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ficm repaired. buy a tune separately. 4 21.05%
bullet proof diesel buy tune separately as i dont think its an option to order it with one. 14 73.68%
48V innovative diesel with tune. 1 5.26%
58V innovative diesel with tune. 0 0%
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post #1 of 31 Old 02-11-2013, 05:16 AM Thread Starter
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well after seeing 34.5 volts this morning its time to replace it. it always climbs to 48.5 but i dont feel like waiting on it to get so bad my truck wont start. i am wanting a performance tune one way or another. whats the bonus of 48V over 58V


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I got mine fixed by FICMREPAIR.com with the atlas 80 tune. The truck loves it but Im probably gonna go with the atlas 40 soon. EGT's with the 80 a bit to high.
I do have a extra ficm sitting at the house and as $ allow's me to Im gonna go with the BPD power side probably the 6 phase and send the whole mess to ed to get the atlas 40.

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that sounds like a sweet plan. so ficmrepair can add a tune there? does it have to get a reflash or does it come back ready to plug in?


07 F250 Lariat ECSB bed FX4 6.0
leveling kit, DDM HID's
XD Strike 17x9 -24 offset 295/70/17 Hankook ATm
fox shocks & fox dual steering stabilizer kit
4in. straight pipe, Riff Raff boots, Beans sump
ARP's, Tuned, Deleted
coolant filter, bluespring, CAI
6.4 Banjo Bolts, BPD FICM
Alpine Head unit, 4 Hertz 140W door speakers, 2 rockford fosgate 10's, kenwood amps.

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Its a plug n play type of thing. I was very pleased with it. If I wasnt gonna tow with the truck I would just leave the Atlas 80.

BPD OIL COOLER W/COLD WEATHER PACK & BPD oil bypass amsiol filter
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what kind of EGT's do you see


07 F250 Lariat ECSB bed FX4 6.0
leveling kit, DDM HID's
XD Strike 17x9 -24 offset 295/70/17 Hankook ATm
fox shocks & fox dual steering stabilizer kit
4in. straight pipe, Riff Raff boots, Beans sump
ARP's, Tuned, Deleted
coolant filter, bluespring, CAI
6.4 Banjo Bolts, BPD FICM
Alpine Head unit, 4 Hertz 140W door speakers, 2 rockford fosgate 10's, kenwood amps.

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that sounds like a sweet plan. so ficmrepair can add a tune there? does it have to get a reflash or does it come back ready to plug in?
Ed can add it while hes repairing it.

He can also flash it directly to the truck

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I'm not sure about the other options as far as a repaired one with or with out tunes, but i do know that after having replaced my original one with a Swamps unit and then going with a BPD FICM, I would say BPD hands down. My Swamps unit was starting to go out on me after a year or so. I swapped it out with a BPD 48v and my truck has never been happier. I plan on doing a FICM tune for the unit sometime in the future, but for now I am extremely happy with what I have.


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whats the turn around time from ficmrepair? this is my only vehicle. and can ficmrepair make mine more than 48V?


07 F250 Lariat ECSB bed FX4 6.0
leveling kit, DDM HID's
XD Strike 17x9 -24 offset 295/70/17 Hankook ATm
fox shocks & fox dual steering stabilizer kit
4in. straight pipe, Riff Raff boots, Beans sump
ARP's, Tuned, Deleted
coolant filter, bluespring, CAI
6.4 Banjo Bolts, BPD FICM
Alpine Head unit, 4 Hertz 140W door speakers, 2 rockford fosgate 10's, kenwood amps.

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whats the turn around time from ficmrepair? this is my only vehicle. and can ficmrepair make mine more than 48V?
Turnaround time is basically whatever shipping is.

He generally repairs em within 24 hrs of receiving them

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ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
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Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
Coolant filter
Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
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No Limit Fab 6.0 Cold Air Intake
http://www.bulletproofdiesel.com/default.asp
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it seems that ficm repair is probably cheapest route but they dont seem to over 53 or 58 volt setups


07 F250 Lariat ECSB bed FX4 6.0
leveling kit, DDM HID's
XD Strike 17x9 -24 offset 295/70/17 Hankook ATm
fox shocks & fox dual steering stabilizer kit
4in. straight pipe, Riff Raff boots, Beans sump
ARP's, Tuned, Deleted
coolant filter, bluespring, CAI
6.4 Banjo Bolts, BPD FICM
Alpine Head unit, 4 Hertz 140W door speakers, 2 rockford fosgate 10's, kenwood amps.

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