Originally Posted by 5fifty
Thanks for clearing the prices up for me. I probably know how much I spent for mine and that $192 is almost $200. If you re read the o.p. post about getting a new one possibly for $100 I agree that is a good deal. Have you ever thought that someone may only have $100 to spend on their truck at the time and $350 might be out of the question. Not every dealership you can just drop by and say hey I'll buy you a cup of coffee can you do anything to my truck? LoL
The speedo calibration is part of the ABS system. So its not a dealership only settings change here, most mechanics are going to be able to change this for you.
Even 100$ for something simple like a speedo recalibration is way too much.
And I mean, how many times are you really going to change it? Most people buy tires and that's about it. 38's he's going to have to spend a lot of money to go up or down properly so I bet he'll stay where he is for a while.
I know my local dealership would charge a half hour of shop time to do that, 44$, but my comment about the coffee was regular mechanics... You know the small time guys who actively try and be friendly because that's how they survive. Any decent mechanic can't get buy without pretty good diagnostic software now.
If he was close to me I'd offer to do it for free.
He asked for an opinion so I gave it. The hypertech is a waste. And I say that for a couple reasons..
38's can be programmed, if he had like 44's that would be different
He has well over 10k in mods listed in his Sig so an AE is just a damn good thing to have, especially with a 6.0.
He is planning on making a Fummins out of his truck anyway so that programmer probably won't work eventually.
And it may take some searching but he should be able to find somebody to get it for just a couple bucks