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Discussion in 'RaceChip Support' started by Policyace, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. Policyace

    Policyace United States Newish Member

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    I have had a 3.3TT for a few months and really enjoy it. Recently took it to Lime Rock and enjoyed it even more. Now addicted to track fun. Considering Racechip. Did a little research and would like the GTS. I am NOT a tinkerer, however. Will my dealer install? Of not, how would I locate a shop that I can trust?
     
  2. MerlintheMad

    MerlintheMad United States 5000 Posts Club!

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    Hi there. Go ahead and put Connecticut in your location.

    I don't think you'll have a warranty issue with piggybacks. Dealers have been known to put them into new cars (along with swapping wheels, doing wraps, and what all!).
     
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  3. NS_Stinger

    NS_Stinger Canada Stinger Enthusiast

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    Really? I'd think driving into dealer with a piggyback tune would definitely put you at risk of warranty denial depending on the issue.
     
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    MerlintheMad United States 5000 Posts Club!

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    I just read here today about a purchase with a tune and 20" wheels and some other stuff. The dealer did all that.
     
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    NS_Stinger Canada Stinger Enthusiast

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    That car didnt have a tune, it just had intake and exhaust which is totally different from a tune. I've never heard of a Stinger getting any kind of tune from a dealer.
     
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    MerlintheMad United States 5000 Posts Club!

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    You're right. My mistake about the tune. But a chip can be taken off easily, so we're told. Isn't that the whole point? Thirty percent jump in horse power and removable.
     
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  8. M'Kehyah

    M'Kehyah United States Member

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    Research installing yourself.
    Very easy/no tools required.
    You will be able to remove if required (and re-install later ;) )
     
  9. robz32

    robz32 United States 2500 Posts Club! Staff Member Moderator Texas Stinger Swarm

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    Welcome.
    Suspension upgrades are a must if you are going to be taking it to the track.
    For piggyback tunes look at the JB4
     
  10. Policyace

    Policyace United States Newish Member

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    So, my next question is how does the GTS compare with the JB4?
     
  11. robz32

    robz32 United States 2500 Posts Club! Staff Member Moderator Texas Stinger Swarm

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    A quick search on this forum will give you the answers you seek. ;)
     
  12. Crisis

    Crisis Canada Active Member

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    I'll second that. I installed my Racechip in a few minutes and I'm far from an experienced mechanic.
    However, it's recommended to change (or at least re-gap) your spark plugs if installing a Racechip or other tuning module. That's certainly a bigger job, but so long as you have the right tools, you can get it done in about an hour. It took me longer because I forgot to re-attach one connector, meaning I had to go back & find the problem but if you're not a dumbass, that shouldn't happen. There are threads detailing what tools are needed and how to do the work yourself.
     
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  13. M'Kehyah

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    ^true. I do have the Denso plugs (awaiting install) but the car seemed to run fine on stock plugs (maybe mine were properly gapped at the factory and I am just lucky ... ;) )
     
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    It is worth taking the time to get the plugs upgraded and , gapped around .022- .026 mine are gapped are at . 024 and I run off 94 octane :) the odd problem was found using stock plugs, it makes sense not to take chances and you will find your Denso plugs will not disappoint when installed :) Have fun :)
     
  15. M'Kehyah

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    True.
    To follow up, my OEM plugs were gapped at .030+
    I installed the Denso at .022 ;)
     
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    Let me know how it takes the fuel as I was thinking of re gapping mine down to .022 if it runs smoothly on the pull , not worried if it idles a bit rough , just as long as it grabs the fuel ⛽️ well he he
     
  17. M'Kehyah

    M'Kehyah United States Member

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    No difference in idling.
     
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    Arnie War Canada Active Member

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    Awesome
     
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