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Bought a used sct just have a few questions.

So as the title says I bought a used sct tuner. The tuner came off a 04 6.0 and the tuner is unmarried. My question is do I have to get new custom tunes or can I use the ones on it? My truck is a 05, I am new to sct tuners thanks guys

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So as the title says I bought a used sct tuner. The tuner came off a 04 6.0 and the tuner is unmarried. My question is do I have to get new custom tunes or can I use the ones on it? My truck is a 05, I am new to sct tuners thanks guys

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No you can't, it will lock the truck out. Most of the '03-'04 can interchange, also the 05-07 can interchange. But you can't use the 03-04 on the 05-07 and vise versa. The two different group years use different tuning.

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Hey man thanks for the quick reply, i didn't think I could use them just wanted to be sure. But I would be able to use the canned tunes because it uses my trucks strategy?

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Hey man thanks for the quick reply, i didn't think I could use them just wanted to be sure. But I would be able to use the canned tunes because it uses my trucks strategy?

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Yes you can use the canned tunes. Just be sure to update the SCT device with the latest Firmware/Tune Revision before you try it.


The reason for updating the SCT is, the older Firmware/Tune Revision may not be in the SCT device to support your truck's current ECM strategy.

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Yea I updated the tuner, now I didn't use the update firmware option because when I used the automatically check for update option it said it was updating the firmware

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