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Old 03-20-2004, 11:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Which chip do you prefer? Which chip have you had a better experience with? Better/Worse performance? Any problems? Was it worth it? Are you satisfied with you choice? Purchase price?
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Old 03-20-2004, 12:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i have a Dinan chip.... best performance upgrade i have ever done... well worth the $ and performance...

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i don't have a chip - i've got little things to worry about first but JC claims the most gains so I'll probably go with his chip over Dinan's; although i doubt you would notice a difference between the two.
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i have a chip mapped like a JC chip, its very impressive.best bang for the buck.

i have not tried the Dinan chip but i hear its good as well.
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Old 03-20-2004, 04:23 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Dinan chips definitely make a nice improvement. They also provide Dyno plots for each of their models available rather than just numbers.

Plus, they are covered by original BMW warranty

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i doubt his '92 e36 is still under the original bmw warranty though
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he just meant as an added bonus if you were driving a car under warranty.

this was already discussed and i believe the general consensus was that JC chips were always aggressive, adn dinan ones were aggressive whenever you put the pedal all the way down.
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What is the website of Dinan? Here I have a link to V-max chips...... http://www.evc.de/en/product/ex/default.asp?
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What is the website of Dinan? Here I have a link to V-max chips...... http://www.evc.de/en/product/ex/default.asp?
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i heard stories about people getting water sucked into the engine from the long cold intake hose that goes behind the front bumper....the JC hose is short so i guess you wont have that problem....JC is cheaper too...i have niether...but plan on one or the other
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