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I've spent too much money and need some advice!!!

Ok,I orderd my fabfours bumpers and killed my account!!! I am so broke right now but I have to get some kind of programmer asap!I got pulled for speeding today because my speedo is off because of these 37' tires.I just want a programmer that will calibrate my speedo and unleash a little power.I can't spend $500 right now on a really good one....At the moment I'm in the $300 range.What do you guys recomend for my budget and where can I order it from?I have been searching but there are so many out there my eye's hurt! I'm not looking for a chip,but the actual programmer.Thanks in advance!!
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Hey man, I know this is sac religious, you can take it to the stealership and have the recalibration done for like $90 and save you cash for the SCT X3. Just a thought.


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their is not a programmer out their i know about that can recalibrate your tires on a 7.3L.... only works on the 6.0L and up

only way i know of to do it is with somehthing like the superlift tru speed... but right now those are backordered


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their is not a programmer out their i know about that can recalibrate your tires on a 7.3L.... only works on the 6.0L and up

only way i know of to do it is with somehthing like the superlift tru speed... but right now those are backordered
what happend to the superchips that i had that i got from you??

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U dont need a speed recal. just use common sense and drive slower. You know whether or not you are speeding when ur driving without even looking at the speedo

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U dont need a speed recal. just use common sense and drive slower. You know whether or not you are speeding when ur driving without even looking at the speedo
true but it is nice to see exactly how fast you are going

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Why don't you get a cheap handheld or older GPS. I know my handheld gives speed, and it even has a little mount to put it in the car. I mainly use it on the boat. Just an idea

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i tried that on my truck and it didnt work.... but this was a couple of years ago... back then i was told that it woudl not adjust the shift points on our years or adjust the speedo....


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i tried that on my truck and it didnt work.... but this was a couple of years ago... back then i was told that it woudl not adjust the shift points on our years or adjust the speedo....
it adjusted my spedo but don't know abiout the shift points and that was around two years ago or so but i do think that it would either go that high (4.56) or tire size that I had.... can't recall... but it did work..

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it adjusted my spedo but don't know abiout the shift points and that was around two years ago or so but i do think that it would either go that high (4.56) or tire size that I had.... can't recall... but it did work..
their you go yah thats what it was... it did not adjust my transmission shift points so it still shifted like crap... only thing that changes that is re gearing to the right ratio


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