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Old 04-10-2004, 10:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So i got this knock off chip from ebay for my ETA, for about 40 bucks. It said it was an ac scnitzer chip, but i don't think they ever made one for the e30. I checked out the sellers other items and he had chips for all sorts of cars. I took the gamble and got it.

Well i've had it in for about a week and all i can say is WOW. It made a signifigant raise in range power. Even with my o2 senser sketchin out sometimes. It raised the rpm limiter to about 56- 5800. Hard to say when the tach only goes to 5g. Anyway, it pulls right through, from 2g all the way up solid to the top. When i used to pull a brakestand, on good pavement it would go for a bit but never have the power to keep pushing. Now when i drop the clutch the brakes don't even stop the car from moving, and the tires never stop spinning. And now i can drive my car hard and the gas milage stays as if i were babying the car. I will baby this tank to see how much of an approvement it will make.

All in all it was a great investment. I have heard by other chip makers of long term damage done by random chips. But i have know idea. For forty bucks, it is by far the biggest bang for your doller.
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Old 04-11-2004, 05:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Do you have a web link to the seller?
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i got the same thing for my E36... ITS CARZYNESS.

Ive only have my tires for 5000 miles. The rear have 50% life, and the front have 95%. Its rediciulus
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Old 04-11-2004, 09:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
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which seller did you get it from? There are a few guys who regularly sell these chips. I'm trying ot decide which one to buy from. Also, do you use premium gas now?
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Old 04-12-2004, 01:46 AM   #5 (permalink)
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i have used premium gas always.

the seller i bought it from is "maximumperf"
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Old 04-13-2004, 12:04 AM   #6 (permalink)
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moving to product review forum.
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Old 04-13-2004, 03:22 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Also got one from "maximuperf" great seller. Chip works like a dream.
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maximumperf sells two types of chips - a generic one and an "alleged' AC schnitzer one. Both have the same exact spec sheets. Which one did you get, Andrew?
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Shoot I can't wait till i get mine. I purchased one from the same guy, he's a vietnamese dude that lives in the same area as i do. He wouldn't let me do a local pick up, anyways he informed me that this was a replica of the Dinan Chip and said that if for any reason it doesn't work he will replace it for free. I need that POWER NOW MY FRIENDS YEEEEEEEHAAAWWWWWWWWW!!!!
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I bout the schnitzer one from him
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it says he sells a "racing" chip and a "performance" chip

which one?
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FYI... Maximumperf no longer a registered ebay user.

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So whats the deal with this guy? Sounds like he's buying EPROMS, and has a flash recorder and flashing the EProms with the software that the dinnan, schnitzer and everything has onto them. In laymen terms, its like a CD copy.
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BTW guys, does anybody know how to install the chip? I am interested buying that too.
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