Originally Posted by ejk78
Hey guys, i was wondering if there was anybody that could break down the differance between programers, tuner and chips(or are they basiclly the same thing)? Ive seen Superchip, Cortex and Bully Dog and havent been able to find what they do differant vs each other
I have an '04 quad cab 5.7 hemi with daul exhaust, thorley long headers, and a K&N cai intake, so just lookin for somethin to compliment everything without much of a headache(have seen some horror stories on here)
A programmer a chip and a tuner are all the same thing. The automotive world is full of terms that turn into slang. All 3 items do the same thing they tell the pcm and tcm to add more fuel and shift at different times.
Most of the horror stories heard are from people going into the custom settings in the programer and changing things they dont know about.
If your unsure just go online to the suppliers website to read about the product before purchace. Or bring your truck to a performance shop, they will know what to do. ps im a dodge technician by trade so im not full of it lol. good luck man