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Old 01-12-2014, 07:13 AM
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Max Energy programmer by hypertech

Does anybody know anything about the Max Energy programmer made by Hypertech? I recently traded for a crew cab 2WD 7.3 and the lady left hers in and gave me the box.

I want to keep it because I want the best MPG as possible, but I want to sell it because I heard chips are just so much better.

What do you think?

Also, can I just plug it in and change the settings just like that?
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Old 01-12-2014, 07:30 AM
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Hypertech is just canned. It'd be ok I guess just be easy on the truck with it.
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Old 01-12-2014, 08:24 AM
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What does that mean?..
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Old 01-12-2014, 08:45 AM
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It's just a generic tune, not custom designed for your wants, needs, and truck, and not as safe either.
So you can use it, but don't work the truck hard with it.
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Old 01-12-2014, 08:52 AM
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Would it be a bad idea if I return it to stock and just sell it?

My truck is due for an oil change anyways and I can use the cash for new bushings and oil.
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I wouldn't buy a hyper tech, but since you have it I say just run it for now until you decide if you want to take your truck to the next level

Hypertechs are pretty mild programmers and I don't think you could really hurt anything by running it.
I know a guy who had 400'000miles of hypertech programming on his truck with no issues. The original tranny even lasted to 300'000 miles
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Old 01-12-2014, 09:05 AM
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The truck has 299K miles on it. And its still the original transmission. I don't have a trailer or anything to pull but the previous owner hauled a horse trailer on goose neck.

Just want whats best for the truck as a daily driver.

Would it hurt to return it back to stock until I get a TS chip or something in that range? I can sell this, use the money for maintenance and things.
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Old 01-12-2014, 12:39 PM
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Never hurts to be stock.
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Old 01-12-2014, 04:50 PM
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I sold it.. got me $250 and did a fresh oil change today. I'm happy lol
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Old 01-12-2014, 08:49 PM
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Wow! If you got $250 for it I'd say you did okay.
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