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


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Old 05-21-2012, 01:13 PM
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hey fellas, i never used a tuner before, i was wondering, if i pick one up and set it to the 89 performance tune, (since i run 89 fuel) if i would see any increase in MPG ? i know if i put it in fuel economy mode it will increase it, but probably make the truck a dog in the mean time, also, how would mild towing be using an 89 performance tune, if i would constantly have to retune the truck for towing, or economy, this little gadget isnt for me, if i can set it and forget it and enjoy the gains, i might be interested, but i will not spend 500 on a diablo, probably the 350 on the superchips or 330 on hypertech ? thanks
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Man I've never even hear of a 1 Ton Dually with a Hemi! That truck is so heavy, I have a hard time believing that a tuner would make that much of a change in its mileage. Don't get me wrong I bet it would make it run better, but I just don't see it making that big of a mileage difference.
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maybe not. thats why im asking, she runs very well, plenty of power and its quick, quicker than my old 02 ram with the 4.7, and gets better mpgs than the 1500 with the 4.7 did......
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and its its any constellation, my truck weights just shy of 6100 lbs, which is only 550 lbs more than a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab 4X4 SLT LONG BOX
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