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      09-08-2011, 11:10 AM   #1
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Performance Tune Downside

Benefits to a performance tune are obvious. Would anybody like to chime in on possible downside including:

lower mpg?
adverse every day driving side effects?
engine stresses / accelerated wear and tear?

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      09-08-2011, 11:12 AM   #2
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downside, is that you drive faster and burn more gas.
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i have procede, and its off 95% of the time. i hardly ever drive with the chip on, its not like the car needs it.
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downside, is that you drive faster and burn more gas.
..and burn through tires faster
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