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What does a tow tune do to a manual truck

Hey guys just a random question, when i switch my truck into tow tune what exactly changes in the truck, the only thing i think a tune could change for towing performance is shift points but mine being a manual and i control the shifts what else does the pcm change when you put on the tow tune?

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Man, thats a good question. I'd be interested as well, I'm hopefully getting a chip in the next year or so and since I've got a manual too it might make my tune choises easier.
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give your tuner a call. or if you have one that can't/won't answer you questions then give PHP a call. I am thinking that it is the injection advance, duration, and hpop pressure, but this will all be different depending on rpm, load, throttle position.

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Anybody else have any ideas?

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With the issues fixed a 6.0 can run circles around a 7.3.
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Fueling... Do you think the only difference in stock, tow are race are shift points? It'll be icp, pw, and timing.changes.

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You gentlemen are correct.
We will make modifications to when and how much fuel is entered into the cylinder to control EGTs while boosting low end power.


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