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post #1 of 18 Old 07-16-2012, 11:01 AM Thread Starter
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another 6.4 tuner question

Debating between H&S and SCT. Looking at the XRT Pro and the 3025OR SF3. Having trouble deciding which one i'm gonna buy. I know both cover DPF delete. Do both delete the EGR function? I like the SCT because a lot of the big power guys are running the SCT and i guess maybe it has more tuning flexability. Had an SCT on my 6.0 liked it a lot. People who have used an sct and an xrt pro. How is functionality, and user friendliness? Just trying to decide. I dont want a live wire unless i can get a deal on one , same with the mini maxx. I prefer to run actual gauges as opposed to the displays on the tuners. So id be paying extra for nothing. Do the sf3 and xrt have all the abilities as the mini maxx and live wire aside from the gauge functions. Thanks in advance

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I cannot speak for the sct, but the xrt will do everything the minimaxx will besides the gauges.


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I don't believe the XRT has the defueling capabilities that the mini maxx has.

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Looks like you will be getting a live wire then. Just look online I got mine for $180 and then kem tuning for $75 I kept my edge for monitoring because the live wire is so darn hideous

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yea. stuck debating. been researching for a couple hours. now i like the mini maxx because of all the gauge functions and ease of use. uses the factory egt probe. only gauge i'll add later if i get the mini maxx would be oil pressure. still trying to find a good balance between cost, quality and performance

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yea. stuck debating. been researching for a couple hours. now i like the mini maxx because of all the gauge functions and ease of use. uses the factory egt probe. only gauge i'll add later if i get the mini maxx would be oil pressure. still trying to find a good balance between cost, quality and performance
I have seen a few people who say they hate how small the mini maxx is & regretted not getting a black maxx. I think it is just fine size wise but you may just want to actually see one installed if you did decide to go with h&s.

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H&s is my vote. I don't know much about the others but so many people run h&s that if you have a problem you will most likely find your answer here. Not to mention the h&s tech support and vendors are a great help. I have seen a couple "sct problem help" threads here that don't get answered. There are not many problems with h&s but if the situation arises I know where to come that has lots of experience. Good insurance in my mind to have h&s for that reason. Plus its the shiz.

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which did you end up going with?? im stuck between the 2 also

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Don't forget, the sct requires you to have the sensors plugged in for the dpf. So either in the exhaust or taped up and out of the way. That's something to consider.

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can't beat the mini maxx for the tuning and gauges
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