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less smoke on a mini max?

what tune is out there that makes less smoke? live in socal and like to run a mini max but don't want all that smoke.. even on 0 setting.. thanks for your help
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what he said.. Matt @ Gearhead has his tunes almost smoke free. i love mine.

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what he said.. Matt @ Gearhead has his tunes almost smoke free. i love mine.
I think after the 71 goes on I will give gearhead a call!

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if he's saying LBF on 0 is too much smoke, Matt's tunes aren't going to fix his problem.

6.4's are dirty. I run Matt's tunes on both of my trucks, but they are not 100% smoke free by any stretch
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I am hoping 6.0 manifolds, a ported intake manifold and a 71mm lp turbo will make my truck smoke free.

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if he's saying LBF on 0 is too much smoke, Matt's tunes aren't going to fix his problem.

6.4's are dirty. I run Matt's tunes on both of my trucks, but they are not 100% smoke free by any stretch
6.4s are actually pretty clean in my opinion. Of course the race tunes are not going to be smoke free. My truck runs pretty dang clean on all of my tunes except IDP race and gearhead race.

Low boost fueling is only what it says, controls fueling at low boost. Not going to do much after boost comes up.

Maybe the OP should give a little more info on when he is having smoke problems. WOT? Just taking off normally at a redlight? Cruising?

Also, what are your modifications to your truck OP besides the programmer? Full Exhaust? Intake? etc

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running the easy tunes with LBF on 0, you'll still get visible smoke... a 6.0 or an older 5.9 cummins can be 100% smoke free. I've never seen a smoke free 6.4 that didn't have the DPF in place
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smoke

I have a 08 with banks intake and 4 inch exhaust, don't mind the smoke at WOT but its just from a light or just passing someone on the street. just not need problems pissing someone off..
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A minimaxx can be as clean or as dirty as you let it be. If your getting smoke at lights or passing people you may need to adjust the way you're driving. I can get a big puff at a light or go almost totally clean just by easing into it a little. Passing people, the same thing. There is more than enough power there that most of it is unneeded.

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Of course I'm handy under the hood, I currently own a cummins.

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