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Old March 24th, 2013, 08:31 AM   #1
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2000 F-350 7.3 Tuner

What is a good tuner to use for my 2000 F-350 7.3?

Is a Bullydog worth the $$$? Or is there something better?
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Old March 24th, 2013, 08:34 AM   #2
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run from bully dog. are you looking for off the shelf? power or mileage?
tony wildman
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generally the best option around imo. if you look on powerstroke nation or powerstroke.org theres alot of info there.
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Old March 24th, 2013, 08:40 AM   #3
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Ts performance chips were/are on sale for $200 lately at thoroughbred diesel. I could not be happier. onus points are Tony wildman will add his tunes to a ts chip for a reasonable .charge later on.
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i forgot all about ts there is also bill at php if there still around.
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Old March 24th, 2013, 08:43 AM   #5
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The chip I purchased is a 6 position. Stock, high idle, 50hp, 75, hp,100hp, and 140hp. With an intake and exhaust, I find it quite entertaining even at 75hp. I usually leave it on 50hp for daily driving.
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Old March 24th, 2013, 08:50 AM   #6
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Just looking for a little more if its cheap enough. $200 has me sold.

I don't need a custom tune, at least not yet, hahahahah.
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Old March 24th, 2013, 08:52 AM   #7
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The chip I purchased is a 6 position. Stock, high idle, 50hp, 75, hp,100hp, and 140hp. With an intake and exhaust, I find it quite entertaining even at 75hp. I usually leave it on 50hp for daily driving.
That looks like it will work. I do not see them on sale though, bummer.


Edit: it says they are on sale but for $298
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Old March 24th, 2013, 09:07 AM   #8
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i forgot all about ts there is also bill at php if there still around.
Yes, Bill just did some tuning for me a few months ago. Great guy couldn't be more pleased.
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Old March 24th, 2013, 03:56 PM   #9
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That looks like it will work. I do not see them on sale though, bummer.


Edit: it says they are on sale but for $298
Just buy it you dummy!
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Old March 24th, 2013, 05:00 PM   #10
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Look for an online coupon.
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Old March 24th, 2013, 07:11 PM   #11
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Look for an online coupon.
Ok I will.
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Old March 25th, 2013, 07:33 AM   #12
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That looks like it will work. I do not see them on sale though, bummer.


Edit: it says they are on sale but for $298

At that price get a Tony Wildman tuner.
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Old March 25th, 2013, 07:44 AM   #13
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At that price get a Tony Wildman tuner.
I will look into it. Thanks buddy


Edit: those are $425, is it worth the extra $125?
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Old March 25th, 2013, 08:29 AM   #14
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I will look into it. Thanks buddy


Edit: those are $425, is it worth the extra $125?
I guess it depends.

Do you need more than a couple different tunes?

Are you going to do other mods?

the wildman tuner will take into account if you have bigger tires, different gears, upgraded trans, exhaust, intake, and other mods.

The other will not.

So, it's only worth the extra money if you want to spend it or plan to do multiple additional mods.

I was going to get the tony wildman because I didn't need 6 positions either, and you can get only as many tunes as you want. I just wanted stock, economy and towing.
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Old March 25th, 2013, 08:43 AM   #15
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I would do a Wildman or DP Tuner. I don't know about Wildman but with my DP-tuner if I want to change shift points or other stuff I just send it back and Jody does it. With the new F6 chip you can do it right over the net without sending it in, I have the F5 chip, had been on my truck for over 120K and been flawless.
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Old March 31st, 2013, 11:34 AM   #16
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I will be getting one of these soon.
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Old March 31st, 2013, 08:24 PM   #17
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Go Dptuner, i have it and love Dp. Truck has a huge power improvement and 80hp eco tune i was seeing 18 mpg in the city and up wards of 26 on the highway, But i would go with the f5 or switch from Dp alot more use out of it.
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Old March 31st, 2013, 08:31 PM   #18
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I need to get something different than the Edge that I have, Not exactly impressed with it. But it was on the truck when I bought it
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Old April 1st, 2013, 07:00 AM   #19
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Go Dptuner, i have it and love Dp. Truck has a huge power improvement and 80hp eco tune i was seeing 18 mpg in the city and up wards of 26 on the highway, But i would go with the f5 or switch from Dp alot more use out of it.
I am thinking the F5, I have a manual trans so is the F6 really worth double the price? I am not racing it just want a bit more oompf.
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Old April 1st, 2013, 07:04 AM   #20
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Also looking for a set of wheels and tires for it.
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