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SCT= No power

got my new sct programmer x3 power flash and installed it today. Called sct and they walked me through it. I really thought it would have more power... I put it on performance with firm shifts, its faster then stock, but my bully dog power pup seemed to do better even on a lower setting. maybe i got the settings wrong. any help!!!!HELP!!!!!

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Do you have the canned tunes?

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just the ones that came on it.

2006 F-250
2.5 Daystar
F350 Blocks
Dual Stabilizers
KMC Rims
35x12.5/20 Toyo M/T
RBP Badges
6000K
Sct programmer (Innovative)
Edge Insight
PHP FICM
4" RBP exhaust No cat No muffler
Airaid intake
Zoodad
Banks High Ram

Tracvision
Tons of AV
5 JL Subs
03 Turbo
08 tailgate
08 console
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08 diff
08 mirrors
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I HAVE HEARD ABOUT "HOT" tunes and even some that can really damage your truck. I had the power pup and it worked great. I sold it thinking it was the problem, but discovered it was a turbo issue. so, I bought the SCT because everyone said they are great for the 6.0. now, I just thought i would get more out if it.....

2006 F-250
2.5 Daystar
F350 Blocks
Dual Stabilizers
KMC Rims
35x12.5/20 Toyo M/T
RBP Badges
6000K
Sct programmer (Innovative)
Edge Insight
PHP FICM
4" RBP exhaust No cat No muffler
Airaid intake
Zoodad
Banks High Ram

Tracvision
Tons of AV
5 JL Subs
03 Turbo
08 tailgate
08 console
09 Bumper
08 diff
08 mirrors
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I HAVE HEARD ABOUT "HOT" tunes and even some that can really damage your truck. I had the power pup and it worked great. I sold it thinking it was the problem, but discovered it was a turbo issue. so, I bought the SCT because everyone said they are great for the 6.0. now, I just thought i would get more out if it.....
You need custom tunes. There are a few different vendors on the .org that do custom tuning. You will be amazed once you get some of the custom tunes loaded up.

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Escort Passport SR7 Built In Radar Detection System
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I have only had the sct on my truck so i couldn't compare two different tuners but I have custom tunes with the extreme tune and there is TONS of power.

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You need custom tunes from one of SCT's dealers I recommend innovativediesel.com

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2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
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Leveling kit, 315/70/17 Kelly TSRs on Method race wheels
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Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
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Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
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how do you get some "Innovative Diesel Tunes" I hear that name alot on here... and if I get some, which one? Is my truck equipped to run "custom tunes"? I really dont want to destroy my truck, its been in the shop enough all ready!!!! ( but i need to move when I need to)

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F350 Blocks
Dual Stabilizers
KMC Rims
35x12.5/20 Toyo M/T
RBP Badges
6000K
Sct programmer (Innovative)
Edge Insight
PHP FICM
4" RBP exhaust No cat No muffler
Airaid intake
Zoodad
Banks High Ram

Tracvision
Tons of AV
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03 Turbo
08 tailgate
08 console
09 Bumper
08 diff
08 mirrors
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Custom tunes are probably just as or safer than the canned tunes.

The Mullet Mod
Stock 2005 F-350 4x4
*Afe Intake
*4" TB Exhaust
*Scangauge
*SCT
*Bulletproof Diesel oil bypass
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Call innovative and talk to Eric or Tedd. Tell them what you plan on doing with the truck. What kind of mods you have, tire size and the like. They will talk to you and help you decide what tunes to get. I recommend getting Xtreme street or Xtreme race. Those two tunes should put you at roughly 415 RWHP. And a tow tune

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Leveling kit, 315/70/17 Kelly TSRs on Method race wheels
ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
Coolant filter
Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
Dually LED lights from Stealth Automotive/Xpedition Outfitters
No Limit Fab 6.0 Cold Air Intake
http://www.bulletproofdiesel.com/default.asp
http://nolimitfabrication.com/
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