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Old 08-16-2011, 12:48 AM
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I recently purchased an 09 SLT Quad cab 4x4 5.7. I didn't buy this truck with any lofty expectations about mpg's but I've heard that chips/tuners can give you more power and more mpg's, is this true? I must admit i'm a bit skeptical about hooking something of this sort up to my truck. I read in one place that a particular chip is great, and in another place that the same one is junk. It seems the Diablo Predator is universally accepted as a quality product. Any advice?
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DiabloSports works well for me, but I was mainly out for performance
it helped my mpg about 1mpg not that much but if made a big difference in
performance, runs great, hope this helps.
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Performance chips will give you more power, but look at what they are called. PERFORMANCE chips, not milage improvers. Plus they will void your warranty.
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I recently purchased an 09 SLT Quad cab 4x4 5.7. I didn't buy this truck with any lofty expectations about mpg's but I've heard that chips/tuners can give you more power and more mpg's, is this true? I must admit i'm a bit skeptical about hooking something of this sort up to my truck. I read in one place that a particular chip is great, and in another place that the same one is junk. It seems the Diablo Predator is universally accepted as a quality product. Any advice?
Diablo is the top choice among the ram owners. They also include a mpg tune
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upgrade other performance as well which will make the motor run better and easier and more efficient..which will also improve mpg's...
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