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I have an 04 F-250 4x4 with about 75,000 miles on it and I want to buy a programmer but my truck still has a warranty. I guess I have a couple questions...if i buy an SCT with custom tunes I need to get gauges right? Where can I get the SCT tuner for the best price? Is my transmission safe? Is it worth
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yes you need gauges, tranny is fine, innovative deisel is the way to got you will be amazed

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yes you need gauges, tranny is fine, innovative deisel is the way to got you will be amazed
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I agree! Eric's tune are the way to go! Also, I have a 04 and its out of warranty. The engine is 100,000 miles or 5 years. I was pretty ticked when the dealer told me that. I thought it was good for 100,000 miles but 5 years came first.

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I agree! Eric's tune are the way to go! Also, I have a 04 and its out of warranty. The engine is 100,000 miles or 5 years. I was pretty ticked when the dealer told me that. I thought it was good for 100,000 miles but 5 years came first.
I have 6 months left with my warranty....I wasn't aware that I had a warranty until i called the dealership for a quote and he told me to give him the vin # and he said I was in luck.

I was even thinkin of buying an extended warranty just to be safe because of all the problems that can occur with my truck.

On a second note I had a 97 F-250 that roaled some coal and I kinda miss it. If I bought an SCT with custom tunes what would I be looking at as far as price?

I really dont want to beat on my truck...I want to take care of it. Maybe then, it will do the same for me.

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sct with tunes around 500.
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get a tuner! you will not regret it! i got an sct with cales custom tunes and i love it.

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how do stock motors hold up to these tunes? I got 67k on my motor and its still under warranty til 100k, and i dont want to get the sct to beat my truck, actually lookin for some more performance but also the extra mpgs

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Zoodad mod and open up the exhaust and your motor will be fine as long as you get gauges and keep an eye on your EGT's.

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