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post #1 of 11 Old 08-05-2013, 07:11 PM Thread Starter
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Noticiable Difference in Power

I have an 02' H.O. with a K&N FIPK and Flowmaster exhaust. The truck performs completely different depending on the outside or ambient temp . . The acceleration and even the shift points change. I don't need to looking at the outside temp gauge I know it will read between 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit. Is this because of the cool dense air that this ambient temp produces?? Basically, would putting a chip in trick the computer to think its in these conditions all the time?

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post #2 of 11 Old 08-05-2013, 07:24 PM
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The transmission shift points are dictated by the rpms. My feeling is that the cooler temps and their denser charge are giving you enough "boost" to change the shift points. I dont think anyone on this board recommends any chips but I could be wrong...

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Hmmm. So there's no way to trick the computer besides moving to San Diego?
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I have done the same thing you have done and I did notice a difference too. I wanted to put a chip on my 03 v8 HO but no one makes one for that. I called Hypertec(which I live right by) and they told me they do not make anything for that kind. They said your engine is already putting out the highest.
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I have done the same thing you have done and I did notice a difference too. I wanted to put a chip on my 03 v8 HO but no one makes one for that. I called Hypertec(which I live right by) and they told me they do not make anything for that kind. They said your engine is already putting out the highest.
JET makes a performance module. I actually had it but never installed for various reasons. Num 1 being I needed money at the time. I think you have to remove your coolant reservoir to install it directly to your ECU? Anyway lemme know what you end up doing. We could invent ice pack cone filter jackets and install freezers in our center consoles to make sure there always ready. ; )
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post #6 of 11 Old 08-09-2013, 01:04 AM
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Superchips makes a programmer for the 4.7 HO V8. It works really well and offers a choice of three programs depending on what octane fuel you'd like to run.

PM me if you'd like pricing - I have them on special right now.

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JET makes a performance module. I actually had it but never installed for various reasons. Num 1 being I needed money at the time. I think you have to remove your coolant reservoir to install it directly to your ECU? Anyway lemme know what you end up doing. We could invent ice pack cone filter jackets and install freezers in our center consoles to make sure there always ready. ; )
I decided right now atleast I don't need one but I'm still wanting one.

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I have an 02' H.O. with a K&N FIPK and Flowmaster exhaust. The truck performs completely different depending on the outside or ambient temp . . The acceleration and even the shift points change. I don't need to looking at the outside temp gauge I know it will read between 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit. Is this because of the cool dense air that this ambient temp produces?? Basically, would putting a chip in trick the computer to think its in these conditions all the time?
Check out this thread; talks about what if anything, a Superchips tuner will do on an '02 WJ w/ the HO motor.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f13/4...s-work-587132/
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Check out this thread; talks about what if anything, a Superchips tuner will do on an '02 WJ w/ the HO motor.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f13/4...s-work-587132/
Thanks. Interesting banter. I wonder how many people have installed the Transgo Shift Kit?? And with how much success?
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Thanks. Interesting banter. I wonder how many people have installed the Transgo Shift Kit?? And with how much success?
Most people who install them appear to like them a lot!

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...t-kit-1154314/

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f13/t...51/index3.html

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...rland-1130827/

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...t-kit-1160012/
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post #11 of 11 Old 08-18-2013, 09:28 PM
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Hmmm. So there's no way to trick the computer besides moving to San Diego?
I live in San Diego, it works great....

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