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What tow files you guys running and how much you towing. Looking to get a good file and what hp would be good for towing.
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What tow files you guys running and how much you towing. Looking to get a good file and what hp would be good for towing.
I run a tow file from Innovative with built in exhaust brake. I've towed 16k-18k with no problems.

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I run a 80hp tune with a enclosed trailer in the 9000 lb range. Has to be a big hill to make me loose any speed

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I just got the SCT SF3 tuner and used the canned tune 65 HP without the jake brake and noticed a HUGE DIFFERENCE!!!!! I going to give Eric a call and get him to make me a TOW tune and see how that works out. FYI I was pulling a 12000 LB Fifth wheel THIS particular time. It alos increased my mileage running about 70 75 MPH
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innovative, Quicktricks are also good.
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I use matt's 8k tow too tow my 30 ft. enclosed trailer w/ two vw drag bugs in it plus all the pit gear. I LOVE HIS TUNE!!!

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Thanks guys. I got a couple of tunes from cale think try one of his tow tunes. You don't hear about his tunes much anymore he still doing them.
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