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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 04-10-2013, 11:57 PM
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Can someone tell me whats the best shift points to have the tuner at?
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For the regular tune I maxed out the WOT shift points. For Performance I think I had mine at 100 less than the max
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I keep mine stock, these trans. suck so I don't push it.
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the regular tune only can be raised maybe 500-600 over stock and performance tune is raised maybe 1000 over stock. raising where the shift points are isn't going to hurt these transmissions. You start adding over 100 hp than your going to start running into problems
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Won't Tow/Haul mode do pretty much the same thing?
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Won't Tow/Haul mode do pretty much the same thing?
Are you trying to suggest that tow/haul mode does pretty much the same thing as a tuner? Changing shift points is only one small thing that the tuner does....

But no using tow/haul is not the same thing at all. The shift points still won't be higher at full throttle than what they are set at stock. Tow/haul does hold the gears longer under normal driving to keep the truck up in the power a bit more. That doesn't change the WOT shift points.
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