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Old 04-18-2005
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Hi all,
I've been thinking of what to do for my next mod. I want to do it within the next couple of weeks. I've been thinking about a Bamachip, but $325 is a bit much to drop right now. I could do it, but dont really want to eat Ramen noodles for the next couple of weeks. I really want it now though. Now, I was thinking about a black billet grill with a Taurus emblem or amp for my speakers (although I dont care about sound system too much). Wheels and tires are coming this summer... I also want to do the Explorer OHC but cant really install it by myself. I dont trust me cutting up the headliner. So what should I do? I'm leaning towards the programmer, but I dont really know what to do quite yet... Any other ideas?
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Old 04-18-2005
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just save up for the chip
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yeah, save for the chip from doug.. noone's ever been disappointed by their chip, i think you'd be happy you saved up for it.
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Old 04-19-2005
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I just submitted my Bamachip tuner order. I cant wait! This is gotta be the best mod yet. How long does it normally take to get to ya? I'm going crazy over this one...
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it depends if doug has the part in stock, then as soon as he gets time he'll do your programming and ship it out. could be a few days, could be a week. its worth the wait though, trust me
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Eat ramen noodles and get the chip
You will be happy (seeing thats what you really want)
+ ramen noodles are really good.
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i just sold my programmer for 230 bucks.. should have posted earlier..lol
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i just sold my programmer for 230 bucks.. should have posted earlier..lol
Dang! Oh well... I only spent an extra $100 .
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what does the Bamachip do in terms of gas mileage? better/worse/same?
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what does the Bamachip do in terms of gas mileage? better/worse/same?
i dont have one but everyone seems to get around 3-4 mpg better with the chip/programmer
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Old 05-26-2005
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yea from what i hear the chip is well worth it, after new tires go on my truck i think thats what im going to buy.
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Trust me on this one you want the programmer. I got it about 6 months ago and everyday I say man I love my proggramer. It made it like a completely diffrent truck. Doug at Bamachips makes wonders with those things. I use the 93 Octane setting and get alittle better gas mileage but drive so much I dont keep track of it.
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i agree its worth every penny :)
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so are these things custom tuned specifically to your application or are you buying one for your engine size ranger in general?
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I wish I got one !! but I'm kinda waiting for the new progammer coming around from bamachip and it's X-caliberbater 2, I think!!! I'll wait it out for a bit and see what's the price of them!!
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They are tuned for your engine, not a general tune like all the other chips out there.

I got about 17-18 mpg's with 33's in city with the 93 performance tune.
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