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This is a discussion on suggestions for a chip. within the Tuning: Electronic Engine Management forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I want to get my car chipped i already have put some aftermarket parts just was wondering what kind is ...

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    suggestions for a chip.

    I want to get my car chipped i already have put some aftermarket parts just was wondering what kind is the best for the price. Its an 2005 wrx.

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    You want to look into reflashing your current ECU

    What modifications are currently on the car?
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    suggestions for a chip.

    Yes there is no chip, you need to remap the car using the existing ECU.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EJ257 View Post
    What modifications are currently on the car?

    ^this



    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR View Post
    Yes there is no chip, you need to remap the car using the existing ECU.

    and ^this



    most performance mods that are worthwhile require tuning.. hopefully you haven't caused any damage yet

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    the car has been tuned just was wondering if the car would be better with a new ecu. i have new injectors, new turbo, up pipe and down pipe, headers, intercoolers, intake, greddy boost controller, and i think thats it.

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    suggestions for a chip.

    A standalone ECU is not inexpensive, nor necessary at this point and its not what I'd be looking to do next.
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    should just be able to get a tune for all those parts and work fine
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    Quote Originally Posted by hite23 View Post
    the car has been tuned just was wondering if the car would be better with a new ecu. i have new injectors, new turbo, up pipe and down pipe, headers, intercoolers, intake, greddy boost controller, and i think thats it.
    That.... doesn't make sense. Why would you need a new ECU if you had the current one tuned to work with your mods?

    BTW, I really hope you got the tune AFTER installing those modifications.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hite23
    the car has been tuned just was wondering if the car would be better with a new ecu. i have new injectors, new turbo, up pipe and down pipe, headers, intercoolers, intake, greddy boost controller, and i think thats it.
    What injectors? What turbo?

    It's highly unlikely that a standalone ECU will get you anything over a reflashed OE one. The fact you haven't listed a built block with built heads tells me this.
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    You bastid! The second I saw the thread title, I was gonna do that!



    In that case though...these are the best for our cars: 1 Performance Chip Subaru Impreza 1993 2010 | eBay
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    Rayfieldswrx, that is the worst attempt at a sneaky second account I have ever seen. Wrxrayf...I mean you basically just rewrote your name backwards!!





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    suggestions for a chip.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mikie13 View Post
    You bastid! The second I saw the thread title, I was gonna do that!



    In that case though...these are the best for our cars: 1 Performance Chip Subaru Impreza 1993 2010 | eBay
    Seems legit...... :rofl:

    Something about this feels like déjà vu...... Someone posted a pic of the Dorritos my bro loves so much, and that are addictive.
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    suggestions for a chip.

    Here we go, the best chips for your car:
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