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Back from Dirty Diesel- results of towing

Left Sunday morning. Weather-####ty-rainy/snowy- bad head wind- lots of valleys and climbs of different grades. The weather got a little better as we went. Speed 75-80mph. Load-12,000lbs. Uphill 1000ft. 3.73 gear, 35" tires. 2100-2250rpm

First leg-8.5mpg canadian/ 7.11mpg american
Second leg-9mpg C/ 7.53mpg A
Third leg-9.5mpg C/ 8mpg A
Fourth leg-10.25mpg C/ 8.58mpg A
Average-9.18mpg C/ 7.7mpg A

Cruising at 75-80mph boost was 35-40psi/max-48psi(on climbs holding 75mph), ebp(absolute)-47-53psi/max-65psi.
Trans-173f
Coolant-203-205f
Egt's-850-900f/max 1050f on climbs holding 75mph
Trans-173f

On the way home was 15C and sunny, pulling trailer empty.
Averaged 12.75mpg canadian/ 10.7mpg american.

Boost-17-25psi
EGT's-700-750f
Coolant-199f
Trans-173f
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Shifting was good also, 3-5 shift a little hard but it has been with other tunes as well. On a side note this tune shifts like the early version of the 310 and the how the 275 shifts I believe. Better for towing IMO.
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Shifting was good also, 3-5 shift a little hard but it has been with other tunes as well. On a side note this tune shifts like the early version of the 310 and the how the 275 shifts I believe. Better for towing IMO.
The hard 3-5 shift is because of your Suncoast direct solenoid...its causing too much line pressure in conjunction with Spartan tuning and the Spartan TCM.

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No, this is KEM's tune, no spartan tcm with this one. I realize that might be happening when I'm running Spartan tunes tho.
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No, this is KEM's tune, no spartan tcm with this one. I realize that might be happening when I'm running Spartan tunes tho.
Lol we are talking to each other....typing the same things, on the same threads, on different forums


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how does that mileage compare to what you get with other tunes

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