Standard Looking Aftermarket Computers. - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
» Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > General Tech
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

General Tech Have a question that is not covered by one of the other categories? This is the forum for all other items not specifically covered in other categories.

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-03-2004, 01:01   #1 (permalink)
Jim Mock You Rock
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: sYDNEY
Age: 46
Posts: 1,766
Standard Looking Aftermarket Computers.

Does anyone know if there is available a standard looking replacement ecu for ford au 6.The unichip and chiptorque systems both appear to be a worth while mod.However I really beleive that they would sell more if they were enclosed in a stock looking case..as people are put off by insurance issues. If they offered this then id really be looking at it because the stock ecu is big weak link in our cars.What do you guys think?
useless is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-03-2004, 01:05   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Perana XR8's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Australia
Posts: 3,492
Re: Standard Looking Aftermarket Computers.

I know Autronic do replacement ECU's for some cars. These ultilise the standard sensors etc and are put in original casing... Not sure if they do any Ford ECU's though... a while ago they only had ones for the likes of the EVO Lancers.
__________________
Ben
Perana XR8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2004, 01:06   #3 (permalink)
BOFH
 
Casper's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Giving the finger to speedcams
Age: 43
Posts: 7,777
Re: Standard Looking Aftermarket Computers.

The Chiptorque chip is the more subtle of the 2. It fits into the Std ECU box and really isnt that noticable.
__________________

Casper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2004, 01:21   #4 (permalink)
Jim Mock You Rock
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: sYDNEY
Age: 46
Posts: 1,766
Re: Standard Looking Aftermarket Computers.

I noticed chiptorque sell their chips for 595 dollars.I have good car installation knowledge ,do we just plug it in?
useless is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2004, 01:38   #5 (permalink)
BOFH
 
Casper's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Giving the finger to speedcams
Age: 43
Posts: 7,777
Re: Standard Looking Aftermarket Computers.

Quote:
Originally Posted by useless
I noticed chiptorque sell their chips for 595 dollars.I have good car installation knowledge ,do we just plug it in?
No, theres a little more to it than that. Once its installed though its easy enough to take it out and put it back in. Just needs to be installed correctly first time.
__________________

Casper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2004, 01:57   #6 (permalink)
Movin!
 
Rodderz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Over yonder
Age: 35
Posts: 2,924
Re: Standard Looking Aftermarket Computers.

I'de say if you get a chip it can be installed where you cant notice it

Both the XEDE and Unichip can be put inside the car where it can be unseen, yet easily be accessed by a tuner for future tune-ups if nesessary, i'm sure a lot of the other chips are the same
__________________
BAXR8 Ute 5M- 13.51@106.03
zorst, SS Cai,240rwkw
Rodderz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2004, 03:19   #7 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Adelaide
Posts: 517
Re: Standard Looking Aftermarket Computers.

preprogrammed chiptorques are dead easy. Just send the specs of your car to them and they send you a chip back. The program wont be perfect but it is pretty dam good. Installation and removal is easy as well. You just need to unclip the plastic panel by the passengers seat, remove the computer with a screwdriver, unscrew the loom with a 10mm socket, unclip the black plastic cover on the bottom of the computer, clean the contacts and push the chiptorque in. It takes about 5 minutes to put it in or take it out. The only thing you could screw up is the cleaning of the contacts.

You cant see most computers when they are installed and most can be taken out without to much trouble.
stockstandard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2004, 21:17   #8 (permalink)
Registered User
 
roofi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 104
Re: Standard Looking Aftermarket Computers.

I planning to build a Megasquirt in a standard EEC-IV case. Got the kit, just need the time to start soldering....
__________________
XF PV EEC-IV
Subaru RX Turbo
Van Diemen RF86
Softride Powerwing
roofi is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > General Tech



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
standard 2 barrel carb of aftermarket 2 barrel holley? streaksinthesk Cleveland Tech 9 07-12-2004 18:49
Territory Launch (Comprehensive) RPO83 Territory 25 05-03-2004 05:56
Standard EECV computers chich General Tech 1 04-14-2004 08:47
U.S.A.: Ford vehicles at the New York Auto Show Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 5 04-08-2004 11:11
Ford reinforces commitment to aftermarket in largest presence ever at 2003 SEMA Show Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 1 11-05-2003 07:32

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:56.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.