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Old 04-30-2013, 07:25 PM
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Definitely know what you mean. Now that the weather's getting nicer and I'm cruising with the windows down it's hard not to stomp on it every now and then to hear that sweet exhaust sound.

Ya I've been following your thread on that Fuel Smart module. It will definitely be interesting to see what kind of results you get out of it.
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Your in BC, way better weather then here in Montreal, we got our first week of sun this week, supposed to be nice till Sunday, so ya, windows are down and I am stomping it, love the sound of that magnaflow, the BD changed my truck so much, I just love driving it now, the shift points are so much better. Hopefully this Fuel smart will do what its supposed to.
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sweet cant wait to get mine next month...just kinda worried about installing some relays and building a bracket for them like you said you did..

ASUR did you have to do this as well?
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sweet cant wait to get mine next month...just kinda worried about installing some relays and building a bracket for them like you said you did..

ASUR did you have to do this as well?
You don't have to do that. The reason I did is because I needed one for my Airlift compressor anyway so adding a second one for my tuner and any other future mod that needs keyed power was pretty easy to do at the same time. The tuner comes with a fuse tap. You can just tap into a keyed power fuse in the engine compartment. I forget what the fuse number is. I think Asur knows though. I wanna say M6 off the top of my head....
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sweet cant wait to get mine next month...just kinda worried about installing some relays and building a bracket for them like you said you did..

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No, I don't leave the unit in my truck, I have an Edge Engine monitor that gives me everything I need to see and its got a great Driving coach also. So what I did was wired a 12V plug on the end of the BD cable, so when I program a new tune all I do is plug it into the 12v constant plug on the dash and it powers my BD constant during the tune install, then I pull everything out when done.
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No, I don't leave the unit in my truck, I have an Edge Engine monitor that gives me everything I need to see and its got a great Driving coach also. So what I did was wired a 12V plug on the end of the BD cable, so when I program a new tune all I do is plug it into the 12v constant plug on the dash and it powers my BD constant during the tune install, then I pull everything out when done.
cool so you can tune it and take it off the actual unit doesn't have to be onboard the vehicle?

also on more question...can i re-use the tuner on another vehicle? or is it a one time use type deal?
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YES: you can install the tune in your ECU for your truck and you don't have to keep the unit plugged in and in the truck, the tune is in your ECU so no need of the BD always connected.

NO: you cannot use the tuner on another truck without first removing the tune from your current truck, the DB marries itself to your ECU, if you try to use the BD on another truck it will not work till the original truck you used it on is put back to factory state. Once your original truck is back to factory you can go and use it on another truck.
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Very nice looking set up!

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YES: you can install the tune in your ECU for your truck and you don't have to keep the unit plugged in and in the truck, the tune is in your ECU so no need of the BD always connected.

NO: you cannot use the tuner on another truck without first removing the tune from your current truck, the DB marries itself to your ECU, if you try to use the BD on another truck it will not work till the original truck you used it on is put back to factory state. Once your original truck is back to factory you can go and use it on another truck.
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Thanks Jeremiah. I'm definitely happy with it. Clean installs are the way to go!
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Does anyone know where to tap into the fuse panel for keyed power? I am waiting for mine to show up in the mail and am just curious! I want to get it installed right away when it arrives! I also ordered the A-Pillar mount. It makes it look like it was meant to be there!

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