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6.0 liter aftermarket tuning ????

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Novadiecast, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. Novadiecast

    Novadiecast Senior Member
    Messages: 194

    What are you 6.0 liter guys doing??? Anybody using an aftermarket tuner for mileage or performance and who makes the best one? I have towed 15,000 pounds across the country with my 2500 HD and really can't complain but I know it could do better. The truck mainly is local around town with little interstate driving.
  2. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 6,078

  3. WheelerandSon

    WheelerandSon Member
    Messages: 77

    i am kinda wondering about upgrades on my 6.0. any luck with power programmers or chips???
  4. NBI Lawn

    NBI Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,797

    Contact Andy at www.dynotuneusa.com . He has an E85 programmer for the 6.0 and 8.1, pick up some power and less money at the pump.
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2008
  5. WheelerandSon

    WheelerandSon Member
    Messages: 77

    thanks for the info
  6. Plowinpro03

    Plowinpro03 Senior Member
    Messages: 151

    those mobile dyno's are a verys scary tuning tool...that the place uses...
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2008
  7. zappalawn

    zappalawn Member
    from pgh
    Messages: 56

    any shop that works on vettes camaros cts-vs or any other lsx motors could point u in the right direction for a tunning program. you can either go with hand held like a hypertech divinci predator fast or you can have some one with a lap top program like hp tunners tune it. a hand held is going to be in the 300 and up range. and a lap top tune goes from like 100 all the way up
  8. PTSolutions

    PTSolutions PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,537

    ive got my truck hypertech tuned, K&N intake and flowmaster true dual exhaust, mileage didnt change that much, but cant really say i take it easy on the pedal either.
  9. niv

    niv Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 38

    I also have tried it all tuner,exhaust,and air but nothing seems to help,I am seriously thinking of trying some 373 gears,thats as high as you can go with the 10.5 housing I really think it will help, but everyone else says not to do it,3 to 4 mpg gain means a lot now!!!