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Old 07-09-2013, 08:56 PM
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Honestly, I was in the same boat before I purchased. I was even a little nervous for the first few test runs with different tunes. But now I've been running the same tune for a little over 2 months and everything is fine. I run the 93 bad*** tune and when I went back to stock (for inspection) I really missed the extra power.

At the end of the day, though, it's your truck. You gotta be comfortable with the mods you do. My .02 is that it was a worthwhile purchase for me with no regrets.
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I don't know man. I'm a little concerned about breaking something. Granted, to date, I have all the bolt-ons, (minus a supercharger): Vararam intake, 14" Magnaflow, BT catchcan to help offset the minor torque loss as a result of my 6" suspension lift and 35's. Noticeable but not earth-shattering improvement over stock. Mine is a daily driver that I like to kick in the ass every now and then, but will likey NOT see the quarter mile strip. I still have my Diablo Trinity from my 2012 Charger RT, which I can supposedly re-use once Diablo releases the 2013 programming.....but do I really want to do that now, in light of all this reading of 'issues' and transmissions being grenaded??? I don't know, dudes. I'm having some second thoughts on this whole computer/tuning thing. Too many un-knowns. Or am I mistaken?
Its natural to feel this way.....Take gradual steps and dont do such a wild tune. Rather a mild one if that will make you feel comfortable
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Well you have time to ponder as who knows when Diablo will release their tuning options for the 2013. Until then i would just enjoy what you have now as i doubt its a slouch now.
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i have a BD hemi plus tuner coming in tomorrow or the next day. cant wait. already using 94. gonna put the premium tune on my truck
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will do. been watching the front door like a hawk waiting for the tuner to get here.

on its way from Mississauga at 0:17. only a 3-4 hour drive. COME ON BUDDY DRIVE FASTER!!! lol
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will do. been watching the front door like a hawk waiting for the tuner to get here.

on its way from Mississauga at 0:17. only a 3-4 hour drive. COME ON BUDDY DRIVE FASTER!!! lol
LOL......I know that feeling. It doesn't help when you're watching the tracking info as those things are a few hours delayed
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Ha ha...yeah, know that feeling too! That's good advice though, I guess. I'll run the 87 or 91 tune at first and use 93 gas. I just thought our transmissions were built tougher; that the whole transmission nightmares of the late 90's/early 2000's were a done deal. These things ought to be able to handle more than 430-440 horses. That really ain't that much in the grand scheme....
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