SCT Tunning? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.4L Performance Parts Discussion What has or has not worked for you?

User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 Old 07-16-2009, 09:36 PM Thread Starter
cm351f's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 74
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
SCT Tunning?

Ok just got home from a truck pull in Wilmington Ohio, lil pumped, lil drunk, and lil PO'd bout havin a quiet smokeless truck! I was wondering how good the SCT dpf delete tunning was? I know Spartan is the way i should go but just can't bring my self to spend the 1200-1300$ to get it... and with SCT i can go with inovative or RCD tunes later if i wanted.
cm351f is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 Old 07-16-2009, 10:02 PM
Compression Ignition Addict

08stroker250's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Georgia
Posts: 8,819
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 5
Thanked 16 Times in 15 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews could go SCT with the Livewire, or wait a little while longer and get the new Touchscreen Xtreme. I always tell people that the SCT is a good choice....but many people end up regretting not getting the Spartan in the first place, try to sell their SCT, dont get much out of it, and end up having to save longer for a Spartan.

RCD is probably the best bet currently, Innovative seems to still have a few issues as far as the tranny goes. I still recommend Spartan to you, but you gotta do what is best for you.

Jeff Dodd

2012 Ford F-250 Lariat CC/SB

Mods - Spartan tuned via laptop, 4" AFE stainless exhaust system, 2.5" PMF BMC leveling spacers, 3" PMF lift blocks, Fox Racing 2.0 shocks, Recon smoked mirror & cab lights
08stroker250 is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 07-17-2009, 03:30 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
ididntdoit5150's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: *So*Cal*
Posts: 382
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to ididntdoit5150 Send a message via Yahoo to ididntdoit5150
ok, well i just spent the past 25 minutes wrighting a whole essay on why not to go with a SCT and why you should save for a Spartan, and right as i was hitting the post button my computer decides to crack out an reboot loosing everything i just wrote

anyways long story short, i have an SCT, have had every problem from thier super slow shipping, to not recieving the right size pipe i ordered, the pipe not being properly drilled for sensors causing me rattles on one and a about $70 or so on a new EGT sensor ontop of having to take a tap and dye to another one. innovative taking a week to get me my tune making me miss the dyno day i signed up for to see how the innovative performed. the SCT tuner itself dying and having to be sent back to SCT for 2 weeks while my truck is now tuned with no gauges and no way of un-tuning. and now also having multiple different transmission problems.

long story short, please dont make the same mistake i did. i am now spending all that money twice on the same parts just from different companys so that my new exhaust and spartan will be here next week and i can finally ditch the old pipe and sct instead of putting that money towards my lift.

ididntdoit5150 is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 07-17-2009, 12:32 PM
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Temple
Posts: 85
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
If you decide you want a used SCT and a DPF delete pipe, I have one I'll sell you for $450 including the EGT probe and a tap!

2013 F450 4X4

2012 F150 Platinum 4X4

2010 Edge Limited

1978 F150 Super Cab 4X4

2009 Weekend Warrior FTL4005 Toy Hauler
jason1168tx is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome