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post #1 of 17 Old 08-08-2012, 03:56 AM Thread Starter
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Best mini maxx tranny tune

Just purchased mini maxx, 5" dp back, and S&B. I got it for fuel mileage. What is the tranny tune that is best or closest to factory? Previous threads I saw S1M.

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Just purchased mini maxx, 5" dp back, and S&B. I got it for fuel mileage. What is the tranny tune that is best or closest to factory? Previous threads I saw S1M.
I think the s2l is closest to factory. I tried the s2 tunes though and found that they heat the tranny up alot faster without the 4tc lockup that the s1 tunes have. I switched back to s1m after realizing this and have been using it for quite a few kms now with no complaints.

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Tried S2M for a couple hundred kms and wasnt a fan of the 4th and 5th lockup. Swithced back to S1M and its seems much smoother for some reason and suits my driving style/needs better as well...

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Tried S2M for a couple hundred kms and wasnt a fan of the 4th and 5th lockup. Swithced back to S1M and its seems much smoother for some reason and suits my driving style/needs better as well...
You must mean that the other way. S1 locks up in 4 and 5, S2 only locks in 5.

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I'm running the S2 with the latest shifts and I like it for its response and you barley have to adjust the throttle to accelerate. Turbo stays spooled or spools with ease but I'm running a single so my results may be different. I do know due to the later shifts and no lock up in 4th Im down about 2 MPG, but my trans still runs in the 155-165 range.
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You must mean that the other way. S1 locks up in 4 and 5, S2 only locks in 5.
my bad... morning coffee didn't kick in yet lol

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my bad... morning coffee didn't kick in yet lol
Haha. No problem. Just trying to eliminate a little confusion. I actually had to think about it a little myself.

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KMC XD WHEELS W/NITTO TRAIL GRAPPLERS
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5" DP BACK FLO-PRO EXHAUST
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We have found that S2M is the closet to stock shifting.
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What seems to be the best tow tune for heavy towing and still keep trans temp down?

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