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Like freddie said, if you don't need custom tuning, I'd go with the superchips. Not only do they offer transmission tuning, but from my experience their canned tunes out perform the diablo canned tunes.
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ok so i dont plan on ever doing any extreme mods to where i would need custom tunes. that said, my best choice would be the superchips cortex or a different model?
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I would get the superchips flashpaq (and I did). The only thing different with the cortex is it gives a 2 year power train warranty or something like that.
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ok i was wondering what the difference between the two was. They both look like they do the same thing. Now i am assuming that the flashpaq/cortex are not able to tune "on the fly"? and about how long days it take to switch tunes on the truck?
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Convenysp, take a look at this link, I added 5 of them so you can compare them side by side. I think it is really helpful to see the differences between each one. If you are looking for a cost effective tuner, the SC Flashpaq is a great option!
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well i think im trying to decide between the superchips cortex and the diablo intune. what are the pros and cons between the two and what one would you choose?
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Tough call...The main difference between the 2 is that the In-tune has a color touch screen display. If you PM me, I can send you a price quote for both of them which might help make up your mind
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hey i tried to pm you but it wont let me do it until i have 25 or more posts. i have 21 now. i was just going to say that i think im leaning towards the cortex after watching a few videos on youtube. I cant seem to find any owner feedback about the intune. you can pm me with price quotes if you want.
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Why not just get the flashpaq? it gives the same options as the cortex, just is a different color unit and has the power train warranty (won't need it anyway so it's wasted money). JMO.
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