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what is the best to go with for a tunner and a montior help please???

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pioneer in-dash dvd
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I noticed that your asking alot of questions on tuners and monitor/gauges. What it comes down to is personnel preference and bank account. The SCT is what works good for the 6.0. If you went to a Dodge or Duramax forum, you will find what runs best for them, but for the 6.0 it's the SCT with custom tunes.

I prefer to have analog gauges (7 gauges), and use the AE software. For the price,Edge insight CS/CTS or ScangageII will monitor every thing you need to watch plus more. Now it comes down to, do you want a fancy monitor like the EDGE, or just a basic read out like the ScangaugeII. This will also depend on how much money you want to spend.

Most prefer the EDGE for a monitor and the SCT X3 for the tuner.

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tuner, and Edge CTS for monitor


2006 F350 SOLD
* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



New truck has a Cummins and a handshaker
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x2 on the edge insight to monitor and the SCT X3 with custom tunes.
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can you get a egt probe for the scangaugeII??

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can you get a egt probe for the scangaugeII??
No, you need a separate gauge. So you need to add that and the pod mount,matching paint to the cost if you went with the Scangauge.

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What's the "search" tab for at the top of the page???

06 F250 FX4 Lariat, 35" Nitto Terra Grapplers, 6" Lift Leveled w/Bilsteins, 4" MBRP TB Exhaust w/Cat Delete, Edge Insight w/EGT Probe & Dash Pod, SCT X3 w/SRL Tune From Matt @ Gearhead, Powerslot Rotors, Hawk Pads, Upgraded Oil Cooler Screen, Upgraded Turbo Drain Tube, Upgraded STC Fitting, Upgraded FPR Spring, CAT ELC Coolant, ARP Head Studs, Opti-Lube XPD, Coolant Filter, 45K Miles
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I agree with you mah someone starts a new one of these threads everyday it seems like gets old in a hurry

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Then don't open it! No need to come off like jerks. I agree that the OP can do some research on his own, but you had the option to open the thread in the first place


2006 F350 SOLD
* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



New truck has a Cummins and a handshaker
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