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Old 12-10-2009, 07:43 PM
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I spoke to the instructor of my class at the Chrysler training school today and asked if there is a way we can tell if a tuner has been used on a PCM. According to him, yes we can even if the tuner has been removed for the inline models or a stock tune has been reloaded. We can look at the PCM data that is stored and it will clue us in that a tuner has been used.
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From what I've heard from others on here who have contacted the manufacturer, only the predator doesn't leave a shadow on the PCM.
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True thats what Diablosport reports .
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My instructor said the same thing today. He said he's heard the only Diablo won't leave a trace.
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My brother in law just bought an 06 3500 Cummins powered Ram. We had it at the dealership going through it changing the oil fuel filter etc.. We hooked the DRB up to it and found all kinds of issues from a piggy back of some kind. We fixed them all but unfortunately the damage had been done. He was driving form Ohio back to Montana where he is stationed in the AF. The motor let go about halfway there. We had to ship it back here to Ohio and are in the process of getting a new motor for the truck. It sounds like he blew a whole through a piston or dropped a valve. Either way he is going to have to come out of pocket to replace the motor because whatever programmer was on the truck left a shadow that voided the warranty he got on the truck when he bought it!
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That Cummins must have really been jacked up at one time. I've not ever seen a problem like that on a stock or even mildly hopped up 5.9. Those motors came from the factory tuned to do about half of what they are capable of handling.
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ughhh...that Cummins must have been super overfueled at one time. That's what a lot of programmers do to build power on the diesels.

Nice to hear you can't see the Predator program...
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They couldn't see a Quadzilla Box on an '03 Cummins...
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'03 was back before CAN bus technology came into play. If you try to put a tuner on a 6.7, it's liable to shut down.
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Can't put a tuner on a 6.7 ?
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