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Old 08-13-2013, 03:53 PM
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Originally Posted by randomid25 View Post

There are already tunes available for the euro engine which uses the same Bosch ecm, so I highly doubt it will take 3 years. 314 max hp/ 527 max tq with just a tuning module out of a 3 liter.

You drive a lifted truck with big tires, wouldn't you like to get better mileage with the life and big tires than the hemi can get?
Wow, those kind of numbers out of a tune would be incredible. It would lag the Hemi with about 80hp but beat it out with 110 tq but I'd like to see how safely that 3.0l can be pushed with mods and tuning. The Eco Diesel will be $3k more than an equally equipped Hemi but after you throw a lift, tune, and big tires on an Eco Diesel you probably still beat out the stock Hemi in mpg. Of course it would be foolish for me to buy a Hemi or Eco Diesel simply looking at fuel economy, but I plan to mod it and just seems that the Eco Diesel might be a better option to handle bigger tires and lift...
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