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post #1 of 17 Old 10-11-2010, 01:23 PM Thread Starter
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Tell Me About Tow Tunes

Just like the title says. I need to pick up a tow tune and I am wanting suggestions and recommendations. I would like a TT with turbo braking.....

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I have Erics tow/street (or whatever it's called (edit: aggressive tow ), not the heavy tow one) and Matt's 8K tow and unlimited tow.

They're all nice, as you'd expect, I like Matt's turbo braking a touch more though. Can't go wrong either way.

I've got Vivian's tow also, no brake on that one though (she can add it though)

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I have vivians tow tune with turbobrake and it works really well pulling my trailer
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Its all in preference Erik. I have both Matts and Erics tow tunes. Both work great. I hardly ever use em though.

I tend to tow everything in SRL or extreme st

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How much weight are you planning on towing

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2011 F150 Ecoboost Crew cab lariat. Custom tunes from KEM and 5Star, and Unleashed
2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
2006 F250 ECSB Lariat 4x4

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i have erics tow tune and tow a 13000 pound camper is that bad?

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I have Matts on my truck and it works great.
The truck and trailer have had a GCVW of 23,000 lbs.

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i have erics tow tune and tow a 13000 pound camper is that bad?
No thats fine if you are using his tow tune

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Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
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ok good just making sure thanks tho

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sct custom tunes from IDP.
Atlas 40 ficm
zoodad mod.
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airaid air filter.
Egr delete
autometter nv gauges.
4 inch stright piped with 6 inch tip
ELC Coolant.
Rev X
6.4 Banjo bolts.
Blue Upgraded spring
AirLift Airbags.
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Red tiop optima batterys
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350 blocks
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Subscribed... My SCT is on it's way finally and I need to start looking at some custom tunes. I definitely want some tow tunes.


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