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Banks green tuner??

Has anybody tried this tuner and what is to be expected with it.

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 05-12-2010, 01:31 AM
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Probably won't get to many responses on a Banks tuner here....

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dont waste your money on that thing........

look into a Spartan.....you dont HAVE to delete or go with big tunes.


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Probably won't get to many responses on a Banks tuner here....
Might get quite a few....just no positive ones.
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Yep don't waste your $$$ on a banks chip and only do a chip if you are going to do the delete option. Either way you run the risk of voiding your warranty so if you do it why not go full pull and get all the benefits with a full delete. Plus no matter how you shake it a chip is going to effect the DPF. Look at Spartan they have been proven!!!!
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Banks is crap, and is a cancer to the aftermarket diesel world...
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The only thing to expect is that it's going to leave your wallet a lot lighter and leave you unhappy; especially if you drive a Spartan tuned truck later on.
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I think Banks got left in the dust when the DPF stuff came out. OH well, can't keep up.............see ya.

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Banks...... Now when it comes to your later models maybe. But they haven't done anything as far as custom tuning. You can't expect to stay in competition when the market is adapting custom tuning. Banks is get what you buy and then nothing else and even that is small in comparison. SCT, Spartan, etc.. all make room for improvement or find it atleast. Gale if you see this take a word of advice. CUSTOM TUNING IS WHAT YOU NEED TO SURVIVE!.

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