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SCT Custom Tunes?

Can anyone give me some input on getting custom SCT Tunes? My XCal 2 is the one with settings for Mustangs, Lightning, 7.3's and 6.0's. I'd like to get something a little more personal for my truck to get more mileage and performance...anyone know how much it costs to get custom tunes...if anything...and how to go about it?

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I think I paid $80 from Eric over at Innovative Diesel. How it works is you give him your strategy and any mods, i.e. tire size, exhaust, ect and in turn he will then email you the tune you're looking for. I went with the extreme street, and tomorrow hopefully will have the extreme race. Anyway once you get the tune just load it onto your xcal. It's pretty simple, if you need any help just PM me...

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+1 for innovative diesel, i use the xtreme street(160hp) as my daily driver and it does fine.

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Hey also just be careful with what tune you get if you don't have head studs...

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+1 for innovative diesel, i use the xtreme street(160hp) as my daily driver and it does fine.
def go with innovative. awesome tunes. if 160hp is the extreme street, what hp is the extreme race?

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I thought Xstreet was 140 and Xrace was 150-160

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def go with innovative. awesome tunes. if 160hp is the extreme street, what hp is the extreme race?
Man I was just thinking the same. I have the extreme street and I didn't think it was 160? I'll be honest I like my Looney from DJ way better, to bad they went out of business...

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Man I was just thinking the same. I have the extreme street and I didn't think it was 160? I'll be honest I like my Looney from DJ way better, to bad they went out of business...
really? i had dj's on my other truck and think erics are way better.

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For some reason my truck just likes DJ's tune better. Not that Eric's tune is bad it's just they both are so much different. One of the reasons I like DJ's is my turbo spools up a lot sooner and quicker.

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