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Old 04-22-2011, 02:54 PM
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I could almost guarantee if you had to rangers with the same options. You drove them not knowing which one had the tuner and which one didn't. You would say the one with the tuner was a better driving truck.
That's me & dad.. Mines just a 03' and his is a 04'.. OH!! and his is white and mines Sonis Blue. Sorry!! lol lol
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Old 04-22-2011, 03:01 PM
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I tried uploading my tunes today from my SCT and I got a code 1033. (low volts) and I tried hooking up a battery charger and checked the volts coming out and it still didn't work. Anyone know why?
The fuse for your datalink port is blown. Look in your manual, it is the one noted as "power point and datalink" or something.
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Old 06-02-2011, 02:43 PM
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Default Re: Looking for the best tuner for my Ranger! Need input.

what does a tunner do for a standard trany? anybody got on in and see a diff? i mean i can shift when i want to if thats all the benefits i get then its not worth it to me
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Old 06-02-2011, 03:22 PM
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My ranger towing a 5x10 trailer with a riding mower and push mower does okay. Once I switch to tow mod it drives like the trailer is not even there.

I could almost guarantee if you had to rangers with the same options. You drove them not knowing which one had the tuner and which one didn't. You would say the one with the tuner was a better driving truck.
What tuner do you have and did you get custom tunes?
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Old 06-02-2011, 04:29 PM
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Default Re: Looking for the best tuner for my Ranger! Need input.

I too have been seriously considering a tuner. I read somewhere that the SCT allows you to take advantage and custom tune to whatever aftermarket parts you may have (Exhaust, headers, CAI etc). I can't wait to see how my Ranger responds to it!

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Old 06-02-2011, 04:59 PM
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Default Re: Looking for the best tuner for my Ranger! Need input.

Tuners are a delicate subject I myelf have ordered one but am very skeptical about their abilities
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Old 06-02-2011, 05:34 PM
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Default Re: Looking for the best tuner for my Ranger! Need input.

Really? I've never read a negative review. Everyone on every ranger forum I've been on that has used them has repeated real measurable repeatable actual improvements in performance and/or mpg depending on the tune used. I'm going to be getting one myself soon too.

And coming from me, that says a lot. As many will attest, I tend to snipe BS fake improvements quite vocally.
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Old 06-03-2011, 10:17 AM
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And coming from me, that says a lot. As many will attest, I tend to snipe BS fake improvements quite vocally.
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Old 06-03-2011, 10:22 AM
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Tuners are a delicate subject I myelf have ordered one but am very skeptical about their abilities
you will change your mind once you use it. my tuner is probably my favorite mod ive done to my truck to date.
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Old 06-03-2011, 11:08 AM
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Default Re: Looking for the best tuner for my Ranger! Need input.

When I got mine I noticed about 2 MPG gain with just a performance tune. that isnt even for the economy tune which I have yet to get... I did notice it seemed like I had more power and smoother shifts after tune

I have a SCT that I bought used with Bama tunes on it that just happened to work with my truck.
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Old 06-03-2011, 11:09 AM
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Default Re: Looking for the best tuner for my Ranger! Need input.

Pssstt...check out my thread http://www.fordrangerforum.com/misc-...sct-tuner.html
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Old 06-03-2011, 12:53 PM
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When I got mine I noticed about 2 MPG gain with just a performance tune. that isnt even for the economy tune which I have yet to get... I did notice it seemed like I had more power and smoother shifts after tune

I have a SCT that I bought used with Bama tunes on it that just happened to work with my truck.
i have a used one from my mustang, i wonder if the canned tunes would work with the ranger, i know the custom ones are for the mustang, but there is also reg SCT tunes, i wonder if it would work for all ford vehicles.
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Old 06-10-2011, 08:54 PM
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sorry to hijack but any imput on this ^
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Old 01-12-2012, 11:23 AM
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Default Re: Looking for the best tuner for my Ranger! Need input.

Is there a tuner for a 1994 ford ranger 4.0
I can't find one Does anyone know
Where I can get a tuner or chip for
Decent price
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Old 01-12-2012, 11:32 AM
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