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Old 08-27-2009, 04:17 AM
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Spartan's one-two punch!

I've been testing the Spartan TCM/310 combination in my job one F450 and all I can say is WOW. Just got another revision in the 310 tune for the TCM last night and it just keeps getting better an better. I can't comment on the improvements that will be seen in the Job 2 and 3 trucks, but this is a must have combination for the Job 1 trucks. This last update in programming not only firmed up the two shifts that were a little softer than I like, but also has added some more power also. The way this truck pulls at WOT just keeps getting stronger and stronger. Just when I thought the 310 tune was at is max in the power dept. Matt keeps finding more. Others maybe able to make power, but I haven't seen anyone even come close in transmission tuning. The adaptive learning time is short and the shifting is spot on. In short, yes it's going to set you back a bit of money, but if you can swing the 310 tune,TCM,Suncoast it's money VERY well spent.
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I can't wait to get the new parts installed! Plus your 5 inch DP!!!!

Sean, any interest in going to NED? We are looking to rent the track in the next few weeks......

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I've been testing the Spartan TCM/310 combination in my job one F450 and all I can say is WOW. Just got another revision in the 310 tune for the TCM last night and it just keeps getting better an better. I can't comment on the improvements that will be seen in the Job 2 and 3 trucks, but this is a must have combination for the Job 1 trucks. This last update in programming not only firmed up the two shifts that were a little softer than I like, but also has added some more power also. The way this truck pulls at WOT just keeps getting stronger and stronger. Just when I thought the 310 tune was at is max in the power dept. Matt keeps finding more. Others maybe able to make power, but I haven't seen anyone even come close in transmission tuning. The adaptive learning time is short and the shifting is spot on. In short, yes it's going to set you back a bit of money, but if you can swing the 310 tune,TCM,Suncoast it's money VERY well spent.
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Old 08-27-2009, 06:47 AM
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Maybe, what date? Let me know. Sean
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what a TCM?
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TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE, Spartan has developed one! I can't wait to get my hands on one....


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what a TCM?
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Old 08-27-2009, 09:03 AM
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Spartan is taking a factory TCM and make changes to it that really improve the way these trucks shift. It must be used in conjunction with Spartan tuning to match.
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Mine came in today!!! Should be going on the truck tomorrow afternoon sometime
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HOLY SPARTAN TCM BATMAN MINE CAME TOO!
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I got a question. Does this TCM also work with the fully built suncoast transmissions? I have the 275 tune but the shifts in the lower gears are still really rough. Does the TCM help smooth out these first few shifts?

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Old 08-27-2009, 12:32 PM
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It does work with the Suncoast tranny. It replaces the current TCM in your truck. The Suncoast doesnt have anything to do with the actual TCM...I am guessing that the TCM in your truck is still the original one from the factory, right?
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