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Re: FW: upgrading to a "performance chip", beware of your purchase
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- Subject: Re: FW: upgrading to a "performance chip", beware of your purchase
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Earl LaFlamme (Holyoke HS 95))
- Date: Tue, 30 Aug 1994 21:30:59 -0400
- Reply-To: quattro
- Sender: quattro-owner
>I am happy with the performance gain I have gotten with the modification
>provided by Superchips. I have no real idea exactly how the changes have
>been made or even exactly what those changes are. However, don't bother
>trying to keep up with me if you are driving a strictly stock '89 200TQ.
>You will be left behind shortly after the boost hits. The acceleration
>(after the boost level reaches some major portion of my new maximum) is
>FANTASTIC! These mountains I drive every day seem to be almost flat now.
>I used to think that third gear was a super passing gear. Now I don't
>need to mess with third unless the situation is really tight and I need
>to get out, 'round, 'n' right back in "raht now" (as we say here in WV).
>Fourth gear is better now than third gear used to be as a passing gear.
>Drop it into fourth and step on the pedal. You accelerate more or
>less like you did before the mod was done until your front bumper gets
>about even with the rear bumper of the car you are passing and then,
>all of a sudden, the boost hits and you are doing 85 and are around and back
>in your lane in almost nothing flat.
>Now, what has Peter Wales done to my car? DAMFINO. Am I complaining? Not
>on your life! Could I have gotten equivalent or better gains less expensively?
>I don't know. Do I feel cheated? Absolutely not. I got better than what
>I expected, at least in terms of better acceleration. BTW it also helps
>in cornering - better weight transfer to the rear wheels tends to keep the
>back end in tighter.
>As they say, YMMV.
>Happy motoring. Oh, I am in no way connected with Superchips other than as
>a satisfied customer.
>Bob __________________________________________________ ^_____^
> | Robert L. (Bob) Myers <RMyers@WVNVMS.WVNET.EDU> | / \
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Where did you get your Superchip?