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What tunes are safe?

Im running the quadzilla box, but only run it on the 50hp setting. How many hp could I safely run for both tranny and egt's? I know people say around 90-100 is all you can run on the stocker allison, but do you guys think the quadzilla 70hp tune would be fine for daily driving with my heavy foot?

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I think the 70 hp tune would be fine, as long as you don't put you're not racing from stop light to stop light, heck you could limp the tranny on a stock truck that way.

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I do like to go fast but Im not constantly riding the rev limiter. Im going to wait to download the 70hp tune because my EGT gauge died and the place i ordered it from is sending me a new one.

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no tunes are safe, once you start adding power look out! you are already looking at upgrading your box. save your $$ and upgrade your tranny, it will pay off!
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Im not going to upgrade my box I was just going to put it on the 70hp tune. The quad goes up to 135 hp. Im just want my truck to be nice with a little power. If I wanna really go fast I hop on my GSXR. I just want the truck to be reliable, and I am gonna add a suncoast stage 3 later.

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ok, if it were me i would turn up my tuner until the tranny limped, then back it down. if you don't have an egt gauge the 135 hp shouldn't get too hot. gauges are good. If reliability is your goal, leave it stock.
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I hate nothing more than a stock truck haha. I just dont wanna completely burn up my tranny is the point. With some sense and a mild tune I think my stock tranny should be good for quite sometime, Im just wondering how mild of a tune.

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I hate nothing more than a stock truck haha. I just dont wanna completely burn up my tranny is the point. With some sense and a mild tune I think my stock tranny should be good for quite sometime, Im just wondering how mild of a tune.

i have been running 85 hp on mine for 3 years, if i want i can limp it whenever i want but i drive smart. you can use the power if you use your head and don't floor it causing slipping of the tranny , also change your spin on trans filter 2 times a year, every bit helps.

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Well so far i havent limped my tranny and it feels fine on the 90hp tune. It hasnt gotten that hot either so im quite happy with it.

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You'll be fine as long as you keep it at or under 90-100hp increase.
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