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post #1 of 42 Old 04-07-2010, 08:06 AM Thread Starter
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I'm curious about opinions on their tuning for the 6.0. I know Tad was a big 6.0 guy, but I heard that his tranny tuning wasn't up to par. Also, for those that have his tunes, and live at or above 5k elevation, how are your EGT's? Mine are too hot for my liking, also I'd think that their testing would be more spot on for my 6k elevation, as far as mpg and EGT's go

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I've heard Tadd's trans tuning was good and am trying to decide between their tunes and Innovative's, looking forward to people's input!

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If we can get any . I figured we'd hear something by now


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* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



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I dont know of many people here running elites tuning on the site

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I dont know of many people here running elites tuning on the site
I wonder why . Maybe cuz they're not a sponsor


2006 F350 SOLD
* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



New truck has a Cummins and a handshaker

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subscribed.... I am interested to see others opinions on this.


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* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



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Everybody that tunes does it a little differently. I have tunes from DJ, ID, Gearhead, and QuickTricks. They all have things I like and things I don't like even after several revisions. I have yet to have my truck live tuned where I can show the tuner what is happening that I don't like, but may do that with ID since Eric is about 1/2 hr away. Bottom line is nobody's tunes are perfect and what one person like about a tune another person may not. You just have to try them out yourself.
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I would highly recommend Eric at Innovative Diesel for tuning. He's the best when it comes to writing tunes for 6.0's. I like everything about his tunes, the shifting, power and torque are great. Very good customer service and will work with you if you don't like certain things in the tune. I haven't heard anything bad about his tuning from anyone who had him tune their trucks. My next plans are FICM tuning.

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