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Old 09-25-2013, 11:46 PM
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I have a 05 f350 s&b cold air and 4 in turbo back. I want a good tuner but it must be shift on the fly have an in cab monitor and easy installation. Don't have time to take the manifold off to put in a probe. Any suggestions?
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:51 PM
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Why is shift on the fly so important? A custom tune is way better than any off the shelf tune you will find. Also, you don't have to take the exhaust manifold off to put in a egt probe (I think that's what you meant). Get an SCT tuner with custom tunes and an edge monitor for the gauges.
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:53 PM
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:55 PM
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I use my truck for many different purposes I'm not looking for all out performance. I haul 20,000 pounds of corn haul trailers and use as a daily driver. Want the ease of changing power levels without the hassle.
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:59 PM
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Okey, well custom tuning will allow your trans to last a heck of a lot longer than an edge programmer. Only shift on the fly system I know about for the 6.0. But i don't recommend it. Good luck. It only takes 60-90 seconds to change tunes...FYI
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Old 09-26-2013, 12:05 AM
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I've been running bully dog gt and it worked fine till it got stolen. It was one touch shift on the fly. Could change power levels just at a stop light.
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I've been running bully dog gt and it worked fine till it got stolen. It was one touch shift on the fly. Could change power levels just at a stop light.
Bully dog and edge will work but eventually eat your transmission. They done tune the TCM like SCT does. 99% of 6.0 owners will tell you the same thing. I personally wouldn't use either of them if they paid me to! I like my transmission too much!

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im only aware of the Banks and edge that tune on the fly, and read an article about edge tuning the trans now or soon. but you'll find that the sct isn't the on the fly demand but it will treat your truck and wallet very well... I just ran the tow+50hp for last 5 months felt way better then stock and still towed


rollin- how the heck you get 60-90 second tune changes... mine takes like 5-10 min and bat/alt everything is good lol...
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Old 09-26-2013, 02:13 AM
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USAF should try an unlimited tow tune... Guarantee he would never go back to canned/off the shelf programmers again! I pulled 24,600 lbs before and after having the trans custom tuned isn't even comparable to stock. Most wouldn't think it could help that much... But they would be wrong!
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I use my truck for many different purposes I'm not looking for all out performance. I haul 20,000 pounds of corn haul trailers and use as a daily driver. Want the ease of changing power levels without the hassle.
Stay away from shift on fly programmers if you want your trans to last.

If you plan on towing close to max weight rating, stick to stock engine tune and just use a trans only tune.


The other issue is, bully dog has been known to leave a footprint in the PCM. Even if you turn the bully dog back to stock setting, it leaves some of the tune settings. This can disrupt or corrupt other tuners if you don't have your PCM reflashed.
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