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Old 10-09-2018, 08:16 PM
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Tuning a 2017 F-150

So I think potentially voiding your warranty is kind of a big deal, so I wouldn't qualify a tune as having nearly zero downside, like Brett did. But it is interesting to see the guys from Fast Lane Truck experiment with it. Have you tuned your F-150? Would you consider it?

 
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Old 10-09-2018, 09:30 PM
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If you are going to consider it, get an exhaust too and then you too can blow the doors off of the Hellcats.
 
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Old 10-10-2018, 08:18 PM
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Ha ha! This video is awesome! Thanks for posting!
 
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Old 10-10-2018, 08:52 PM
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That is interesting. Amazing what these newer vehicles can do, even without tuning.

My '07 F150 and Compass feel like slugs compared to these new vehicles.

I just put on about 600 miles on a fully loaded Ford Transit van and that thing had some scoot to it. It was only the v6 model too.
 
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Old 10-10-2018, 10:06 PM
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Did you see you can get a 3.5 Ecoboost in a Transit?
 
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Old 10-11-2018, 01:18 PM
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Yep. The rental I had was only the v6 model.

Would've like to try the with the same payload to see the difference.
 
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Old 10-11-2018, 04:06 PM
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You mean the NA 3.7 V6? It's also available with a 3.2 I5 diesel.
 
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Old 10-11-2018, 04:32 PM
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Yes, the 3.7l v6.

I wonder how the diesel drives. The v6 seemed a little bit high revving. But it still did it's job.
 
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Old 10-11-2018, 06:13 PM
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Yes, you have to wind up the 3.7 like a cheap watch to get it to move. I think the redline is around 7 grand. HP is 275 @ 6k, torque is 260 @ 4k.
 
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Old 10-12-2018, 10:32 AM
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Makes sense. It liked staying in the 3-4.5k upshift range on mild inclines. Was a little more noisy because it was higher revving than I'm used to.

It does drive a lot better than the Econoline, other than the noisy high revving part.
 


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