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Looking for a tuner I can plug into my obd 2 port and change modes on the fly per say. Ik blackbear is the best and I SHOULD go with them. BUT I wanna be able to change my tune WITHOUT having to keep sending my ecm away. That being said. What's the best handheld tuner for the lowest dollar amount possible?
 

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Looking for a tuner I can plug into my obd 2 port and change modes on the fly per say. Ik blackbear is the best and I SHOULD go with them. BUT I wanna be able to change my tune WITHOUT having to keep sending my ecm away. That being said. What's the best handheld tuner for the lowest dollar amount possible?
best and lowest cost doesnt mix.

BB Autocal will let you keep your truck running while getting tune updates.
 

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If you have a good tune you should never have to change your tune.
 

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Ik but i really like the feature to change it as I wish. Use the economy for daily driving and performance once in a while. Just like the option to be able to tune as I choose
 

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Laptop and software.

Are you looking to change for different fuels on the fly or just because?
 

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Ik but i really like the feature to change it as I wish. Use the economy for daily driving and performance once in a while. Just like the option to be able to tune as I choose
A good tune will also give you the best of both worlds.
 

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If you have a good tune you should never have to change your tune.
^This

BB can give you a good mix of economy/performance in their tunes.
 

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Ik but it's my daily driver and I can't have it down so sending my ecu in for a tune isn't an option right now.
 

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Ik but it's my daily driver and I can't have it down so sending my ecu in for a tune isn't an option right now.
:shrug: so get the Autocal
 

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Ik but i really like the feature to change it as I wish. Use the economy for daily driving and performance once in a while. Just like the option to be able to tune as I choose
changing the tune will not net much of a power change. Most it will do seat of the pants will be felt from the Trans side. Just tune the tow haul to be more aggressive. Then you can feel like you are actually doing something. Hand helds don't do dick.
 

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Ik but it's my daily driver and I can't have it down so sending my ecu in for a tune isn't an option right now.

With the autocal you don't send in your ecu. You buy the autocal which is a programmer and they make tunes for you. You can change the tunes anytime you want. But like said above a good tune gives best of both. Good milage when your light on throttle, then turns into a beast when you get into it


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It's not like you're tuning a diesel. You're talking about changing between a tune that will let you gain 1.5 mpg vs. a tune that will give you 15 hp and may or may not change your mpg
 

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Agree with others. You don't have the need to change tunes for "economy" and "power". My car has switchable maps where I can do what you're talking about, but it's mostly for when different fuels are used since it's a turbo application. On a truck, tune it and forget about it.

Also, tune for the best gas you have available. Don't be cheap.
 

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No I'm not putting boost on it soon but will be once I get another vehicle to drive while it's down. Bc I've got lots of body work to do to it and SAS.
 

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