Last post on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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#81 of 84 ford f-350 2000 7.3 diesel
Feb 06, 2008 (8:00 pm)
hi i just bought a diablo sport predator tuner for my 7.3 diesel is their anything i should be worried about or know before i install it. any info thanks
#82 of 84 Re: ford f-350 2000 7.3 diesel [ethanwkolsen]
Feb 07, 2008 (9:26 pm)
As long as it is the correect tune for the truck, you should be fine. Is it under warranty still?
#83 of 84 What chip is best for Chevy 1500 HD
Jun 19, 2009 (5:42 am)
Hey i have a 2001 chevy HD and i wan to make it faster and have more power with pulling so i was woundering which performance chip would be the best.
#84 of 84 Re: What chip is best for Chevy 1500 HD [getzy2323]
Jul 20, 2009 (8:18 am)
A chip will probably have minor impact on your '01 Chevy 1500 HD. --Unless it has a turbo diesel, I'll certainly admit to not knowing much about your truck. If you are towing very frequently, I'd look at changing the rear end gears. That will make a much bigger difference than a chip. Or you can get a different truck that is just plain better at towing-- trucks are real cheap now, although that means your current truck is low value, too.
Chips have modest gains, at best, and as previous posters have said there are alternatives now as many cars support various types of reprogamming of the stock computer (ECU).
Turbocharged cars generally respond the best to chips and/or ECU reprogramming but this generally voids the warranty and can be risky. It can also be easy, reliable horsepower.