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Old 08-13-2009, 01:53 AM
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I have an individual here in Phoenix that wants $220 for the Hypertech Max Enegy (NEW)... Good Deal??? Anyone use this? How does it do / compare to the other tuners???

Also have the oppertunity to get a NEW XDI Intake for $100! I guess that True Flow here in Phoenix has gone out of business... Is this a good intake???

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the top 2 programmers are the Diablo Sports Predator and Superchips Flashpaq...but that's more general in terms of application years. Tuners for 09's are in their infancy stage. I would check to see if that tuner is updateable, if so, it's a good deal. And for $100 that cai is a good deal....do you know what the tube diameter is, try to make sure it's 3.5" or more (preferably)
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i just looked at Hypertech's site...if you don't plan on modding much, this tuner is ok...but, if your plannin on doin more then a cai and catback exhaust, the other 2 programmers (if applicable) will offer more options (like shiftpoint ajustments and internet updating)
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The HyperTech isn't updatable?
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Not a Hypertech lover . Look at the Diablo .
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the top 2 programmers are the Diablo Sports Predator and Superchips Flashpaq...but that's more general in terms of application years. Tuners for 09's are in their infancy stage. I would check to see if that tuner is updateable, if so, it's a good deal. And for $100 that cai is a good deal....do you know what the tube diameter is, try to make sure it's 3.5" or more (preferably)
Tube is 3.5 inches. Put it on last night! Great product, took 15 min to install. Only thing I am not to sure about is that the tubes are metal (powder-coated and look great). Won't that be a bad thing when they get hot???
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..almost all tubes will get that way bro (even my ramhammer)...some have said that air goes through too quickly to really make a difference... where does the other end sit (the air entry), curious to know how short (or long) the tube is..
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yea, the more I think of it, I would wait for the superchips or diablo tuners for the 09's.. you want to have a least the option to monitor fuel trims...that will tell you how much better a good tune will work for you..
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