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Tuner time!! ? which one!

OK guys, I know theres a ton of posts/threads about this, but I haven't been able to make my decision...so here it goes, I do currently have guages but willing to change things up.....I'm torn between the X3 or Livewire..$$ not a real issue for either I just want to know which one I should go with and if you can tell me why with your knowledge/input...thanks

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all i can say is the livewire is HUGE and i wouldn't want that thing mounted in my truck.

Now... the newer touch screen extreme looks pretty darn sweet.

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I don't think I'd do anything that is more than about 60 hp unless you do head studs

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call up someone like innovative diesel and get some customs tunes on a x3. the livewire is big and bulky and just looks ugly and since you have gauges you dont really need anything more then the x3.

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call up someone like innovative diesel and get some customs tunes on a x3. the livewire is big and bulky and just looks ugly and since you have gauges you dont really need anything more then the x3.

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Agreed. Although I would love to have the wireless Touchscreen one!!

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Yeah, I saw the touchscreen model, price doesn't seem to unreasonable but I guess an X3 and add a mechanical trans temp makes the most sense...unless someone can confirm that the touchscreen model makes load/switching programs easier or faster or anything?

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I don't think I'd do anything that is more than about 60 hp unless you do head studs
That might be a matter of opinion, but I can see why you say no more that 60 hp, no issues.. everytime I have talked to a tuner I tell them I want the max I can go safely with no studs.

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That might be a matter of opinion, but I can see why you say no more that 60 hp, no issues.. everytime I have talked to a tuner I tell them I want the max I can go safely with no studs.
Which unfortunately is nothing over what International rated the engine at, which is not even what Ford bumped it to.

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Does anyone know of a way to enhance performance without using a programmer or some kind of factory hardware?
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