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Best tune? What should I get

So I have custom tunes from MKM but it's only 105hp and I get about 13mpg. Where the economy tune I get about 18-20. I want power!!!!! And some milage. I mostly baby my truck but you have to mess with some people. I have herd that a hotter tune will get better milage if you keep your foot out of it. So that's what I'm looking for... Any suggestions?. Something looney tune ish. If you know what I mean


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Tunes from KEM, Innovative, DJ's, or Tony Wildman will give you what you are looking for, just give them a call. You also might want to get yourself a set of gauges too

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i get 18.5 mpg hand calculated on the highway ad 16.5-17 mpg mixed driving hand calculated.

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So I have custom tunes from MKM but it's only 105hp and I get about 13mpg. Where the economy tune I get about 18-20. I want power!!!!! And some milage. I mostly baby my truck but you have to mess with some people. I have herd that a hotter tune will get better milage if you keep your foot out of it. So that's what I'm looking for... Any suggestions?. Something looney tune ish. If you know what I mean


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Try Matt at Gearhead. Ive had tunes from just about everyone. No one elses compare to Matts

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SRL and Innovative Xtreme Street are the best tunes out there.

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Did you buy that SCT from MKM with the 3 free custom tunes
yep it was $341. seemed pretty cheap to me

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MiniMax/ SPE Tunes
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I've read some awesome things about Innovative's X-Street. im gonna look into it. anyone know how much this tune is from them?. does it smoke a lot,whats the hp. ect i dont know anything about the tune other then just about everyone runs it

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22k deleted at 1k
5" FLO-PRO
S&B Intake
Sinister Egr Delete
MiniMax/ SPE Tunes
466/953 on 37's
6" 4 link
37's on 22's
Bags and compressor
RBP mudflaps
transfer tank tool box.
9" 2" poly boss v blade
Should have kept my 6.0.....
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