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post #1 of 3 Old 03-04-2009, 11:22 AM Thread Starter
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Towing with Tunes

Is it safe to tow heavy loads with the performance tune? By heavy loads I mean a 15 foot tandem axle loaded down with about 6,000 pounds.

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as long as ur trans and egts dont get out of hand its fine. 6k is nothing for these trucks. i always use my 80hp tune towing. last time i towed about 10k with no problems.

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shouldnt be that bad.. but are you just running the stock canned tunes or are you running custom tunes?

just keep an eye on your gauges.. thats the most important part
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