I've ordered the Superchips micro-tuner for my '03 Z06. They claim up to 37hp gain. Since I own a dyno shop: Performance Dyno
We're going to test it out next week and I'll post the results. They have a 30-day money back guarantee, so I figure I have nothing to lose. My car has a K&N filter and nothing more. I will also be setting up a Corvette Dyno day in the near future for any New England owners.
We did the pulls on Sat. and the results weren't that good. I'm giving Superchips a chance to redeem themselves. They want to see the dyno sheet comparisons themselves and the VIN of my car to see if there's a programming issue. I will get a response back tomorrow and then post the dyno sheets.
Honestly, I used Superchips with my Mustang...and the results weren't good at all...especially since I had a blower on top a cast 4.6L bottomend. Thanks to their brilliance in setting my shiftpoints (swapped gears and tq convertor same time) I not only lost one trans, but also a motor when my car spun up too high on numerous occassions. Perhaps, partly my fault for driving it with an incorrect tune, but they had more than three attempts (none of which had good shiftpoints). First was too rich (bottoming dyno a/f meter rich), second was too lean (not going there), and the third was just getting right...but with their bureaucracy they've got running over there, it was nearly 8 months later before I got the third chip, and the shiftpoints were still incorrect (which were supposed to be addressed in the very first, and in at least the second).
Good luck, but I wouldn't put much faith into them. I guess it's pretty hard to "guess" a tune across country anyways, but to the degree they conservatively tuned my car, and with all the :BS: they put me through trying to get the right tune (saying there's was perfect, and there was something wrong with FLP's dyno)....I'm just not going to say anymore.
Hope your luck is better than mine, and just keep that 30-day return policy in mind when it's nearing 30-days and you have yet to see your second chip.
2008 MS Z06
2004 Red Yamaha R1
2003 QS Z06 with ModRed interior- Gone to a new home now, but never forgotten
I know the chip "game". I installed it, drove 150 miles including 5 passes at the track, in which I did the usual e.t. We did run an air fuel sample and it ran richer during the Superchips run. My best pass with the chip was 12.7, I just did a 12.6 tonight with the stock program. I will probably return it. When I called Superchips they said they tested an 02 Z06 for their chip setup and it only pulled 343hp at the wheels stock. After they dialed in their chip the car pulled 278 hp. I don't know how they did it as there were absulutely no gains anywhere in my power band.
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