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Here is the deal, I have a sct x3 and a stock truck except for the 4" strait pipe. I only drive to and from work about 30 miles each way, and I also tow a bass boat ALOT. I am interested in the custom tunes from where ever, but don't know if I can run them due to being basically a stock truck. But I would prefer a custom tune to properly fit the tranny and everything but not kill anything on the truck. I also would like a little more low range grunt, none of the canned tunes seem to kick in until about 2k rpms.

So my question is where should I look to get a custom tune and which one???
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Here is the deal, I have a sct x3 and a stock truck except for the 4" strait pipe. I only drive to and from work about 30 miles each way, and I also tow a bass boat ALOT. I am interested in the custom tunes from where ever, but don't know if I can run them due to being basically a stock truck. But I would prefer a custom tune to properly fit the tranny and everything but not kill anything on the truck. I also would like a little more low range grunt, none of the canned tunes seem to kick in until about 2k rpms.

So my question is where should I look to get a custom tune and which one???
Go with either Eric at Innovative or Matt at Gearhead Automotive performance for your custom files.

I have tunes from these two and many others.

Do you have gauges in the truck

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No I do not. They are on their way. Is there a particular tune to try???

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No I do not. They are on their way. Is there a particular tune to try???
As far as Erics tunes go I have his extreme tow with brake, Extreme street and Extreme Race.

As far as Matts tunes go I have his Tow Pig and Street Race Lite tunes.

As far as Daily driving I switch between extreme st and SRL

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2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
2006 F250 ECSB Lariat 4x4

Leveling kit, 315/70/17 Kelly TSRs on Method race wheels
ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
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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I like the SRL (Street Race Light) tune form Matt at gearhead. My truck is completely stock except for gauges and i love this tune. The tranny tuning is the best IMO. I have not had Eric's tunes to compare to though.

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How does the tranny tuning compare to the canned tunes?

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The custom tuning is way better for the trans

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2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
2006 F250 ECSB Lariat 4x4

Leveling kit, 315/70/17 Kelly TSRs on Method race wheels
ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
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Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
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I guess I'll have to get one to experience it

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