Is RaceChip bad for engine?
Yes. some of them are poorly designed and can scoop up water which will cause major engine damage.
Is a RaceChip worth it?
A RaceChip can improve fuel economy. As engine torque increases, you will at times be able to leave the car in a higher gear than you might have done before without the engine struggling. If you’re especially interested in saving fuel, there’s also a dedicated Eco mode that can be selected via the RaceChip app.
How safe is RaceChip?
So all the manufacturer’s engine protection systems remain completely intact. Your engine is just as safe from overheating as in standard factory condition, and all of the manufacturer’s emergency programs work unimpeded. For a comparison of ECU remapping and chip tuning by RaceChip click HERE.
Does a RaceChip make your car faster?
Yes, by adapted driving behavior, RaceChip can greatly reduce fuel consumption. The increased torque, which primarily takes place in the lower and mid-RPM range, allows your transmission to upshift sooner, meaning that your vehicle is driven with a lower overall RPM value.
Does RaceChip damage your car?
The short answer is that the performance chip cannot ruin your engine if installed properly. This is because the performance chip alters many parameters regarding the operation of your engine, including ignition timing, fuel values, fuel cut, redline data, and knock correction, among others.
Is RaceChip illegal?
These products are legal in California only for sanctioned racing vehicles, which may never be used on a public highway. You assume all risks and expenses relating to unlawful vehicle operation on public roads. By purchasing this product, you have agreed not to hold RaceChip liable for unlawful vehicle operation.
Is it safe to chip your car?
Some people are concerned that engine remapping could cause problems with their car. But it shouldn’t affect reliability if you use a reputable company. Remapping does put extra strain on an engine, but not a dangerous amount if it’s done properly.
Where is RaceChip located?
MADE IN GERMANY All products are developed and produced in Germany.
How do I delete a RaceChip?
If you need to remove the RaceChip at a later date, you can simply release the clips and do not have to cut any cable ties. Re-attach the cover of your engine and close the bonnet. The installation process is now complete and your RaceChip is ready for use.
How much HP does a RaceChip add?
How Much Horsepower Will A Chip Add? Performance chip manufacturers claim their product could increase a gasoline engine by up to 35 horsepower and could offer even more horsepower for diesel engine vehicles.
Does RaceChip save fuel?
With appropriate driving habits, you can save up to 15% fuel by using RaceChip. This means an investment in our chip tuning products pays off quickly. Our products are designed to reduce fuel consumption. Enjoy the power boost when pushing the accelerator and save fuel and money while driving in lower gears.
Does RaceChip require premium fuel?
RaceChip should only be used with conventional fuels (gasoline or diesel).