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Ok, so we all know that SCT is the best for programming, but which brand unit allows you to monitor the most parameters? Would it be better to get an X3 and a gauge pod, or an X3 with say an edge cts, or does a livewire provide enough monitoring?
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Ok, so we all know that SCT is the best for programming, but which brand unit allows you to monitor the most parameters? Would it be better to get an X3 and a gauge pod, or an X3 with say an edge cts, or does a livewire provide enough monitoring?
Most I think will jump on the X3 / CTS bandwagon as that combo just works, there is no guessing game if it will work, it DOES!

I run this combo in my truck and extremely happy with all it does for me.

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Love my edge cts it's awesome!!!! Monitors every thing imaginable even alarms if something goes above your set perameters. Love it!

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i know tons of people love the edge insight. im just to cheap i did livewire for guages and had it loaded with custom tuning instead of x3/insight and i like the guages but the programmer has to be turned on and off manually every time you turn the truck on and off its a total pain but saved a few bucks.


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SCT and CTS. No complaints!

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SCT and Edge CTS is what I run on my 6.0 but you could go with a Livewire and purchase a analog fuel pressure gauge and you should have everything covered.

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i love the CTS combo.....

the livewire IMO is just a very old unit and pretty outdated....

i have a slightly used CTS for sale if your interested.. its been on my truck for less than a month...
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The Livewire is an outdated platform I agree.....which is prob why SCT discontinued making new ones....


But there's a birdy who told me about a Livewire 2 coming out in next couple months.... :-)
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Trust me dont buy a Livewire... They are discontinued for a reason.

SCT and CTS all the way!!

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I run the SCT X3 and Edge Insight CS. I have no complaints.
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