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Old 07-13-2018, 11:00 PM
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I'm new at all of this.I need help or some guidence of how to choose the right programmer at there.I have a 2008 LMM Duramax everything is stock.I'm in the process right now of installing a reman CP3 50 HP + and the Airdog 150 GPH Lift Pump. I was looking at the Edge 85400 CTS2 Diesel Evolution Programmer but don't know how good it is.Any help guys

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Old 07-13-2018, 11:20 PM
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Efi live from a reputable tuner is a much better option.
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Old 07-13-2018, 11:45 PM
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Thanks for the fast reply but can you explain a little better
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Old 07-14-2018, 05:01 AM
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Google efi live tuning. All you need to know.
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Old 07-14-2018, 05:50 AM
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Moved your thread into the tuning section.

You sound like you dont know much about tuning, so you would be much better off with an easy-to-use handheld of some kind to get started instead of delving into custom tuning. That Edge you mentioned would be a good starter box. Just make sure its compatible with the emissions on your truck.

The guys here more-or-less will always recommend efilive simply b/c most all of us are hotrodders and we all have some (or a lot) of experience with that platform.

If/when you decide you want to delete the bs, or simply want more performance....thats where a custom efilive tune comes into play and is the best option.
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PPE excellerator is a good choice for simplicity...
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what's your location? Someone might be local and can explain and/or show you what a good tune does to their truck before you buy something. I've done that for a bunch of dmax owners nearby and made a few friends.
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Never been a fan or edge. Too many horror stories. I may have a banks syrem here soon for sale. Otherwise I’d go PPE
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PPE excellerator is a good choice for simplicity...
Or the hot plus 2 if you can still find them
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