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Old 09-30-2014, 08:36 AM   #1
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Automobile manufacturers must compete in a marketplace where fuel consumption, horsepower and torque are big factors, but they must also comply with emissions and other regulations. To meet these demands modern cars are controlled by computers. The computer, known as an ECU (Engine Control Unit), controls all engine settings like the air/fuel mixture, ignition timing and idle speed. A quick and easy way to do this and upgrade your vehicle’* performance is with a “superchip”, also known as an aftermarket performance chip. Aftermarket performance chips are made to adjust parameters to increase engine power and torque. The effects of the superchip can be easily reversed just by plugging it into the ECU and choosing the reset option, which will cause the ECU to revert to the factory settings. Overall, upgrading your ECU settings with a superchip is a fairly simple and low cost alternative for the everyday auto enthusiast.

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I would love to be able to use any of them, sadly GM locked my PCM
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yutzybrian, too bad. I'm pretty sure you would be happy with the results. Only GM can unlock your PCM, or you can simply replace it, but it might be troublesome.
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yutzybrian, too bad. I'm pretty sure you would be happy with the results. Only GM can unlock your PCM, or you can simply replace it, but it might be troublesome.
Standalone ECU & TCU is the only option unless I want to send it to a company that does canned tunes, which IMO isn't worth the money they want.
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If they put a canned tune on it, then couldn't you reprogram it afterwards?
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Nope, I think they have some method of getting around the lock that keeps it locked after. They are the only site that will tune for GXPs and I can't imagine they would want that to change.
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