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To keep the Xcal2 or Not?

Hey guys, I am trading in my '04 GT on Friday for a '06 F250. Should I keep my SCT Xcal2 that I have already for my Mustang (revert the stang back to stock) or buy a new programmer/chip?
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Save the money...revert the stang to stock and get the XCal2 retuned for the Stroke.

And definitely consider getting gauges when you get the truck.

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Save the money...revert the stang to stock and get the XCal2 retuned for the Stroke.

And definitely consider getting gauges when you get the truck.
Oh yes....it will have gauges. I like gauges, lots and lots of gauges.
Just wasn't sure if a Edge or something else is better suited for these things.
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Oh yes....it will have gauges. I like gauges, lots and lots of gauges.


Cool, then save a couple of bucks and just retune the XCal2 and then be moving right along.

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Eclipse AVN62D; High Idle Mod; BFG ATs 285-65/20s

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Yeah, what he said! Get with Innovative or DJ's and get you some custom tunes setup for your new ride! Can't wait to see pics. Oh and welcome to the ORG!

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Cool, then save a couple of bucks and just retune the XCal2 and then be moving right along.
Preciate it. After 4 years of mastering everything about a Mustang, now I have to start all over again.
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This will be way more fun, and challenging.

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Oh yes....it will have gauges. I like gauges, lots and lots of gauges.
Just wasn't sure if a Edge or something else is better suited for these things.
what ever you do don't go with the edge if you don't want to mess up your tranny

get some custom tunes for the 6.0 and you and your tranny will be really happy ! ! !

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oh yeah and WELCOME TO THE ORG ! ! !

hope you grab a seat and learn about your new truck ! ! !

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Yeah, what he said! Get with Innovative or DJ's and get you some custom tunes setup for your new ride! Can't wait to see pics. Oh and welcome to the ORG!
Thanks for the warm welcome. I only have a camera phone pic when I went for the test spin, I will have others upon delivery.

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