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"GAS SAVING" computer chips, Good or Bad?

Has anybody tried using any of the "GAS SAVING" computer chips that are selling out in the open market? Both cheap or expensive?


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post #2 of 28 Old 02-11-2011, 12:54 PM
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only way they would save gas is by making you run lean.
If you want to really save gas free up intake\exhaust then go get on a dyno for an afternoon of tuning.

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Has anybody tried using any of the "GAS SAVING" computer chips that are selling out in the open market? Both cheap or expensive?
The only real ones that work are the PCM or "flash" units. The cheap gizzmo's that clamp over your fuel line or other... really don't do much.

Best thing you could do is to get the air flowing into and out of the motor "better". Air intake, exhaust system, header mated up to a tune would net your best results for any economy.

Hope this helps.
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You will probably spend more trying to increase the fuel economy than you will save. Proper maintenance and conservative driving will probably net you better results.
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if you want to save gas don't drive the jeep.
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You will probably spend more trying to increase the fuel economy than you will save. Proper maintenance and conservative driving will probably net you better results.
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The best gas saving and road safety measure known to man is a cop car in the rear view mirror, it lightens the gas foot, keeps your speed constant and your eyes on the road and mirrors.

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The best gas saving and road safety measure known to man is a cop car in the rear view mirror, it lightens the gas foot, keeps your speed constant and your eyes on the road and mirrors.
Unless their lights are on and you are trying to get away
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The best gas saving and road safety measure known to man is a cop car in the rear view mirror, it lightens the gas foot, keeps your speed constant and your eyes on the road and mirrors.
I go faster so they don't get my whole plate and run my finoz.

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I get so tired of young punks blistering around my town like the traffic law doesn't apply to them I wonder why people think that way - speed limit, stop sign, yield sign - why would anyone think it doesn't apply to them?

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To save gas in a jeep - turn jeep off
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My way to get great milage in my Jeep......

The sad thing is its true if you have a diesel tow rig.

Someone I know gets better mileage in his 3/4 ton towing a trailer with his buggy on it than I do just driving my Jeep.
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If you want to really save gas free up intake\exhaust
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The only real ones that work are the PCM or "flash" units.

Best thing you could do is to get the air flowing into and out of the motor "better". Air intake, exhaust system, header mated up to a tune would net your best results for any economy.
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You will probably spend more trying to increase the fuel economy than you will save. Proper maintenance and conservative driving will probably net you better results.
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