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#1 (permalink) Old 06-23-2004, 01:46 PM
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I have seen a lot on Chips and I know that its one of the best upgrades you can do. However, I have done a lot of searching and I can't find a chip for 96 318i. I have seen Shark Injectors from AAW, but thats about it. Is it a problem chipping a 318 because of the ODB I computer system? Is the shark injector about the only thing you can do to chip ODB II? Costs? Lemme know. Thanks guys.

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Shark injector is only software re-programming which means you have an OBD2 and not OBD1. You can't get an aftermarket chip. I wouldn't get the shark injector. My friends with OBD2 328's say they can't even feel the difference besides the raised rev limiter.

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Damn...I guess the only logical thing to do would be a ODBI to ODBII conversion...but damn the money it costs! ghead

thanks a lot Auto, thats all the info I needed...

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