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Old 09-20-2007, 02:58 PM
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Tuner or Chip

I have a 2004 psd one ton 4x4 6spd, should I do a chip or a tuner.? My truck already has a couple of mods, but I would like to make it faster just curious about yalls professional oppinion. Thanks
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Old 09-20-2007, 03:16 PM
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Tuners are more flexible. It seems that the best one for the 6.0 is the SCT. It allows you to pull trouble codes also.
I would suggest however, that you first get you some gauges (mainly egt) to know what's going on when you start increasing you power.

(PS - You probably should have posted this under General Diesel Discussion, rather than Introductions - could get more response)

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Old 09-21-2007, 03:52 AM
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Welcome to the site! I say SCT (tuner) and gauges! There is nothing better than a SCT for the 6.0L. There are some great vendors and tuners on the site to help you out and give you some more info. If I can be of any help, just shoot me a pm.
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Old 09-21-2007, 08:18 AM
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Old 09-21-2007, 10:42 AM
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Hey man - around here SCT Xcal2 (tunes) or Livewire (guages and tunes) are the only way to go for the 6.0L


Check out the site vendors for some good deals...
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Old 09-21-2007, 11:19 AM
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I would do gauges first! Then an SCT w/ custom tunes from one of our vendors. I know its hard to spend the same cash on a good set of gauges as you will the tuner, but believe me you'll be glad you did when its over.
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Old 09-21-2007, 02:12 PM
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How much for the gauges and the sct?
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Old 09-21-2007, 08:57 PM
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I use a quadzilla commander as a stand alone gauge, and have it mounted on the A pillar pod (optional). Total cost for the commander and mount was approx. $380. A brand new SCT Xcal2 with unlimited custom tunes from DJ's is in the neighborhood of $400. I saw discountpowerparts.com had a special on the commander a few weeks back for a listed price of $210, don't know if it was a mistake or not, but I paid $329 for mine and thought that was a very fair deal less than a year ago. I'd check it out. If I were in the market for one I'd jump all over that.
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Old 09-21-2007, 09:01 PM
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Knew it was too good to be true, discount power now lists the commander for $359... I should have bought 10 of them a couple weeks ago when I saw them on their website for $210.... It was just the one time I saw them marked for that tho...
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