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who tunes FICM's??

I have the 58v FICM from ID but it isnt the "tuned" version. Wherecan i get it tuned right without parking my truck for at least a week??? Does anyone know of a place in Texas that does FICM tunes??
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I would either call IDP or PHP and get their remote tuner. They send it to you, you tune the truck, and send it back. they have a core charge that is returned when you refunded the tuner.

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how much do you actually gain from tuning the FICM. just curious
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here is a link to what php just came out with! bill is great over there!!! Latest Performance FICM tune from PHP! - PowerStrokeNation : Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum

take a look at that and let me know if i can help!

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how much do you actually gain from tuning the FICM. just curious
We did a dyno/FICM tuning day at earlier this month and saw gains from 35rwhp and 60lbs-ft on stock trucks down to 10rwhp and 20lbs-ft on tuned trucks with big race tunes loaded. I gained some of the smallest numbers, but the throttle response after the tunes was simply amazing. These were all with his old FICM tunes. I'm going back ASAP for his new FICM tuning. Bill is top notch when it comes to tuning PSD's.

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how much do you actually gain from tuning the FICM. just curious
Well it all depends on if you are tuned above stock and by how much because there is only so much fuel that can flow through a stock injector and the methods of releasing that fuel can be had through both FICM and ECM tuning so there will be limits to each but either way let's say you were at 420-430hp on a race tune with a stock set up. FICM tuning will get you the rest of the way to the max that your injectors will put out and should be good for 440-450 pretty easily as there are a few guys I have heard that have put down those sort of numbers with both types of tuning. Not to mention a smoother running engine, better throttle response, and fuel economy. JMO.

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Man u beat me to the post. To the OP this is one of the guys I was referencing.

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We had 3 6.0's outta 21 I think, break the 450RWHP barrier with stock sticks and air. I had 451rwhp, our President (Super Diesel) had 454 and the third guy hit 450. I'm gonna get the reflash to his newest FICM tune.

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yea if i end up keepin my 6.0 its going to bill at php to get this done....that is where you got it done at right

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I would go with PHP after reading that thread.
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