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Icon5 Superchips Flaspaq Question

I'm thinking about buying the Superchips Flashpaq 1865 tuner. Can you tell me if you like it and have you noticed and big gains? Is it easy to use? Does your mpgs drop any on performance?




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i havent noticed a drop in MPG...i'd say it was worth every penny, really woke my truck up although it aint got **** on custom tunes on a SCT X3
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Was it easy to use? I plan on running there performance tune and not tweaking anything. IMO it'll cause me more trouble. I can program the truck to realize im running 265's right?
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I've used it and a Diablosport Predator. Personally I like the Predator better but that's more because I got it for a much better price!
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Was it easy to use? I plan on running there performance tune and not tweaking anything. IMO it'll cause me more trouble. I can program the truck to realize im running 265's right?
yea it was real easy to use...and yea you can reprogram your tire size
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arnt 265's stock size?
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^nope my ranger came with 245s stock
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interesting...that may have been a dumb question. this was the second time i bought tires and i just told my friend who works at town fair to throw on some new tires and this was the result.
and to add to the thread. i was going to do the superchips too but i finally got a email back from sct and he said SCT had better support and when superchips and SCT split most of the customers went to SCT. and its about the same price.
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I've used it and a Diablosport Predator. Personally I like the Predator better but that's more because I got it for a much better price!
Doesnt work on the 04's. My buddy does tunes for Diablo tuning up here. He could make me a custom chip for $100 but I'm still not sure.
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Just bought it for $280 new online. We will see when it comes in.
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Doesnt work on the 04's. My buddy does tunes for Diablo tuning up here. He could make me a custom chip for $100 but I'm still not sure.
Oops... I did know that but I missed seeing the year of your truck!
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nice definitely let me know how it goes!
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Oops... I did know that but I missed seeing the year of your truck!
Yeah I was gunna buy it since it seems everybody likes there presets. Idk what the diffrences to be honest its still a 5r55e
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I've liked mine, mainly to change my speedo back for bigger tires and different gear ratio. I've only ran it in performance. It is not crazy but you can tell it has a little more power on the highway.
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Cant wait to see what happens. Hopefully I dont blow a seal like Dave.
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its a good tuner for the price and does add some power in some places, towing tune works nice, improves the shift points for sure
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Good to hear, I just bought a 2010 FX sho waver runner. I know it doesnt weigh much but still anything helps the 4L. It'll prolly always stay on performance.
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Cant wait to see what happens. Hopefully I dont blow a seal like Dave.
Hey hey hey it was more than that, the radiator cracked. Coolant got into tranny and it was done hill from there. Plantaries came apart and the input sheared.
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Hey hey hey it was more than that, the radiator cracked. Coolant got into tranny and it was done hill from there. Plantaries came apart and the input sheared.

Oh wow I didnt know that much happened. Howd you find out coolant was in the trans and what caused it? Cracked radiator?
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Hey hey hey it was more than that, the radiator cracked. Coolant got into tranny and it was done hill from there. Plantaries came apart and the input sheared.

Oh wow I didnt know that much happened. Howd you find out coolant was in the trans and what caused it? Cracked radiator?
Not sure how it cracked but the ATF was milky pink an the coolant has ATF floating in it. No engine damage at all just full trans. The actual bell housing and case cracked. I have tons of pics.
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^^so you don't have the tuner with the new trans I'm guessing??
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^^so you don't have the tuner with the new trans I'm guessing??
Oh no I do. This trans isn't stock replacement or rebuilt it built
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Hey hey hey it was more than that, the radiator cracked. Coolant got into tranny and it was done hill from there. Plantaries came apart and the input sheared.
Sounds pretty normal haha. I like the superchips just for the ease of programming. But its a toss up for the price unless you need it for its very useful calibration features
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I'm gonna be pissed if Daves problem happens to mine.
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