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last night this dodge was fooling around trying to cut in front of me so i hit it and was off like a rocket, the dodge started to fall behind then he took off went around me like i was standing still! I looked at my speedo and it was stuck on 90. Thats as fast as this truck goes! What a pizzer......the dodge was a half ton gasser even....so embarrassing......

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Yeah, but none of my friends have gone with tuners and many of them have hundreds of thousands of trouble free miles on there 6.0's so i am reluctant. But i'm gonna do it just to get past that darn governor. frustrating, just as she gets goin good the gov shuts er down! I would love to have mine start pukin so i could get Ford to do studs. Do you have studs?

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I have a 7.3

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is the 7.3 less likely to blow head gaskets than the 6.0? But you know, cummins dmax they all do the same when souped up so its not relly a defect

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90mph even sounds slow. I've had 3 superduties and all of them have governed at 98mph... Pretty much any programmer will cancel the top speed limiter. If you're going to get a programmer I'd vote for the SCT Xcal3 with custom tunes from Innovative. You can stay mild with your tunes and have room to grow later on if you choose.

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90mph even sounds slow. I've had 3 superduties and all of them have governed at 98mph... Pretty much any programmer will cancel the top speed limiter. If you're going to get a programmer I'd vote for the SCT Xcal3 with custom tunes from Innovative. You can stay mild with your tunes and have room to grow later on if you choose.
Yep, i think thats the only way to go. I think i will get the model that can double as a egt gauge as well. I would like to know what my egt is anyway. I here there is a new economy tune from innovitive that does save fuel.
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