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I have a SCT Livewire with extreme and a 275 inavtive tune. I was wondering whether or not i should consider switching to a mini maxx or a spartan. What should i do?
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What do you want your tuner to do, will help to decide the tuner to get.

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i just got the blackmaxx and love it so far
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The Black or Mini Maxx are much nicer units than the Livewire. You can actually see and use the gauges. The Livewire is an outdated brick in my opinion.



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anyone know where the best place to get one is?
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Why do you want to switch?
If it is the tune, then talk with Eric.
If it is the Livewire, then get the Edge Insight and save a bunch of money.

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Why do you want to switch?
If it is the tune, then talk with Eric.
If it is the Livewire, then get the Edge Insight and save a bunch of money.
What he said about the Insight except I would get a tune package from KEM for the Livewire. Mikes tunes are some of the best you get.

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I have never tried Mikes tunes, I am sure he is good. I have had Eric's on my 6.0 and this truck. He has a gift for the tranny, which makes a huge difference in the way I use my truck. I have read that Mime is pretty good at the tranny tuning also, but have yet to try them. A few have ran both tuners, some like Eric's some like Mike's, it is all preference and the way the truck is used I bet.

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Id give KEM's tunes a try first before you dump your SCT. You might be surprised.

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H&S and talk to DSTRBD (vendor on here).

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