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Unread 03-12-2010, 10:54 PM   #61
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Installed mine today with 87 Octane tune. Initial impression is that it is a bit more peppy, but who knows.

I'll have a better idea tomorrow when I throw on my new rims and tires, and start keeping track of the data.

With the new tires and rims, I have almost an additional 200# I am pushing around vice the stockers.
That's not the way to build a fair review of a product. Run the Flashpaq for a day or two in various conditions and then you'll know what benefits you've obtained.

By flashing it today, and turning it into a dog tomorrow with 200+ additional pounds in wheels tires, you're not going to blame the Flashpaq for your complete lack of performance are you?

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Unread 03-13-2010, 10:32 AM   #62
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That's not the way to build a fair review of a product. Run the Flashpaq for a day or two in various conditions and then you'll know what benefits you've obtained.

By flashing it today, and turning it into a dog tomorrow with 200+ additional pounds in wheels tires, you're not going to blame the Flashpaq for your complete lack of performance are you?
I don't plan on doing that at all. I know for a fact it's going to be different. But given the choice of putting my wheels or tires on today, or waiting for a few days, I'm putting them on today.

I suppose I won't be offering much in the way of actual review, but I figured I could post some mileage figures, etc... regardless of what tires I had on.
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Unread 03-13-2010, 11:36 PM   #63
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I guess what I can do is go with the stock tune for a tank of gas, and then go with a different octane tune.
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Unread 03-14-2010, 07:04 PM   #64
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I will probably get the flashpaq cus I do some towing for work and it has a tow setting.

I will probably run it with my stock tires. I have my new wheels off for the winter and have a couple thousand miles left on the stock ones. I should be able to get an idea of what it does.


What octane level does the tow setting require? I didn't see that on any site.
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Unread 03-14-2010, 07:27 PM   #65
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Procal came Friday now Sunday Put 200 miles on jeep since intall total of 1700 miles since new and live in a hilly not mountainous area. Added 255-85-16 (33x10.5)two weeks ago and averaged 10.5 mpg using cruise on new tires using cruise. Updated with procal for speed and tire pressure. Mpg improved to 12.4 and feel a noticable difference in shift on the hills. I ussually drive 55-58 mph and before procal would pull 45-48 uphills and would have to force down shifts to pull back to speed to keep up. I love it so far. I went from 7mile over on odometer to what appears to be .5 under which is as close as I could come. I do recemend and invite quesstions and will answer is I can. I paid 114.00 as said earlier in posts and that was from acme jeep which appears to be a quadratec owned company as the boxes and info came from same place as previous q tech orders.
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Unread 03-14-2010, 07:52 PM   #66
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everyone is forgetting a good point for the flashpaq, its upgradable from the internet. the procal isnt.
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Unread 03-15-2010, 10:42 AM   #67
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Sorry, I'm dumb....do you have to run higher octane gas to see any performance improvements with the Flashpaq? So ,from what I gather, the Procal will get me back somewhat to a stock feel after adding 35's (which is what I'm looking for) and, being in Colorado, the Flashpaq really won't give me much performance improvement to justify spending $300. I am right with these assumptions? I think I'm leaning toward the Procal also.
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Unread 03-15-2010, 10:49 AM   #68
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Sorry, I'm dumb....do you have to run higher octane gas to see any performance improvements with the Flashpaq? So ,from what I gather, the Procal will get me back somewhat to a stock feel after adding 35's (which is what I'm looking for) and, being in Colorado, the Flashpaq really won't give me much performance improvement to justify spending $300. I am right with these assumptions? I think I'm leaning toward the Procal also.
Don't honestly know. It seems like Colorado comes up often in these threads, and after seeing xtreemjeepin (Cole Ford's) videos of his JK struggling up the mountain pass, I can see what you are all dealing with there.

It would be great if someone from CO would buy a Superchips and see what it does or doesn't do.

IMO, the extra $140 or so dollars may or may not be worth it depending on what people do with it. Also look ahead to what you plan on doing to your Jeep in the future to see if any of those features will benefit you. The Superchips has some cool data logging features that might be useful.

Personally, I like the easier to use interface of the superchips and the fact that it is internet updateable.
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Unread 03-15-2010, 10:52 AM   #69
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everyone is forgetting a good point for the flashpaq, its upgradable from the internet. the procal isnt.
The Procal has zero features you'd ever need to upgrade via the internet....
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Unread 03-15-2010, 11:21 AM   #70
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could the flashpaq get more features in the future because it is internet upgradeable?
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Unread 03-15-2010, 11:27 AM   #71
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could the flashpaq get more features in the future because it is internet upgradeable?
Give em' a call.

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Unread 03-15-2010, 01:10 PM   #72
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The Flashpaq already has gotten new features, like the ability to turn off the tire pressure light. Originally it would only let you lower the warning point but so many people wanted to disable it that they released it as an updateable feature.

@MELINHEAD, you need to run the correct octane fuel for the mode you chose to run. There's an 87-octane setting so you don't need to run Premium Unleaded for it. The Procal will not adjust any of the engine "tuning" to provide better performance. I'm sure the Flashpaq will still provide some improvements around in Colorado, but when you start going up in the mountains, you naturally won't see as much of those improvements since all of your enginer performance is dimished with the thinner air.
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Unread 03-15-2010, 01:46 PM   #73
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could the flashpaq get more features in the future because it is internet upgradeable?
Yes.

Other than the TPMS off option, I don't know what else is recent, but I imagine they will release different features as they become available.
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