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Need help On Setting my Sct Tuner for 03 6.0

I just recently installed a new oil cooler, sinister egr delete kit and gaskets etc on my 03 6.0 fx4. I also ordered a sct f3 for the truck. I tried setting it up on my truck and im not sure how i should tune it. Right now i have it set on the performance tune. It shifts really hard and when i get up on it, it wil rev and stay up and then like jerk and shift. I am wanting a smooth acceleration when i get on it. No towing will be involved right now. Any help is appreciated and if someone could send me a list on where each setting should be i would appreciate it. Also if i want to get a custom tune, how do i go about getting one? Can i download it from an email or do i have to send my tuner off to have it installed? Im new to all this so please excuse my inexperience.
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After you load a tune, you need to give the trans time/miles for it to relearn.

If normal driving don't help with smoother shifts, you can read post #13 and give it a try.

You can play with the settings, I would suggest to only go in 5% increments at a time, trial and error. Here is a run down of what the settings do.,3

Custom tunes make a big difference, canned tunes suck!!! When you contact a custom tune writer, they will need you truck mods, strategy,SCT device serial number, and credit card number. Explain to them what you are looking for in a tune. The tunes will be sent to you in your email as an attachment. Make sure your PC is set up with the SCT software (Device updater,firmware, and tune revision). Return your truck back to stock before you update your SCT device.

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appreciate that info! that helps me alot!
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