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OBS PCM to new model PCM

I was reading in the new Diesel Power Mag and came across an article about putting a newer model PCM in the OBS trucks. I was wondering if anyone had done this and had any results or had some knowledge to share?

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There are a few on here, From what I understand they allow the tuner to be able to do a more precise tune. Equaling more power with lower egts..


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It also has a faster CPU and much faster processing through the board. Cary at CT Performance has done it but says that it is really not worth the outcome unless you go big.

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Oh ok sweet! I am trying to get my truck to 700HP, going to take awhile but was just wondering. What all do you have to do to switch it out? I did not know if you drop a new one in and go or if there is come steps to it?

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You have to re pin the harness going to it and maybe a couple other processes too

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Oh ok sweet! I am trying to get my truck to 700HP,.....
Hope you plan on giving it a Bottle

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Hope you have 25-30k to spend. And not be upset when someone with stage 1's and a auto kills ya.
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if you drop a newer PCM in then could you use an edge insight on it and does it come with OBDII capability?

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Lookin at swamps performance 7.3l with upgrading some things they left out and going to put taller gears in so I don't rpm out so quick. Not lookin to drag off the line, just 30 punch or so! Thanks for help

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