does sct livwire suck?? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 Old 01-02-2008, 07:17 PM Thread Starter
Banned
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 45
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
does sct livwire suck??

I see alot of guys here saying how great the sct is... are they talking about the livewire or another programmer?? my truck kinda sucks with the livewire. I've towed with it stock and with the wire, and it seems like it tows better stock than with the wire... also when I open the truck up on the normal street tune there is more power and a little black smoke which is always cool but the trannie acts funny it lets go sometimes before kicking into the next gear..kinda like it goes 3rrrrrrdNUETRAL4thhhhhh,.hmmmmm what do you guys think? dump the livewire for a diablo sport or different kind of sct or superchip or what? any help would be greatly apprieciated...oh and the truck runs fine stock nice and healthy just kinda on the slow side. 03 6.0 f250 10 inch lift on 37s if that helps too.
towbeast03 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 01-02-2008, 07:22 PM
FJuanfiddy mod


 
Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Trempealeau, WI
Posts: 31,843
Thanks: 134
Thanked 186 Times in 166 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to Dave
Are you running custom tunes or the stock livewire ones?

Email:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

2011 F150 Ecoboost Crew cab lariat. Custom tunes from KEM and 5Star, and Unleashed
2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
2006 F250 ECSB Lariat 4x4

Leveling kit, 315/70/17 Kelly TSRs on Method race wheels
ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
Coolant filter
Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
Dually LED lights from Stealth Automotive/Xpedition Outfitters
No Limit Fab 6.0 Cold Air Intake

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Dave is online now  
post #3 of 6 Old 01-02-2008, 07:27 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
slammedSI's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Vernon, Texas
Posts: 3,333
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to slammedSI Send a message via MSN to slammedSI Send a message via Yahoo to slammedSI
I would bet the caned files. if you are ditch them and get custom files.

-Bobby Crews- AKA Dr. Cookie Cutter!

2012 Ford F150 Ecoboost
-STOCK-

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dirk View Post
A 7.3 with an edge should never get into a race. Unless it's with a kid on a bicycle.. and the bike has a flat.
slammedSI is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 01-03-2008, 09:10 AM Thread Starter
Banned
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 45
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I am just running the stock files that came with the programmer. btw what are caned files?now if I wanted custom files all I would have to do is call sct? and how much do they charge for custom tunes??
towbeast03 is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 01-03-2008, 10:02 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
rednekexprez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: chrisman,ill
Posts: 738
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Man you should have ask before you got the sct anywho..elite diesel or djs performance can help you with the custom tunes they are way better from what ive read..

REDNEKEXPREZ:
07 6.0 crew longbed 6spd
4" into 6"stacks cat/muffler delete
ranchhand bumpers front and rear
leveling kit,toolbox,gooseneckhitch
305/70/17 MTRs on Dick Cepek DC-1 black
suicide knob and trucknutz GONE
Fender flares,SCT tuned by Eric @ Innovative
110 gal aux. fuel tank.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
FUTURE:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Over/under drive unit,cab lights
THE GRIM REAPER'S ARM JUST GOT LONGER: M107 Long-Range Sniper Rifle 2000 9900ix 260WB

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
usa:,
rednekexprez is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 01-03-2008, 10:05 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
slammedSI's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Vernon, Texas
Posts: 3,333
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to slammedSI Send a message via MSN to slammedSI Send a message via Yahoo to slammedSI
caned files are the files that came on the Livewire. Dj's, Discount powerparts, elite's Dfuser's, Spartendiesel all have some great tunes.

-Bobby Crews- AKA Dr. Cookie Cutter!

2012 Ford F150 Ecoboost
-STOCK-

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dirk View Post
A 7.3 with an edge should never get into a race. Unless it's with a kid on a bicycle.. and the bike has a flat.
slammedSI is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome