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Does SCT have a built in boost fooler?

I bought an SCT tuner from ID and it has Eric's custom tunes on it. I was just wondering if it had a built in boost fooler or if I should get one? Thanks!
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I also wanna know this, who's got the answer?


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From what I understand yes. That is why a boost fooler is useless on a 6.0


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Stupid question. What's a boost fooler?
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A boost fooler is piece of equipment that makes an ECM see less boost than is actually produced. Preventing the engine from defueling.

Its more common in a 7.3.

The SCT isnt a boost fooler by definition. It actually allows for changes in the programming. Making no need for the equipment

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Stupid question. What's a boost fooler?
It fools the map sensor to not allow the engine to defuel. I'm not sure what the magic number is for boost though I think 25
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It fools the map sensor to not allow the engine to defuel. I'm not sure what the magic number is for boost though I think 25
Thats the correct number for a 7.3

However a stock 6.0 can and will see 30 pisi

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Ahhhh. I see. The interesting thng is I have stored 36psi before as a Max.
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