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post #1 of 3 Old 11-26-2010, 02:00 PM Thread Starter
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Question Looking for a Programer/Chip

Im looking for somethin to give a little more power to our 2010 rubicon. I asked the dealer about programers if they would void the warranty and of course they say yes it will. I asked about regearing it and they said warranty void. We are running 285/70r17's and stock 4.10 rears and 6 speed. It moves ok going down road just want a little more to be able to pass someone and not void our warranty. Im not new to the market on programers and plug and play modules due to our diesel pickups we have. Im looking for something thats untraceable that will do a little more power and improve mileage. Any help would be great.
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post #2 of 3 Old 11-26-2010, 06:33 PM
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First off.... Welcome to JKO

There are some good options out there, and opinions vary with each product.

Check out:

Superchips Flashpaq
AEV Procal
Diablo Preditor

There's probably a ton of threads on this subject. People can be pretty harsh if you don't use the search feature (myself included), but since you're new I'll go easy on ya

Do yourself a favor and stay away from doing a CAI.... not worth the money (I made this mistake).

In the end any programmer gives you a minimal boost in performance. The only real way to gain any significant hp and torque is to install a supercharger or swap out for a hemi..... but as you can imagine both are pricey at 5k for the former and 10-20k for the latter.

As far as voiding your warranty..... dealerships vary, but most threaten with the void angle. The nice thing about most (in not all the above... not sure) is that you can set it back to stock b4 taking it in to the dealer.

What they don't know, won't hurt them

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post #3 of 3 Old 11-26-2010, 06:51 PM
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I have a $270 Jet Stage 2 performance chip for sale....$100. Nothing wrong with it at all and plugs into the ECM.

I recently had the engine replaced and had to put everything back to stock for warranty including stock airbox instead of CAI, and stock exhaust instead of Gibson headers, etc. I had a bad engine but was fortunate I go to a Jeep friendly dealership!

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