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Do i need a programmer

Do i have to have a programmer to run a down pipe back exhaust?
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Yes, you will require a tuner to disable the regen functionality or you'll end up throwing codes and eventually go into limp mode.

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he said down pipe back so yes you need a programmer that deletes the dpf

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Do i have to have a programmer to run a down pipe back exhaust?
A down pipe back exhaust will delete the DPF and cat which if not properly tuned, will throw codes. Some trucks wont even start up again once turned off and these codes are present.

If you want to run a down pipe back exhaust, I suggest taking a look at H&S Performance Tuners or the Spartan Phalanx.

If you want to run an exhaust and not have to worry about codes or deleting the DPF/Cat, go with a DPF Back exhaust kit.



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There ya go get on PTP and buy tuner,exhaust,CAI best way to go man

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I have a magnaflow dpf back now but I want a 5 inch down pipe back. But my truck is still under warranty and im not wanting to void it yet.. But I want the h&s blackmaxx thats what I had on my dodge and loved it... Any suggestions
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I have heard of guys keeping there exhaust and returning it to stock when they take it to the dealer, also seen a post where a guys dealership recomended it and said they would not void any warrenty so might talk to ur dealer as well



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That's what I'm doing. Im just doing the delete pipe, I already have 5" dpf back. My truck only has 17k so I got a lot of warranty left. Haha

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but if i do the delete pipe and a programmer will it not void the warranty
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