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Old 03-08-2004, 06:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Do I need to get my car chiped after I add my CAI. I already have a Supersport exhaust. Will the CAI still give me the benefit with out the chip?
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you don't need it, but it is a for sure hp gain and it improves everything when you have the exhaust and intake on as well..... but like i said, it's not a neccesary thing, but a definite mod...
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GET THE CHIP!!!
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yeah it can only help optimize your system
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you stand to gain more power from a chip anyway.
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The chip and cai don't necessarily go together, but you will feel alot more power with the chip. I would definetly recomend getting one.
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THANKS GUYS....Time to start saving... I will have to start looking into whos is the best...

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I carry Active Autowerke, TMS, and Conforti chips, let me know if you need any more info!
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Michael, would you mind putting up a spec list for each chip for comparisons between them. I also will be looking into getting a chip(software) for my m3 here somtime in the spring.

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