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post #1 of 15 Old 02-04-2011, 03:18 PM Thread Starter
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Spartan to Mini Maxx??

Ive been very happy with my Spartan tuning and my dash daq since I got it all back in 08'. But now that I see that the mini maxx has shift on the fly tuning I kinda want one.
Is the change worth it?
Who's tunes would I be able to run?

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H&S and KEM tunes.
I haven't run a DD so i can't say if it's worth it or not.


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I jumped to the Black maxx from Spartan for that main reason and a few others that were plus's it's a good move you will not regret!
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I believe the Mini will not data log and has a smaller screen. If you want those features the Black Maxx is want you want.

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The quality and availability of custom and quality tunes is what I am mainly concerned with.
Also what kind of cash am I looking. Not to mention, what do I do with my Spartan stuff. Seems like a lot of money to throw away.

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I went from spartan to a minimaxx and I love the minimaxx. I love the shift on the fly!
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according to KEM, their tunes do not shift on the fly with the black max or mini max. If you want shift on the fly, you have to stick with the H&S tunes.

2010 F350 CC SWB FX4 loaded... Truxx leveling kit with an Icon adjustable trackbar, 20X10 XD Monsters with BFG 285X65X20 AT KO's, S&B intake, H&S Blackmaxx with DPF/Cat delete and MBRP Cool Duals, SD card full of KEM tunes that sits (unused) in the console. Audio by Focal, Audio Control, and JL Audio...

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according to KEM, their tunes do not shift on the fly with the black max or mini max. If you want shift on the fly, you have to stick with the H&S tunes.
They don't as of yet but Kem stated in the near future they will!
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I have Livewire, where can i get tunes for it? I know RCD uses sct, but I'm hearing alot about mini max and kem
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They don't as of yet but Kem stated in the near future they will!
Chris
I talked to Mike last week to get some info before I pulled the trigger... he said nothing in the immediate future. I take that as a don't hold your breath.

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