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Old 03-26-2010, 07:15 AM
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depends on what is "cheap" but a handheld tuner (Predator) or some gears would be next on my list.
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I'd go with the Predator

You should get your money back in performance/fuel gains in no time
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efan (I got a taurus efan $25 an hayden efan controller $30), 180 thermostat..
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I would suggest the Predator like the other guys. Also an electric fan will give you some power like Chefred has said.
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why do you suggest the predator over the superchips line of chips?
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I was a loyal superchips guy for many years on my 05. It's an excellent tuner. However, when I did a cam/heads combo, I needed custom tuning which superchips can't do (they promised, but didn't follow through). My initial experience with Diablo wasn't that good but after a couple revisions the truck ran the way it was supposed to. And now with custom tuning it runs super (have over 180k miles too). But rule of thumb I would use, if no plans for cam/heads, superchips is an excellent choice because they appear to be farther along in tranny control then the others. If goin with cam/heads, Diablo for custom tuning because it has more usable options then other custom tune programmers..
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there a lot to know. 1st are you getting cams 2nd are you 4x4 or not 3. what do you plan it for track dd. 4. yo man that airaid throttle body spacer give you like 10 hp that crazy. lol no its a paper weight you should research before you waste your money u should saved some. i don't mean to come of as a d*** but just saying that was pointless. If you need anymore help feel free ask. Everyone starts someplace
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I was a loyal superchips guy for many years on my 05. It's an excellent tuner. However, when I did a cam/heads combo, I needed custom tuning which superchips can't do (they promised, but didn't follow through). My initial experience with Diablo wasn't that good but after a couple revisions the truck ran the way it was supposed to. And now with custom tuning it runs super (have over 180k miles too). But rule of thumb I would use, if no plans for cam/heads, superchips is an excellent choice because they appear to be farther along in tranny control then the others. If goin with cam/heads, Diablo for custom tuning because it has more usable options then other custom tune programmers..
x2 i had superchip loved its its GREAT!!. but you do cams and stuff pointless because you need a tune.
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