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post #1 of 22 Old 10-15-2007, 12:56 PM Thread Starter
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edge evo vs sct

:burnoutI thought I had my mind made up to replace my predator with a sct but after a good link was sent to me on the edge evo2 I think I want it for the build in gauges what do you guys think the wife would kick my *** if I bought gauges and a programmer after I wasted my money on the predator :burnout
any info on the evo would be awesome

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SCT Xcal3 fr Innovative
Tow brake,Econo,Street,Extreme street
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sct livewire has built in guages, problem solved.
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Lots of good info here...I'm shopping for the same.

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egt

From what I can find the livewire doesnt have a egt gauge

2004 crew cab lariat
4" MBRP duals turbo back no kitty
AFE stage 1 intake
Cloud rider grill inserts
4" pro-comp lift
315 BFG Mud Terrain
16x8 Dick Cepek DC-1 Polished
Wabastco coolant heater
Garmin NUVI 250 GPS
Reese 16k slider fifth wheel ,Prodigy brake controller
SCT Xcal3 fr Innovative
Tow brake,Econo,Street,Extreme street
Truspeed, Quadzilla recon monitor
66mm VGT
Liberator EGR delete
Viper remote start\alarm
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the livewire is capable of monitoring EGT's, but I think you have to buy an optional probe kit for it.

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But I think for my money I'd get an SCT Xcal2, or Xcal3 and a set of stand alone gauges. The quad commander is ok, or you can get a set of analog gauges reasonable too. My way is still cheaper than a livewire I believe, somebody correct me if I'm wrong.

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ARP's, EGR blocked
AFE stg.2, MBRP 4" pipe
Air Dog 150, ITP reg. return
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Ride rite air springs in the rear
EGT, boost, and fuel pressure gauges by DiProcol on the pillar

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Just tell your wife the way it is.
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I just did that this weekend with a lift tires and wheels. I convinced her to buy a new house this month too and if I want to keep any of that and sleep in the bed I can't push much more

2004 crew cab lariat
4" MBRP duals turbo back no kitty
AFE stage 1 intake
Cloud rider grill inserts
4" pro-comp lift
315 BFG Mud Terrain
16x8 Dick Cepek DC-1 Polished
Wabastco coolant heater
Garmin NUVI 250 GPS
Reese 16k slider fifth wheel ,Prodigy brake controller
SCT Xcal3 fr Innovative
Tow brake,Econo,Street,Extreme street
Truspeed, Quadzilla recon monitor
66mm VGT
Liberator EGR delete
Viper remote start\alarm
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there is no way you will hear anyone who knows anything about 6.0 tuning to tell you to get the evo over the SCT.

how much is the evo ?? get the sct and a set of gauges. all you really need is a boost gauge and pyro minimum. i dont tow, so i dont run a tranny temp gauge. the livewire is a big bulky unit, and it's expensive to add the egt function to it. but you should be able to get an SCT and gauges for under 700bucks
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Just tell her you don't mind sleeping on the couch because it's like camping out.
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