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post #1 of 27 Old 01-26-2010, 08:25 AM Thread Starter
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Question what does tcm mean for spartan?

i'm running the 250 tune, but i keep seeing eveyone post something about TCM... what does that mean?

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Transmission Control Module. It's the computer that controls the funtions of the transmission.

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Intake, delete pipe/exhaust, Spartan/KEM tuning

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is this something that comes with the spartan tunes, or something differnt that should be added?

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It does not come with the Spartan tunes. It is an entirely different module than the stock unit. If you run the upgraded TCM you also must run the Spartan tunes that are built for the TCM. You can not run non TCM tunes with the upgraded unit.

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i got ya now... if i load the 310 tune for a few days at the track do you think the TCM is a must?

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What Job number is your truck?

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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
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how do you find out the job number and what is the importance I just purchased a 6.4 and its all new to me

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Mods: Sct x3 with custome tunes, Zex Nitrous, AEM intake, Straight exhaust with 7" tip, 07 front end conversion, Recon lighting, 09 Tail Gate
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What is the build date of the truck?

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mine is 07-08 are there any advantages there?

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where would I look to see if the module is in the truck

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