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is this a good chip?

has anybody here of or used the DVM-EP93 Performance & Economy Chip made by dvmotorsports? im lookn to get a lil bit more power out of my jetta and i have a REAL small budget to work with
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any links to the product? if its for a 2.0 dont bother. only performance that a 2.0 will benifit from is cam and engine work, turbo, or supercharger. even those are really and will not worth it.

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Turbo aba is totally worth it. I'd take 2.0 aba turbo over 1.8t any day. More displacement, stock forge internals, you can buy the car and a turbo kit for cheaper than a 100k mile 1.8t, and beat a stock or depending the kit you get even a tuned 1.8t.

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did you guys miss the part about a REAL small budget? Get hot and heavy over turbos somewhere else. The chip is indeed worth it for the 2L, wicked gas mileage and a little extra power. Stick with neuspeed, techtonics or autotech though. They are cheap, only about $120.
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did you guys miss the part about a REAL small budget? Get hot and heavy over turbos somewhere else. The chip is indeed worth it for the 2L, wicked gas mileage and a little extra power. Stick with neuspeed, techtonics or autotech though. They are cheap, only about $120.
exactly i have a small budget which is now smaller due to the ignition switch goin bad i now have like 30 bux to play with out of 300
here is the link for the chip
DVM-EP93 Performance & Economy Chip for Volkswagen | eBay
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NONO dont even bother, throw that idea away. That'll probably make your car not run. A real chip is an EPROM that goes right into your ECU. This is a real chip, the autotech q chip.

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ok before i buy a chip is there a way to tell if the previous owner put 1 in or not? and is it normal for the 2.0 with a 5spd to cruise at 50 in 3rd gear pushing bet 3000 and 3500 rpm's?
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Only by opening up the ecu and looking. And yes that is normal RPM for that speed.
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Only by opening up the ecu and looking. And yes that is normal RPM for that speed.
ok where would i find the ecu and if its been chipped is there something special i should look for? sorry for all the dumb questions i just dont wana get something i dont need
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the ecu i believe on a mk3 is in the pocket under the rain tray on the passengers side.
least.. thats where my buddies is on his mk3 tdi with a shaved bay..

anyway.. when you get it out.. it looks like a mini computer..
theres 4 phillips screws i believe.. losen them.. the ecu opens..
inside you should see a big.. rectangular object.. 2.0's i believe have 2.. those would be your chips.. if they say oem vw on them.. theyre factory
if they say anything else on them..
c2motorsports..
revo
apr
unitronic
etc etc etc etc

its chipped


why do people honestly boast about turboing a mk3 2.0.. when the dude just is after a chip? .... makes no sense if he was interested in turboing his 2.0.. he would of said..

HOW MUCH MONEY IS IT TO TURBO MY 2.0?
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thanks for the info fukn
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actually..

check out mcrows pic.
he posted ur ecu.. with the cover off
you can see what ur lookin at if its stock chip


my buddies tdi mk3 has 2 chips.. hence why i said theres 2. but it might not be the case for you. im not a mk3 buff. just kind of tinker on them when my friends need help.. i learn as i go.

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very accurate info from a mk4 owner, im impressed.
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I just want to throw in my two cents here... I bought the nuespeed chip. I love it. I noticed an immediate change in how it ran. Much better power.

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did you guys miss the part about a REAL small budget? Get hot and heavy over turbos somewhere else. The chip is indeed worth it for the 2L, wicked gas mileage and a little extra power. Stick with neuspeed, techtonics or autotech though. They are cheap, only about $120.
Some of those chips say they require a high octane rating of gasoline... Is it nessary to use the high octane, or can I get away with the "cheap stuff." I am really looking to chip my 1994 jetta, but I do not want to pay the extra 20 cents per gallon.
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