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Old 04-25-2011, 05:26 PM
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My friend has a Quadzilla xzt tuner in his 2000 5.9l cummins. He wants it to blow lots of black smoke or "roll coal". I have told him, after some research, that this was bad for the turbo and that the xzt has a safety feature that wont let it blow black smoke. He just wants me to atleast look and ask if there is a tune that will let him blow black smoke. So...is there one? Please correct me if i am wrong on this stuff. thank you.
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Its not terrible for the truck but he has to be careful. Black smoke=unburnt fuel=alot higher temperatures. As long as he keeps an eye on all of his temps. he should be ok. If he doesnt theres a chance of even melting a piston.
Any tune with more power should blow a little bit of smoke. Has he done anything else to his truck other then the tuner?
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No he hasn't done anything to his truck unless you count a cb. He does plan on a cold air intake and a 5" turbo back exhaust. BTW, it does blow a little smoke at the top of 2nd, its a standard, but thats it. He just wants to roll coal, would it be easier to buy a different tuner? He has some money so any suggestions are welcome.
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I would get an exhaust and some gauges. Have him check out sound clips of 5"vs 4".I dont care for the sound of 5" and it isnt necessary till 500+hp
His tuner should roll a little coal, if he puts a beefier clutch in his truck he could up the tune to 100hp or so and really leave a cloud, terrible for the clutch though, all the power has to go some where
If he lugs a gear he should get a bit too
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