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what chip do i buy

I just purchased my first powerstroke and need to know what the best chip and programmer there is to buy. im looking for something that gives me really good fuel economy. i dont know much about this stuff so any help would be appreciated
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Tony Wildman, Power Hungry Performance and DP tuner are all good choices, I prefer a TW chip myself.

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I ordered my TW chip/gauge combo from Raul on 2/4. Got the gauges last week, now just waiting on the chip..can't wait..

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were is the best place to purchase those tunes
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and what kind of mpg gains can i see
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were is the best place to purchase those tunes
I bought mine from Raul @ Stealth Automotive Inc
and will buy my next one from him

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and what kind of mpg gains can i see
every one gets diferent results but it depends greatly on how you drive. its hard to take it easy when you have all that power

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PHP..and no gains cause my foots stuck to the floor

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Dont forget the gauges intake and exhaust first before any kind of chip or programmer sees the truck.

Just have to say it because you can cause a lot of issues without them.

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Dont forget the gauges intake and exhaust first before any kind of chip or programmer sees the truck.

Just have to say it because you can cause a lot of issues without them.
ya definitely get at least the gauges first very important!

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