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post #1 of 19 Old 12-21-2010, 03:24 PM Thread Starter
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Who writes best tunes for studded trucks

I've tried ID tunes (SCT) on stock studs and like them. But wanted to find out who writes the best tunes for studded trucks.

2006 F250, ARP Studs, Amsoil Bypass Filter, Coolant Bypass Filter, 4" Turbo Back (No cat), Sinister EGR Delete, ELC, Edge Insight, Auto Meter Fuel Pressure Gauge (Column Pod), Upgraded Fuel Pressure Spring, 6.4 Banjos, Harpoon Mod, Zoodad Mod, High Idle Mod, SCT Tuner (Traded thank God)
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That is a matter of personal preference and what your truck likes.

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I've tried Vivian's and Innovative's high power tunes, and I seem to like the Xtreme Street the best. The only thing I think could compare would be Matt's SRL++. I plan on getting that once I get my fuel pressure gauge.

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Can you run the SRL++ on stock fuel pump?

2006 F250, ARP Studs, Amsoil Bypass Filter, Coolant Bypass Filter, 4" Turbo Back (No cat), Sinister EGR Delete, ELC, Edge Insight, Auto Meter Fuel Pressure Gauge (Column Pod), Upgraded Fuel Pressure Spring, 6.4 Banjos, Harpoon Mod, Zoodad Mod, High Idle Mod, SCT Tuner (Traded thank God)
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Yep, you sure can (assuming your fuel pump is in good health). I see you have both a fuel pressure and the updated FPR, so you should be good to go. Just keep an eye on it and make sure it doesn't drop below 45 PSI.

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the highest HP 6.o is tuned by innovative. i have a custom x-street tune for my truck that is on point. tunes for studded trucks are not that much different IMO it just means that your head gaskets shouldn't blow as easily as stock and the oem tty bolt. surely they can make adjustments (timing/fuel) that could increase cylinder pressure to make more power and boost but transmission tuning along with that is very important. just my thoughtssssss
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For stock studs

I use Matt's , I ddn't like Eric's
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b4 my fuel system and turbo i used to run Erics and it would run ok then have major torque converter issues gears slamming in all. i tried reaching him by email and phone no luck whats so ever so he lost my business . heard alot of positives on vivian and so far hers are the best in my opinion...

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I had the same contact issues with Eric so I went with Matt I have never heard much about looney tunes .. I may look into them for a variety
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Matt's service was excellent. Haven't tried the SRL++ yet cause I've been hauling snowmobiles since getting his tunes and ran the AK tow which I found to be a very good tune with some weight on the truck, shifting was great.

2006 Fthreefidy FX4 Lariat, ARP studs, EGR delete, 4" TB BD X-hale exhaust(JUNK), RCD 2.5" level kit w/Bilsteins, Nitto Terra Grapplers, SCT Livewire, Liberator Y pipe, Dieselsites Coolant filter & Delo ELC, Zoodad mod, Swamps HOT FICM, Matts SRL++ & tow tunes, CCV Mod, CompuStar 2way alarm/remote start
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