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SCT Question and tune question

I have an sf3 on the way and an edge currently on the truck. i don't want to run custom tunes until i get an insight to read my temps. but until then are the canned tunes on the sf3 better than the edge?

And as for custom tunes, i know most of you guys either like matt or eric, i've come to conclusion they're the 2 best. but you guys are also lookign for smooth shifting tunes for your auto trannies when i have a 6 spd so thats not a factor for me in a custom tune. so could someone tell me who makes the best tunes for a 6 spd. Thanks!!

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Matt and Eric can write excellent tunes for your manual trans truck too.

Do you have an EVO II. Leave it in stock and use it for your gauges

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I have the edge juice platinum with attitude

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And i meant to ask which on of their tunes had more power with a 6 spd. sorry phrased it wrong

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Upgraded Banjo Bolts
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a friend of mine loves his extreme street in his 6 speed, and i would run the custom tune without gauges over the canned ones, much safer imo
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I say go for Eric's Xtreme Street and use the Edge for gauges.

Also, you're gonna need a clutch upgrade with the high HP tunes.

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I don't know how you'll shift it fast enough with the way the tunes make power because they hit hard and fast. I have drag raced a car with a stick and the truck trannies don't shift as easy as a car.
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I have the edge juice platinum with attitude, Can i use it for gauges? I thought as long as it was plugged in it was a programmer?

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4" MBRP straight pipe from the turbo back.
RCD EGR Delete
Upgraded Banjo Bolts
Zoodad Mod
Swamps HOT FICM
Lariat Captains Chairs with woodgrain center console


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