sct economy tune - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.0L Performance Parts Discussion What has or has not worked for you?

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old 04-08-2013, 06:02 PM Thread Starter Rookie
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
sct economy tune

Looking at the prospect of buying a sct tuner. The ones with the preloaded tunes and the room for a couple custom tunes. Realistically speaking, what kind of better fuel economy can I expect from the economy tune? Not really looking for more power, but some more mpg's have me interested in making the purchase. That being said, maybe my question should be: what's everyone running for tuners and why? Is there one that gets better mpg's right out of the box without a custom tune?

I should mention the only mods to my truck are an egr delete and 4" turbo back exhaust with only a muffler and no cat. tia
2004tonner is offline  
post #2 of 2 Old 04-08-2013, 06:19 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
sprksonu's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Glendale, AZ
Posts: 921
Thanks: 11
Thanked 22 Times in 20 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
get the sct livewire ts comes with three canned tunes and you can store 10 custom tunes. it also acts as a monitor you can observe 9 pid's at one time which is critical for the the 6.0. then get ahold of matt or lars at gearhead or tony wildman for custom tunes. as for the gains in mpg's you probably will see 3-5 at the most

WRECKED EM DAMN NEAR KILLED EM! 2005 f250 ccsb 4x4 Studded, 03 turbo w/billet wheel, AFE stage2, 5"diamond eye, BPD egr cooler & "NEW" external oil cooler, BPD 48v FICM, BPD water pump, BPD aluminum radiator, 6.4 banjo's, blue spring, HFCM e-z drain, riff raff boots, gearhead srl tune , PHP FICM tune, sct livewire 5015, updated stc, updated stand pipes & dummy plugs, updated oil feed & drain, Zerex ELC coolant, Pro Comp 6" lift, 325/70/17 Toyo open country at
sprksonu is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome