EFI Solutions or Custom Chip?

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  1. 98GTVortech

    98GTVortech New Member

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    Which do you guys think would be most effective? The Efi solution where they reflash your computer or to get a custom burned chip? Thanks for all the input.
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    dyno tune by Tim with his reflash , using the EFI solutions , the only way to do it .
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    I live in PA so considering that he is in georgia i probably won't be able too get there. Thanks though.
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    I would say that you can do more stuff with a chip but reflashing EEC will not void your warranty if you don't say anything because they can't really tell.

    I started a thread of what a chip can do that ECU couldn't do and vice versa.. try doing a search.. good luck
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    No questions. Go the EFI Solutions route. The chip can't adjust the same number of parameters as the flash can.
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    I drove from VA , but if you dont wanna drive , call him and talk over to him whats going on with your car , you can send your ECM to him to reflash without him having the car , chances are he can dial it in better than any chip you will get .
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    That's what I'm doing. :)
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    I vote EFI solutions. Also you can't go wrong with Tim. But, if you feel uncomfortable with shipping your ecu off you can always go to Kauffman Motorsports in Dillsburg, Pa. I think thay are only about a 2 hour drive from philly, and they also use EFI solutions. They have a top notch shop and seem to really now there stuff as well.
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    if you're in Pa dont bother going to georgia...Kauffman Motorsports in dillsburg is an excellent place...do a search on their name here, you wont see one bad remark, dave really knows his stuff...they are efi solutions, and autologic.
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    Dave @ Kauffman is a great tuner...He uses the same software we use and does a great job.
    tim
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    Tim who else uses EFI solutions that you know of ? (For the guys too far away to make it to Georgia) and are paranoid of ECU shipping -

    :OT: BTW- Tim I got everything else, but haven't seen my 3.2 pully yet :shrug:
    Chrisitan
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    maybe you guys can help me, actually my brother and his 2001 SC saleen, he needs a tune and was told that not everyone knows how to tune a car that uses liquid to air intercoler so can u help or recommand someone in the New england area :shrug:
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    I think if it were my car I would drive it to Kaufmanns in PA and have it dyno tuned there , I dont think you will be disappointed at the results .
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    My understanding is to have it tuned w/o any liquid / ice in the box. Then when you add ice to it for the track you just get the added power benefit from the colder air charge (no different tune). However I believe if it's tuned w/ a chip you can get a flip switch on some w/ a second program that can have more timing in it for when you have ice in the box. :shrug:
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    Thanks alot for all the feedback. I have bought products from tim and i wish i could make that drive but it's very time consuming. Kaufmann's i am goign to give them a try and i'll report my results within the month.

    Thanks again
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    yeah dude kauffman is old exit 17 on the PA turnpike (takes me 1:30 mins doing 75 from West Chester) Once ya get here pay toll and turn right and keep going.

    I goto college 5 mins away from their shop lol.
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    Which school, i go to Shippensburg which is only 25mins from kauffs but i don't have my car here.
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    whats up man...my parents own porters carpet and furniture in ship...theres a guy that goes to ship i know named josh, he has a red 98 gt with a vortech also.
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    I live over in college park i know exactly where those shops are. Do you go here? Also, i play lax would be ironic if you played also?? Anyways sometime before the end of the year is over i am gonna bring my car up we gotta get together and drive around.

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