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post #1 of 9 Old 01-09-2009, 05:19 AM Thread Starter
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I am soon to be in the market for a tuner. I want one that will be mounted in the cab and give me on the fly adjustment. I seen a painless-stryker in a jegs catalog that caught my eye. Is anyone using one and if so what are they pro-cons, are does anyone have a suggestion of another brand. Any info will be appreciated. Thanks Jerry
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post #2 of 9 Old 01-09-2009, 05:39 AM
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A custom tuned flip chip from Tony Wildman or DP tuner would be my choice for a 7.3L. Add a set of gauges to keep everything safe.

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+1 here too , need to go with the custom tuned chip, i love my tw chip and i can shift on the fly and never had a problem, took maybe 15 minutes to install, i've heard alot of good things too about the DP tuner too

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I answered on you're pulling thread. For the 7.3 their are only 2 and that is TW and DP. They are the best don't ask which is better just go to their sites and research and decide which suits You best.

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Gauges, DIY intake, straight pipe the exhaust, and DP tuner! I'm really pleased with mine... Meny say TW's are great too.... like they said, check out the web sites, chose the one you like...

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I have the dp mounted in a 4 gauge pillar pod. Love it

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dont go with any of the off the shelf tuners... most of them are crap...

do yourself a favor and get a custom tuned chip like this: Tony Wildman Chip

you will need gauges as well at a min... but intake and exhaust is recommended... let me know if you have any questions

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+1 here too , need to go with the custom tuned chip, i love my tw chip and i can shift on the fly and never had a problem, took maybe 15 minutes to install, i've heard alot of good things too about the DP tuner too
15 Minute install!?
Christ it took me the better part of the day getting the switch mounted just right. that and I do anything that is electromagical very slowly

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15 Minute install!?
Christ it took me the better part of the day getting the switch mounted just right. that and I do anything that is electromagical very slowly
took me about 15 minutes too longest part was unbolting and rebolting the PCM

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And obviously we don't care about killing penguins.. Since we drive straight piped diesels with smoky tunes
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