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post #1 of 11 Old 08-29-2008, 03:53 PM Thread Starter
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Angry TW CHIP PROBLEM!!!

I finally got my TW chip in, i installed it how im supposed to, and it does nothing, it acts totally stock. What is goin on here?

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recheck the connection... did you clean it far enough? or maybe too much?
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How would i know? I cleaned all the silicone off. And it had a nice snug fit when i pressed it on.

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How would i know? I cleaned all the silicone off. And it had a nice snug fit when i pressed it on.
all you did is take off the silicone? you didnt use a lil bit of scotch brite to clean off the connections?

did you receive the instructions?

check out martys video on a DP chip install... your install is exactly the same:

Diesel Movies - I install a DPTuner F5 chip in my buddies truck. Positions were Stock hi idle 60tow 80econo 120 race 140smoke.
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I used a scotch brite pad on it. I got the instructions online, followed them and looked at marty's video.

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I used a scotch brite pad on it. I got the instructions online, followed them and looked at marty's video.
the chip wouldn't just not do anything... it wouldn't feel stock... i think its not making connection.. either too much was taken off or not enough... if the chip was bad it wouldn't start... or idle like if it had a big cam in it...
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How do i know if i took too much or not enough?

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How do i know if i took too much or not enough?
too much would be seeing a lot of copper... not enough is not seeing any copper.. lol

their is another thread about this exact problem... either taking too much off or not enough...
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Like the gold colored copper? All i see is silver.

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Like the gold colored copper? All i see is silver.
yes the gold.... let me try and find the thread... someone posted some very good pics of what it should look like

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