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Vx ecotec chipped

big_mack69

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Is it worth getting a 3.8l v6 chipped, do you gain much more power?
 

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1. When you say "chipped", what do you actually mean? Are we talking the ebay "chips" or are we talking a proper retune?
2. What else has been done to it?
3. No, not really. Ecotec's aren't really designed to be performance engines so it will take a fair bit of coin to get them going. And then some bloke with a GEN who's spent half as much as you will blow you away anyway. Trust me, been there, done that.
 

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not so much in power on basic mods more so on fuel ecconomy and response ive found. bascally the timming gets adjusted another 4 degrees.
 

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A proper retune and a chip made especially for my car, I am going to do a cold air intake, extractors and a bigger throttle body and then do a chip if required
 
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