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New to the tuner world, and understanding what the added timing is doing? Stock 2000 dodge with 5 speed manual. Trailer weighs around 12000. I drive with a soft foot,but it seems like its always windy, jus need a little more power,  lookin for a little more guidance.

Am I ok to run the SW7 tune ? Or are them strictly for like drag racing or sled pulling applications. Havent pulled the trailer yet, but run nice around town temp wise.

Any tips or suggestions would be appreciated

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Good morning,

 

The increased timing adds efficiency which you notice with increased mpg, cooler egt, and more power.

 

If your clutch is in good condition and you drive with a soft foot and use proper rpm's under load you could consider SW 7. I wont advise you on a SW choice as everyone has different needs but SW 7 and a stock clutch I had no issue towing with my driving style on my 02.

 

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Thanks for responding, that's what I needed to hear.  Went with the 5 last weekend and it pulled like a beast. Don't have an EGT guage, but coolant temps were good. Think I'll just leave it there.. Thanks again

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I'd leave it on 5.  All levels max duration at wot, you just max it sooner on higher levels.  Not really needed for towing.

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Like I said I don't have an egt guage yet, and because of that I don't think I went past 1/4 throttle and it was still night and day difference from stock with the trailer on.  Maybe be a little less cautious this weekend. You guys have done your homework, thank you... Money well spent !

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I am envious of that trailer of yours. 👍

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Thanks, it works well with the 14 ft garage for racing bikes.  And enjoying a few beers at the state park..lol

But it is a wind hog with that big square nose, that's why I was looking for just a little more hp, witch we def found. Just ordered gauges tonight, gonna feel better with those, thanks again

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