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post #1 of 4 Old 01-04-2012, 05:41 AM Thread Starter
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Is it worth it?

I was talking to a guy I know the other day about our Powerstrokes when he tells me he would sell me his Superchips Cortex programmer for a 150 bucks. He said he only used it once. He said it was to complicated for him. What do you guys think? It looks brand new. Should I pull the trigger on this or is this a bad programmer.

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I'm not a pro, but a superchips will not be good for your transmission...
SCT w/ custom tunes is the only way to go because it tunes your engine AND transmission together.
Don't waste your money on a Superchips
BTW, it seems that he is selling it because he realized that it is not good, not because "it's too complicated." That sounds funny to me

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The Cortex does tune the tranny. I've had both. SCT canned tunes and Superchips canned tunes are almost identical and I couldnt tell a difference. The only place SCT is better is that you can get customized tunes. Once I got customized tunes, I could tell a huge difference. Superchips has customized tunes as of about 6 months ago.
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I would spend the money on a SCT.

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