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(Another) FICM Tuning Question
Hey y'all, hows it going?
Well I finally got my Livewire TS installed. I'm a little broke right now but I possibly have a good job opportunity and if all goes right I'll be driving water truck for Chesapeake Energy and will actually be able to afford my truck, lol.
Anyway I was just reading the other FICM thread and I was reading about PHP. I saw the picture of one guy's set up (sorry don't know the name) and he had a 4 Pillar Pod with 3 gauges and then some sort of Edge Juice with Attitude looking unit on the bottom. Everyone seemed to indicate that it was a FICM tuner rather than a programmer. But it seriously looks just like an Edge, lol.
PHP says they have a "Gryphon FICM Tuner". Is this what was in that picture? I've been wanting a FICM Tune for a while but I always thought you had to either A) Send your FICM In and have it tuned or B) Have a SCT SF3 looking device show up at your door and use it then send it back. Is this Gryphon thing sort of like an On-The-Fly FICM Tuner? If so, how does it work? Do you recommend it?
Also another question, upon start up my FICM reads in the 30's for Volts but when I start driving it instantly goes up to about 48-49 volts. I'm just assuming since everything draws a lot of power from the obviously the FICM isn't going to get the correct amount of power. However when driving the alternator is putting out more so then it can get all of the power it needs. Is my FICM about to go out or am I right about the whole power issue? Like I said it NEVER reads under 45 volts when I'm driving or after I have driven. Just always on the first start of the day.
2005 F250 SD SCLB. OEM Gaskets, ARP HeadStuds, EGR Delete. BulletProof Diesel 6-phase 58v FICM. Sinister Coolant Filter. STC Fitting, Blue Spring, Stand Pipes and Dummy Plugs. 35" Cooper Discovers on Ford Factory Rims. GlowShift Max Tow gauges. 3" Lift. SCT Livewire (Canned Tunes at the moment, soon to be Looney Tuned). Kensun 6000k Headlights & Foglights. Zoodad Mod. Problem child