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Old 04-03-2012, 01:31 PM
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est overall spartan tune?

Ok guys, which is the best overall spartan tune? The best for towing, fuel economy, most power, fastest, and most daily driveable. For the fastest/most power tune what upgrades do you need to run the if anything. Thanks in advance.
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The 310 tune is the fastest tune. I would recommend head studs, and EGR cooler delete, and at least an upgraded torque converter if you plan on beating on the truck with that tune pretty regularly.
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I've tried all the tunes from 210 to 310. I was dd the 275, but changed to the 300. The 300 has smoother shifts than the 275 and gave a slight increase in mpg's. The 300 also has crazy power, just not as aggressive as the 310. I don't beat on the truck so the 300 is where I'm staying. Best dd tune from spartan IMO.
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I've tried all the tunes from 210 to 310. I was dd the 275, but changed to the 300. The 300 has smoother shifts than the 275 and gave a slight increase in mpg's. The 300 also has crazy power, just not as aggressive as the 310. I don't beat on the truck so the 300 is where I'm staying. Best dd tune from spartan IMO.
I also like the 300 the best. Havent tried the 310 but I really havent had a reason too...yet.
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Everybody seems to agree that the 275 is a great daily driver tune, some people like the 300, but from what i have read, the 300's temps jump really fast and really high. any idea's or experience on this
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Never had high temps, or anything strange yet.
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I personally like the 275 the best. It drives easy, and can usually kick anyones *** with it around town. The 210 and 250 feel like crap after being on the 275 for so long...
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I've never had a problem with the 300, it's my daily driver not my racing tune. Temps never get high enough to worry about, even when hitting the throttle a little hard... Best dd tune IMO.
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Everybody seems to agree that the 275 is a great daily driver tune, some people like the 300, but from what i have read, the 300's temps jump really fast and really high. any idea's or experience on this
I don't see high temps on my personal truck but I also have mods that improve air flow (downpipe, EGR delete, intake elbow, CAC pipe, etc.) so I am not a good comparison.

I will say that I have heard some people say it gets hot. The file was not intended to be a hard pedal file though.
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Old 04-04-2012, 11:32 PM
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I assume you can answer my question, My spartan needs updated, but I am not the original owner of it. I think 250 is the highest mine goes, the old 250 at that.. I know there is a process I have to go through to get it changed into my name so I can update it, can you help me out any?

edit: I read the sticky post on licensing, this truck I bought with the spartan in it so I'm not sure if i need to do anything?

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