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Old 02-27-2012, 05:51 PM
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So I just checked on Edges website resently and found that they now make a programmer for the 5.9 Magnum! I'm not sure if they've had it out on the market for a while or not, but I'm thinking about getting one.

Only problem is that it says it's for 1998-2003. . . . and i have a 96.

Is this thing still going to work? Why would it be any different for a 1996? Did they have some change outs or something? I thought there wasn't much change for the 5.9's through the years?

Anyway, just wondering if you guys knew anything about this.
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I think 98 and up have the OBD2 setup, where the 97 and older have the OBD1. I could be wrong though.
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All vehicles made after January 1st 1996 are required to have OBDII (you learn something new every day)

So it has to be some year bias here or something. I found SCT Programmers that work for the 96, but it looks like they're a bit pricier than most, and you have to have a shop custom tune them. Not sure if my local shop can do that.

I'll have to dig into it a little deeper. It's definitly weird that they wouldn't make them for 1996+
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