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My buddy did say that Kenwood had looked at tuner integration as a possibility. From the perspective of a company building tuners, you would think that they'd latch onto the idea, principally because they would be more of a software company, not a hardware and software company. The way I understand it, the larger aftermarket manufacturers are starting to see 12v applications as a low revenue generating nuisance. The auto manufacturers have closed the tech gap in the vehicles being offered these days, cutting into the aftermarket bottom line.
To me, integrating tuners would be a great idea and worthwhile investment, since there's no chance a factory nav unit would support this interface. The problem is that there may not be a large enough market to support the cost of such an endeavor from an aftermarket manufacturers POV.
Another cool option would be a split screen iPad app. Nav on one side, tuner settings and PIDs on the other. It would probably be the lower cost option as well.
2011 F250 XLT CCSB, 6.7 PSD
Last edited by jeffc; 10-25-2012 at 04:14 AM.