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post #1 of 26 Old 10-08-2007, 02:17 PM Thread Starter
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Custom Tunes

What are the perks to having custom tunes versus generic tunes like the ones that come with a bully dog chip. With the custom tunes can you adjust where your torque converter locks up? I just kinda want to know what all I could do with a custom bruned chip versus the one I have.

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Personalized shift points are a big advantage to a custom chip. Also each truck is different so its nice to be able to have the programs customized for the engine/ truck. I highly recommend Tony Wildman www.totaldieselperformance.com
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I am planning on going with Tony Wildman. I just need to get a hold of him and find out what I need to do to get it done. What kind of times should I be able to run with a chip burned from Tony Wildman? I know a guy in my home town that I would really like to beat and I am just a little slower than him.

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To be honest i really have no idea what a stock truck w/ just a chip will do. My superduty didnt stay stock long enough to take it to the track lol.
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If I had the money I would diffinitely put more into it but right now college is taking up most of my cash flow.

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i got the xcal 2 w/ tow, high, and max power and let me tell you when you put her on max it is a force to be recken with

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The main advantage for me was that I can choose what tunes I wanted to buy, the tunes are specific to my truck, not just good for "97-03 7.3l's", it is upgradable as I put more mods on the truck, and you can change it on the fly. I had a superchip micro max tuner before I bought the DP Tuner and there is no comparison what so ever. :drive:


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I am going to have Tony Wildman reburn my chip. What tunes do you guys recommend? I know I need a stock, economy setting,tow setting, and some to haul a$$, but what do you guys think is the best tunes?

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just tell him that those are what you want and waht you want to do and he will tell you if its possible and give you the perfect tune for your situation
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I’m going to call him too and see if he can burn me 3 or 4 of his tunes on my TS chip and leave a couple of my Swamps tunes on there. I wonder if he will have a problem with his tunes and their injectors in my truck. I gotta get around to calling.

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