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Old March 2nd, 2007, 06:53 PM   #1
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where'd the skinny pedal go?

as you may have gathered from previous threads, I am trying to give my truck a few more ponies (intake, exhaust, chip). Before the Ford diesel guys rip me apart, are the power programmers for a gas motor (4.6) worth the $300+ or should I just keep the skinny pedal buried all the time?
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Old March 19th, 2007, 04:13 PM   #2
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I had a flowmaster exh and a hypertech for my 99 4.6 4x and it was decent, not sure if it was worth the $350 though, see if you can find a used one on ebay, I see them on there quite often.
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Old March 21st, 2007, 09:05 AM   #3
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i have a superchips programmer on my 5.4, it was the best mod power-wise so far. i agree, i'd look for a used, unlocked one on ebay or other forums; i got mine for $100..
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Old March 24th, 2007, 12:23 PM   #4
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I wish I would have thought to check ebay, but I ended up buying a new superchips powerprogrammer, combined with a k&n intake, and it seems to help out great!
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Old March 24th, 2007, 02:54 PM   #5
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Don't forget, most chips then require the use of premium fuel. So factor that into the cost.

IMHO, chips for gas motors are over rated. I noticed more low end grunt by putting in higher ratio rockers then adding a chip. 2 different rigs, same year, same motor.

But if yer skeered of taking something apart on the engine...well...
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