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Old 10-10-2007, 02:39 PM
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IDLE RPM

What is your idle rpm? Have any of you changed it with your sct or other programmer? If so why and what are the reasons? Thanks
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Old 10-10-2007, 02:40 PM
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mine is around 650-700
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Old 10-10-2007, 03:00 PM
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Mine idles a 600rpm, in cold weather it will idle up to 950 sometimes. I installed a high idle switch which when the E-brake is set in park it will idle up to 1200 when I flip the switch. The reason for doing this is to prevent wet stacking (carbon build up). IMO anytime you're going to idle your truck for 10 minutes or more its a good idea to have a high idle.
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Old 10-10-2007, 03:03 PM
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i did the high idle mod also....
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i havent done the hi idle mod yet, but i need to because i idle my truck A LOT
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