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Long drive with extreme tune??

Hey guys, Im gonna be taking a 4 hour road trip tonight and i have the sct extreme tune programed with the full delete. I wanted to know if its safe to drive for that long on the extreme tune?? thanks for the help.

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i was actually wondering the same thing myself.
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lol hopefully we get an answer.

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yea hopefully, im gonna be goin up some pretty steep grades, i wont be towing anything but i know how hot this tune gets.
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just an eye on the gauges and i think youll be fine i know i run in the extreme tune all the time and ive run some pretty long trips with it but idk about the 6.0 and 6.4 but i belive you should be fine

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I just completed a 1200 mile trip running the SCT extreme race tune with out a problem and averaged a hand calculated 20.2 mpg running about 65 mph even the computer was showing 27.4 mpg average.
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you shouldnt have a problem.

To the OP, where you run that boat out of?

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ive ran extreme race from ohio to florida a couple time with no probs..... just watch egts and you will be fine

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you won't have a problem at all. I run the 275 tune as my DD and have driven 2500 miles cross country in 3 days on 3 different occasions and never once had one problem and have had the 275 tune as my DD since Nov of '08. Only thing I suggest is that you reload the tune once you get back home because the transmission will have relearned the hwy driving and will shift kinda funny during normal city driving if you don't thats my advice.

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