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Old 11-24-2010, 10:15 AM
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Anyone used this programmer/tuner??

Has anyone ever used the Superchips 1805 Flashpaq tuner???

I have a friend whos trying to get rid of his very cheap and I was wondering if anyone knows anything about them....
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Your 1805 FLASHPAQ tuner is setup specifically for your 1999-2007 Ford Powerstroke Diesel including both 7.3L and 6.0L. The 1805 FLASHPAQ houses specialized databases that contain optimally calibrated, individual vehicle application, performance programs which tune BOTH the engine & transmission. Superchips calibrations include optimization of the entire power band from idle to redline! Part throttle, as well as Wide Open Throttle is covered with Superchips FLASHPAQ Tuning.

Superchips calibrations include Performance, Economy and Tow tuning programs for stock vehicles. Check Superchips Forum Coming Soon for additional tuning levels.

The Superchips 1805 FLASHPAQ also offers users the following options:
Raise the Vehicle Top Speed Limiter
Raise the Engine Rev Limiter
Selectable Tire Height from 28 to 38 inches (Correction of Speedometer & Shift Points)

KEY FEATURES

* Increased Horsepower and Torque
* Internet Updateable
* Easy Installation
* No Tools Necessary
* Improved Fuel Economy
* Optimized Driveability
* Diagnostic Trouble Code Reading Capability

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

* Update Tuner via the Internet for Latest Calibrations
* Available Data Acquisition at Flashpaq.com
* Enhanced Shift Firmness
* Raise Speed Limiter
* Recalibrate Speedometer for Larger "Tire" Sizes (28" - 38")
* Choose from Three Available
Performance Settings

PERFORMANCE LEVELS

* Performance Tune: Max 99.8 HP and 160.3 foot lbs torque
* Tow Safe Tune: Max 47.2 HP and 81.9 foot lbs torque
* Tow Performance Tune: Max 88.9 HP and 132.1 foot lbs torque
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Old 11-24-2010, 07:55 PM
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I wouldnt use it, but it might be worth getting for a small HP increase. *IF* it was very cheap.

A custom tuned SCT will out perform any other programmer out there.
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Old 11-25-2010, 03:24 AM
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1805

My wife bought me the SC Tirepaq last year for Christmas. I only wanted to adjust my speedometer for larger tires after my leveling kit. Now this is MY situation...(1)I know that a SCT is superior and I'll eventually get one with custom tunes (2)I actually bought my truck to tow a 11,000lb camper (3)I have no desire nor have I ever raced a duracrap or 18 year old kid in a honda (4) I constantly monitor my gauges and the routine upkeep of this very large investment. Now with that being said I checked into upgrading my Tirepaq to a 1805 and was actually qouted the wrong price from a SC tech. SC honored the qouted price with no drama and I had a very good experience with there customer service. Am I smoking the tires from a rolling stop, no....am I getting better MPG with the added bonus of more HP, yes. It works for me for now with my situation.
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The 1805 is the older model Superchips as it was replaced by the 1855. They will work fine for moderate tuning. As Grayson said, if you want to really tune your truck go with SCT. I switched from the 1855 and haven't looked back.
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