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Old 16 Apr 2011, 07:01 am
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Default I have a 95 civic dx with a chipped ecu i need to know if that make you waste gas and its not

turbocharged? And the engine is a d15b7 non vtec
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Old 16 Apr 2011, 07:16 am
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why the hell would you even try to fix up a d series motor in the first place.
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Old 16 Apr 2011, 07:31 am
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Power adders only waste gas if you drive it hard. The only things that does waste gas even when idling is when you get lumpy cams and superchargers that are constantly on but have good response from idle where as turbo chargers only kick in at higher rev rangers which is better for fuel economy when not driven hard.
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Old 16 Apr 2011, 07:46 am
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Yes the chip is wasting gas get rid of it.
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