isn't a specialist anywhere near where i live(18 miles south of john o groats :( )so i'd have to fit it myself,i'm a sparky to trade so surely it can't be that difficult :wacko: lol.i've got the induction kit and the exhaust is here,just waiting for the de-cat pipe to arrive!think i'll go for the superchips icon then.the nearest dyno centre is 130miles away so i'd rather get everything done first.

surely a unichip could be fitted as well as the icon?!?!?or is there not any point?????

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ive been considering gettin the superchips icon too, but im confused over what it does. would i be right in thinking it overrides info going from the ECU to injectors, so they give standard toyota optimum performance, and gets the injectors to pump more fuel ??

ive also heard rumors that its possible to have two ECU's mounted, and at the flick of a switch, turns on the performance ECU....and ive asked one of me mates doing motorsports technology, and he recons it will damage either one of the ECU's - this twin ECU is mainly for turbo cars though (so its no use to me, but i thought id mention it and see if anyone can shed some light on that one as well.

:help: lol

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