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View Poll Results: Who would you use for SCT tunes for a 7.3
DP Tuner 6 54.55%
Innovative 1 9.09%
Elite Diesel 1 9.09%
Go Go Diesel 0 0%
Other suggestions please post 3 27.27%
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post #1 of 9 Old 01-20-2008, 06:08 PM Thread Starter
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SCT tuners for the 7.3 who would you go with

Out of these who would you use?

DPtuner
Innovative Diesel
GoGo Diesel
Elite Diesel

Any other suggestions are welcome

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For a 7.3...

depends on what your plans were...

If you're pretty much staying stock you can't go wrong with either...

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Would be getting a Tow tune, Daily driver/Econo tune, And race type tune.
Went with SCT for ease of retuning for possible future upgrades

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Would be getting a Tow tune, Daily driver/Econo tune, And race type tune.
Went with SCT for ease of retuning for possible future upgrades
Halt!

What future mods are you planning?

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Possibly Injectors and a turbo sometime down the road

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Straight from Jody - SCT doesn't have the programming capabilities for the 7.3 like a custom burned chip does. So once you start injectors, big oil, etc... you'll need a chip anyway.

I didn't know this prior to my SCT purchase, but I bought mine for 100 bucks LOL... so I've got a 100 dollar scan tool once I go injectors...

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I plan on getting injectors in the near future. can i get a chip and still use my edge for gauges and what not? what chip should i go with, I know about tunners just not so much "chips"



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I plan on getting injectors in the near future. can i get a chip and still use my edge for gauges and what not? what chip should i go with, I know about tunners just not so much "chips"
Yeah you can do that but you would have to leave the edge set on stock

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ill agree with alot of the other posts, with a 7.3 need to decide what you want to with the truck, wether its pull a trailer or sled pull or just drive it and have fun , then the tuner will make a difference

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