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Old 06-28-2008, 10:19 AM
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livewire or scal3???

im in the market for a programmer but do not know wich one to choose? anyone with recommendation?
Thanks Tank for the posting advice!
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Old 06-28-2008, 02:44 PM
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I don't have any experience with the Live Wire, but I have the Xcal3 and have recommended it to all my friends and the one's who got it seem to be really pleased with it.
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Old 06-28-2008, 02:51 PM
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do i need temp gauges with xcal3 and do i have to buy seperately?
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Old 06-28-2008, 02:56 PM
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yes you would have to get gauges,the Xcal3 is a hand held programmer that after you program your truck you tuck away in you center console until you need to program or read DTC's again, you could go with a Quadzilla commander, I run a Edge Insight, or you could go with a A pillar gauge system
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I use the SF3 and am very pleased. Like goodridance said you should have gauges at least an EGT, unless you tow a lot then then I would add the trans temp. There is a good selection of custom tunes to choose from. Whether you go SF3, X3, or Livewire you will very pleased with SCT.
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