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What's a FICM worth?

I am looking for a FICM to send off and get programmed by innovative and don't want to have my Ex down while I am waiting, so I am gonna hit up some local junk yards and guys parting out SD's.
What should I be paying for one?
What trucks can I take from, that will work on an 05 Ex?

Unless you have one already programmed sitting you want to sell, then you can pm me.

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Seems like a stock FICM in good working order will be listed for anywhere from $250 to $350 shipped lately on the boards. I paid significantly less for a spare a year ago, but the prices I listed are just what I've noticed people asking for these days. Any year 6.0 FICM will work as a core to be sent to Innovative, PHP, or Swamps (the 3 suppliers I know that reburn them) as long as it's in good working order.

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Innovative, PHP, or Swamps (the 3 suppliers I know that reburn them) as long as it's in good working order.
Is there much difference between the 3 when it comes to overall performance on a basically stock 6.0?

2005 Excursion Limited 6.0 4X4
PHP tuned Swamps 58v FICM
Edge Insight CS, with universal 0-100psi sensor for fuel pressure
SCT tunes by Quick Tricks and Gearhead
Sinister EGR Delete and Coolant filtration kit w/Cat EC-1
6.4 banjo bolts
Ford fuel pressure spring kit
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Is there much difference between the 3 when it comes to overall performance on a basically stock 6.0?
I can't speak for the other 2 but I run innovatives mild burn on mine. Mostly just better throttle response, maybe a little bit better mileage, and it definitely fuels harder up top as I no longer see my EGT's back down on their own on a hard run. I have heard that PHP's burn is geared toward better fuel mileage and drivability instead of a "performance" flash. Swamps is fairly new and I honestly don't know much about it.

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If you don't want the down time, why don't you call PHP and have them send you a remote tuner for your ficm?

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Thank you, it looks like I will have to do some homework.

2005 Excursion Limited 6.0 4X4
PHP tuned Swamps 58v FICM
Edge Insight CS, with universal 0-100psi sensor for fuel pressure
SCT tunes by Quick Tricks and Gearhead
Sinister EGR Delete and Coolant filtration kit w/Cat EC-1
6.4 banjo bolts
Ford fuel pressure spring kit
High Idle Mod
ARP head studs
Magnaflow 4" turbo back w/muffler
Powermax turbo
Firestone Ride-Rite air bags
Retro Solutions 55w 4300k digital HID's
Clarion NX500 double din DVD/Nav

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If you don't want the down time, why don't you call PHP and have them send you a remote tuner for your ficm?
Now that is a nice piece of info to have right there

2005 Excursion Limited 6.0 4X4
PHP tuned Swamps 58v FICM
Edge Insight CS, with universal 0-100psi sensor for fuel pressure
SCT tunes by Quick Tricks and Gearhead
Sinister EGR Delete and Coolant filtration kit w/Cat EC-1
6.4 banjo bolts
Ford fuel pressure spring kit
High Idle Mod
ARP head studs
Magnaflow 4" turbo back w/muffler
Powermax turbo
Firestone Ride-Rite air bags
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Clarion NX500 double din DVD/Nav
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If you don't want the down time, why don't you call PHP and have them send you a remote tuner for your ficm?
What is the php web address?

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I found it

2005 Excursion Limited 6.0 4X4
PHP tuned Swamps 58v FICM
Edge Insight CS, with universal 0-100psi sensor for fuel pressure
SCT tunes by Quick Tricks and Gearhead
Sinister EGR Delete and Coolant filtration kit w/Cat EC-1
6.4 banjo bolts
Ford fuel pressure spring kit
High Idle Mod
ARP head studs
Magnaflow 4" turbo back w/muffler
Powermax turbo
Firestone Ride-Rite air bags
Retro Solutions 55w 4300k digital HID's
Clarion NX500 double din DVD/Nav

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