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Hi all,
I just picked up an older version of Unichip version c and have it installed. It is the version that only have one A/B switch (not the current version Q with 2 switch and a LED light). Before I installed the unichip, I have 3/4 tank of gas (89 octane). I don't know which switch 1 or 0 should I use for best match with it.. Also, if I want to flip between A(1) or B(0) maps, do I need to disconnect the battery first ? or just simply shut off the engine and remove the key, make the switch and restart the car ?
If I got map B (0) lower octane, does it means the car go slower ? I find it not as snappier as before I installed the unichip. Switched to map A(1), no improvement. Did I do anything wrong ?

Anyone can share your experience and knowledge would be appreciated.

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The whole idea is to that you don't have to pay a tuner (I mean a good tuner !) for setup. Finding a good experience tuner may not be as easy.. Many people have good experience with unichip and of course I don't expect it will be like Turbo or SC. But at least it is pre-tuned for mild boost..
 

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yeah the problem is that Can tune are not the best... because not every car are not the same even if its same engine and same bolt ons or whatever
 

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Typically, the Unichip is pre-programmed for a specific intake/header/exhaust set up -- with an "A" map for 87 octane and a "B" map for 91 octane. The newer Unichip version Q can be reflashed over the interwebs (with the included Unichip-to-USB cable) by Unichip; the older Unichip version C is no supported in a similar manner. Do you know if the specific intake/header/exhaust set up is a match for what you've got installed your car?

As for changing the settings.. the instructions indicate that you should turn off the car, flip the A/B switch, and start the car. I imagine it might be better to pull the battery to reset the ECU as well.. but it's not

Aaron, the technical manager at Unichip in Oregon, (email: [email protected]) has been tremendously helpful to me during my installation and tuning even though I bought the set-up used.

Rich
 

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Thanks rpaltman !
I will give him a try ! There are a lots of people using Unichip when you do a search on the internet.. I am sure why there is a reason for that.. I believe all I need is to get some support from people like yourself and other who want to help other Spyder Enthusiast out there to proper installing it..
Thanks ! :biggthumpup:
 

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Wow, after I fill up my tank with 91 octane of gas with the switch position set to 1 and drove it for couple days (30 - 40 miles), I notice the engine response is a lot more aggressive.. My TM ss dual exhaust came life ! It is continue improving.. A lot more fun than before and make me like driving and do more aggressive corning. Great upgrade !

Thanks !
 
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