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New tunning wife is going to kill me!!!!

Well just got back into this diesel thing and started off wrong it seems. I should have known since I did own a 03 Mustang GT and had the Xcal 2 for it. But leave it up to me and listen to my brother of which owns a chevy. He said buy the PPE for your truck and well I did. No stories yet but not comfortable at all running it. Bought it from a guy off of here.

Now I want to end my worries and just buy the SCT Xcal 3. ( That is where my wife is going to kill me )

My truck is equipped with a Spearco Intercooler and stock exhaust with no kitty or muffler. Plenty thanx to the friend at the muffler shop. So please let me know which tunes to get. Do not want to have to get new head studs done just yet. So please let me know who or what to get please......

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I've got an xcal3 with tunes from DP Tuner on it. I run the econo tune mostly. I've always had good luck with DP. There are others too, I'm sure someone else will chime in.

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street extreme, aggressive tow and economy. Thats what I tuned my buddies 6.0 with and he runs on street extreme as a daily driver with stock head studs and no problems.

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Thanks guys for your replys so far!!! Well noted!

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I run extreme street everyday on stock bolts with no problems

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street extreme, aggressive tow and economy. Thats what I tuned my buddies 6.0 with and he runs on street extreme as a daily driver with stock head studs and no problems.
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innovative all the way.. any of his extreme/standard files are good!


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Do you still have the Xcal 2?

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Do you still have the Xcal 2?
If you do you can just order tunes and put them on there.

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i put erics custom tunes on yesterday (street, econo, and agg tow...no extremes) and as far as i can tell for just jackin around it runs damn good..it was his $420 tuner x3 thats custom tuned on his site..go for it

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