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Looking for a recommendation on the best tuner to buy to improve fuel economy on a 2010 Ram with a 5.7L Hemi. Was looking at Superchips Mileage XS that runs around $350.00 but was wondering if there were other tuners that did as well, but were less expensive. Looking for firsthand knowledge if anyone has please.
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Check out the DiabloSport Predator also, it seems to get good reviews
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Yeah, but do they really improve fuel economy?
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I haven't seen much if any improvement with my Diablo Predator, as far as mpg. When I first tuned the truck, I thought I was getting approx. 0.5mpg increase on the 87 tune, but surely not the 2+ mpg that some claim. I did however gain a full 1 mpg with my home made intake. fyi
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Remember that a programmer should also work in concert with more air in (intake) and more air out (exhaust) to improve efficiency.

Problem is, when you install a programmer you can also bump up the HP and torque a bit + move them down a bit on the RPM band making the truck more responsive and thereby, in many cases such as myself, addicted to using the increase HP and torque.

I guess I gotta trim some lead from my right foot...LOL
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