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I got the inTune today. I went out and loaded up the 87 tune. It is raining out, so I put it in 4x4 mode and took it out for a bit. I can tell it has a bit more get up. This is a very new to me process and I will have to play with some parameters till I get it the way I want it, but so far so good. DiabloSport seems to be very helpful and that will be helpful to me as well. I am very new to the tune thing, so I am looking to pick their brains as to what I should and can do to get it tuned in good.:LOL:
 

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congrats on the purchase bud and the first thing i would do is remove the mds
 

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I went and filled up with Shell 93 octane put 22 gallons in it. Then loaded up the 91 tune and so far it seems like a meaner RAM,lmao. I am still in the first stages of testing (lol) so I do not have MPG numbers. Also it has been raining off and on, so no real tire burning as yet. Went over to my buddies house and backed into his drive, then gave it some gas and I thought the GoodYears where gonna chew up the cement,lol. I stopped and then did the same going forward. It was dry, not wet/damp, so it does have more get up. Knock on wood, no issues with tune changes, so.... stay tuned (no pun intended) lmao.:LOL:
 

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Ok, so I have the inTune tuner and the 91 tune loaded in the RAM. I took it out yesterday first real dry day since I got the tuner. Drove a mile or so to make sure tires were free of any mud, water,etc. I came to a empty road and stopped. Ok, so I bumped the throttle booster up from 5% to max 20%. I them stomped the peddle to the floor and OMG!!! The RAM laid a rubber mark est 2 RAM lengths on the pavement. I have the 3.55 rear end. I have never been able to squawk the tires before. Now, only one tire laid rubber, but traction control kept me straight,lol. I can not believe the power it has opened up. The tuner states an added 25 HP and 25 FtTq. Plus I have the MOPAR CAI on it. I am very please with it so far. I am still test the 91 tune. The MPG booster tune will be next on my agenda. :wavey:
 

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glad you like it bud and if you turn off the traction control you will be able to lay a much longer strip then that:)
 

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glad you like it bud and if you turn off the traction control you will be able to lay a much longer strip then that:)
Yes, but will it stay straight? lol. I want to maintain control in a straight line. Besides, I do not want to buy new tires this year,lol. It does make a night and day difference. I have a buddy that has a 2010 Challenger R/T 5.7L and when he brings it out of it's winters nap, I told him we need to run them, so I can get an idea how much faster it is. The RAM that is,lol.:wow:
 

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Yes, but will it stay straight? lol. I want to maintain control in a straight line. Besides, I do not want to buy new tires this year,lol. It does make a night and day difference. I have a buddy that has a 2010 Challenger R/T 5.7L and when he brings it out of it's winters nap, I told him we need to run them, so I can get an idea how much faster it is. The RAM that is,lol.:wow:
Thats what the steering wheel is for! :) InTune is awesome!
 

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I wish it were a true posi traction. it is cool that I can lay some rubber down, but wish it were two tracks.:SHOCKED:
If it were posi thats when you would have a problem keeping it straight, the back end would start sliding out. With just a one tire fire you won't have any problems keeping it pointed in the right direction.
 

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Ok, So an update on the testing (lol) of the DiabloSport inTune. I am so far very pleased. The only thing I did not like was the spark knock a.k.a. KR with Shell 93 octane gas. I have never had an issue with Shell gas, but I did experience some KR with the Diablo tune which calls for 93 octane. I emailed Shell and they give me the song and dance. They said they are a Top Tier Fuel and that I should use the proper octane rating for my vehicle. I went on the DS website and they said to use BP, or Sunoco. I have not had an issue with the 91 tune. The best thing is, that I have not taken a huge, or even a small hit in MPG's with either tune. I have not even tried out the 87, or the MPG Booster tune. I will have to soon enough though with gas prices being at and over 4 bucks a gallon.
 

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So, my buddy has a 27 ft boat. 6000 + pounds. We had to drive up into Michigan and back down to Ohio. It was just under 60 miles round trip. I got 13.1 MPG. Not to bad. I have the 91 tune setup. DiabloSport InTune.:smileup:
 

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got it plugged it in.. first test went with stock modified , pushed the throttle repsonse to 15% , up'd the 1-2 shift & 3-4 , did not take off MDS and remember first test of many untill i find what i what... so mpg after 100 mile is UP 1.5 mostly town {low14's to 16.5 now} and it flat out runs better, best way to say it... so i'll check back after i do some REAL testing ,
 

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update

So, I was doing some number crunching. I track every drop of gas that goes into my RAM. I have been doing it ever since gas has been more expensive and it started putting a dent into my budgets,lol. I looked back at last year and for the first 4-5 months, May of 2011 was the first month at wich I hit the 14 mpg for the month average, give or take a few 10ths of a gallon. I have hit the 14.1 mpg average in March. The real big difference between this year and last year as far as I can see. This year I bought the DiabloSport InTune for my RAM. I have been running Shell 93 for the last few months as well. I have the tune set to the 91 tune. I have squealed tires, driven kind of not so conservative and have towed a boat (50 miles round trip). Unless they started the summer mix back in Feb-March. I live outside Toledo,Ohio. I am not sure when summer gas gets brought back, so I can not explain if it is here or not. I know this, I hit a mark early in the year, with the 91 tune. I have yet to try the 87, or the MPG Booster tune on the RAM. I will say this, if you are thinking about buying one for your 2009-10 RAM, do it. Well worth the 389 I paid for it. I have already spent less on gas this year, so far almost 120.00 dollars less. IF I can average that savings every 4 months. I have paid for it.:SHOCKED::smiley_thumbs_up:
 
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