Beans or edge? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-23-2012, 09:21 AM
powerstroke newb
 

Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 45
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Beans or edge?

I finally got the money up for a programmer and a new option is thrown in my lap with a timeframe so I want to make sure im getting the right thing. I have been saving up for the beans 6 pos so that I could shift on the fly. But I just found out that summit has the edge CTS on sale right now for 550 shipped. Having the edge would save me from having to buy gauges, but I have read on this site that the beans and customs tunes would be best for performance. Which should I buy? customs tunes then need gauges? or edge cts and it is gauges? I have an intake and exhaust but thats about as far as im gonna go. Maybe down the line doing the HPOP and intercooler off the newer 7.3 so with these little mods, do i really need custom tunes? any help or input would be awesome guys.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 10-23-2012, 10:08 AM
Delivers Pizzas For Fun!
 

Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: cecil county MD
Posts: 5,738
Thanks: 1
Thanked 11 Times in 9 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Anything but canned tunes... do not buy that edge.... if u want that style monitor go to PHP as they sell custom tunned "edge cts" but its just he same manufacturer box with bills tunes. And i belive they are cheaper then that edge at summit.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 10-23-2012, 04:46 PM
powerstroke newb
 

Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 45
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
will the canned tune really be that detrimental with my minimal upgrade list?
and could u link which tuner u are specifically talking about? im not seeing one that has the touch screen gauges. Thanks
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 10-23-2012, 05:00 PM
Delivers Pizzas For Fun!
 

Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: cecil county MD
Posts: 5,738
Thanks: 1
Thanked 11 Times in 9 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
i was wrong they are not cheeper.. even tho u have minimual mods done, a custom tune will give you more power and longevity. and it allows u to get full potental of mods later on down the road when u need a reburn, instead of just having canned tunes and having to buy a custom chip later on down the road. do it once and do it right
Power Hungry Performance - Gryphon™ CS & CTS - Diesel
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old 10-23-2012, 07:02 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 191
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I have 2 powerstrokes and ive been ****ing around with edge programmers for the past two years procrastinating on getting a 6pos. i finally got one from beans and installed it a couple days ago. i wish i would of just got one in the first place it is so much better. i only have exhaust and intake and it gives you noticable more power than the edge and smoother. plus you can shift on the fly. it was 359 shipped and i got the triple gauge pilar with egt boost and fuel pressure from glowshift which cost me 220 shipped. basically the same price as the cts. dont waste your time with that edge **** buy a 6pos!

and just my opinion but id much rather have gauges than that stupid screen stuck on my window
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6  
Old 10-24-2012, 05:47 AM
powerstroke newb
 

Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 45
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by 7.3powerstroker View Post
I have 2 powerstrokes and ive been ****ing around with edge programmers for the past two years procrastinating on getting a 6pos. i finally got one from beans and installed it a couple days ago. i wish i would of just got one in the first place it is so much better. i only have exhaust and intake and it gives you noticable more power than the edge and smoother. plus you can shift on the fly. it was 359 shipped and i got the triple gauge pilar with egt boost and fuel pressure from glowshift which cost me 220 shipped. basically the same price as the cts. dont waste your time with that edge **** buy a 6pos!

and just my opinion but id much rather have gauges than that stupid screen stuck on my window
hey, could u link me where u got that stuff for those prices? that all sounds great and i have never been able to find a gauge set that cheap. i was even considering getting the 3-in-1 gauge i saw in dieselpowermag cuz it would save me so much in the long run.

Any thank you all so much for any and all info, keep it coming, its very welcomed by me lol
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7  
Old 10-24-2012, 08:26 AM
Hee Hee, he's doing it...
 

Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Pasadena, CA
Posts: 5,539
Thanks: 44
Thanked 89 Times in 84 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Beans or Tony Wildman:

Beans:
7.3 Ford Powerstroke chip for STOCK trucks

Tony Wildman's:
7.3L <I>Power Stroke</I> Chip

Customs will make a world of difference in performance and reliability. I don't know where you live but around here a data logger or a screen of any type is a insta-ticket from the CHiP'ies

Last edited by BigFuel; 10-24-2012 at 10:11 AM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #8  
Old 10-24-2012, 09:38 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 191
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Google beans diesel performance and that's where you can find the chip.

And for the gauges http://www.glowshiftdirect.com/
They also have the 3 in gauge its 172.99
I got the pillar gauges because I like the look of them.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #9  
Old 10-24-2012, 09:51 AM
Hee Hee, he's doing it...
 

Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Pasadena, CA
Posts: 5,539
Thanks: 44
Thanked 89 Times in 84 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
^I linked them above^
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #10  
Old 10-24-2012, 10:00 AM
Powerstroke.org Sponsor

 

Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Ventura County, CA
Posts: 20,361
Thanks: 23
Thanked 23 Times in 14 Posts
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Raul@Stealth Automotive
my choice: Tony Wildman Performance Chips

plus we give military discount on them.. PM me for details
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:33 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors