[V8] ECU, IA chip, and Speed Limiter
allanvega at comcast.net
Wed Sep 19 15:41:55 PDT 2007
OH....but there is a limiter on the us 4.2 cars....Starting with my 92. 132
is all I get. I have Neds chip, and is a drag not to be able to see its full
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From: <cobram at juno.com>
To: <AWHdcny at aol.com>
Cc: <V8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 6:35 PM
Subject: Re: [V8] ECU, IA chip, and Speed Limiter
> AWHdcny at aol.com writes:
>> have a '93 V8 with 165000 miles. My question is, I am using Pro
>> Also, how can you identify an 'Intended Acceleration chip' as
>> opposed to the standard 'chip' in the ECU? I have an ECU that is
> supposed to have
>> an IA chip, but the standard ECU chip has the same numbers on it.
> Some in the past have put after market chips into prom readers...only to
> find the factory parameters. Don't recall which brands through. Others
> would reprogram the factory chip. If they're marked identically you can
> only know for sure by reading the hex or comparing driveability.
>> Also, where is the speed limiter located and how to disable?
> What speed limiter? The only speed limiter on the '90 is power and drag.
> I don't think they added one in the '93. The "wall" on the 3.6L
> automatic is about 148 MPH indicated. Listers have reported the factory
> 3.6L with a stick will get up to around 162MPH indicated before hitting
> the wall.
> I live on a one-way street that's also a dead end. I'm not sure how I got
> here, or how I'm going to get out.
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