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Question for all you Tony Wildman guys

ok so im curious, Ive got a birthday coming up soon and i think i can splurge and get me something Ive been wanting for a while now, a TW chip.

Now the question im asking is what settings do you guys with mostly stock trucks (exhaust, intake, gauges, tranny upgrades) what tunes do you see the most performance in?

any better than the others? Im not looking for a 6pos chip i may just go with 4pos so i want to pick carefully.

any input is appreciated. Thanks!


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96 F-350 XL
CrewCab Long Bed
7.3L Powerstroke
Built Auto Tranny
MBRP Turbo back exhaust system 4"
Straight pipe!
Isspro Gauges.
Boost, Pyro, Tranny temp.
Tint
20% up front 5% in the back


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anyone have any input?

96 F-350 XL
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MBRP Turbo back exhaust system 4"
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Isspro Gauges.
Boost, Pyro, Tranny temp.
Tint
20% up front 5% in the back


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I'm in the same boat as you....Exhaust and guages for me. All I am going to get when I order mine is
1. Stock 2. Economy 3. Tow 4. Smoke

If I do end up doing any other tunes I might do a lope or a no start but thats about it for me.

All the other guys will be on later, seeing as how most of em are at work....

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yeah i figured, im thinking im going with economy, heavy tow, extreme, smoke.

but i dont know the difference between heavy tow and just tow..

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Tow and a "race" tune is all you need.

Don't kid yourself that you'll ever drive it around stock or really in the economy setting.

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yeah i figured, im thinking im going with economy, heavy tow, extreme, smoke.

but i dont know the difference between heavy tow and just tow..
Heavy tow has a bit different shifting and fueling is different.

Just call or email Tony.

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Tow and a "race" tune is all you need.

Don't kid yourself that you'll ever drive it around stock or really in the economy setting.
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If you want stock, pull the chip. Bingo.

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yeah i agree i wouldn't put stock on a chip and pay for it to be the same.

i was just was curious to those who have experience with it.

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MBRP Turbo back exhaust system 4"
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Well, since its your b-day, if you want a six position, order a 5 and let me know what you want in the six hole. Happy b-day

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