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Ok so look for the time frame it takes to load a tune to my truck. Also maybe take it for a test ride after installing a tune? How many different tunes should I do infront of him to make sure all is good?
If it loads one it should load them all. You may want to return it to stock but that's not really necessary IMO. Good luck it is a very good price for the tuner.
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Ok cool thanks a lot! Figured this is what I'm going do. While meeting up with him I'm going give the truck a good WOOT and mess around with it so I can remember stock form. Then I'll try the 87 performance? When that installs go back out and do what I did with truck in stock form to see if I feel a difference.
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I bought a used Flashpaq and sent it to Superchips to make sure it was in good shape and had the latest updates. When I tried to use it it says it will not work on my truck, even though Superchips said it was set up good to go for my truck. Someone else on the forum had the same thing happen and when he talked to Superchips he was told that on a few trucks, for some reason, the tuner just will not connect. I'd like to hear from anyone else that has had this problem.Also, anyone interested in buying it off me send me a pm.
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Hopefully this one will work, guy is cool enough to hook it up to my truck and walk me through it so if it doesn't work I'm sure I'll find out right away.

I read you should update it by superchips website, is this something free?
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Hopefully this one will work, guy is cool enough to hook it up to my truck and walk me through it so if it doesn't work I'm sure I'll find out right away.

I read you should update it by superchips website, is this something free?
Yes, at least my Cortex can be updated via their Website. I would assume the Flashpac is the same.
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Dumb question, 87 octane tune, do I need to run 87 octane? Lol
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Well I am running the 87 Tune however always fill up with the recommended 89 octane fuel. My understanding is that you cannot run a higher tune with a lower octane fuel, so 91 tune with 87 or 89 octane fuel is a no no. However you can use a higher octane fuel with a lower tune. That's my understanding anyway
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I filled up today regular and didnt happen to see what the octane level was so now I'm nervous if I should try 87 octane tune for it since I'm meeting the guy now.
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You should have no problems at all with 87 octane and the 87 tune. Just give it a try and if you have any issues at all just put the stock program back on.
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Just got done with meeting the guy, we hooked it up to y truck, it ask for all the information then scanned my truck and got my vin number and what not. It programmed it to stock, then after that we did it for the 87 tune. It did its whole initializing and installed and was good to go. Took it out and I feel it picks up better. I need to figure it out more so I can program it to recognize I have a exhaust and all.
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