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What tuner is better bang for the buck?

Discussion in 'Performance' started by Z0lan0, Mar 22, 2019.

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  1. Z0lan0

    Z0lan0 TYF Newbie

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    Hey guys, I got a 2010 4wd tahoe and I've been looking around for a good handheld tuner that can disable the following:
    - AFM
    - Traction Control
    - Stabilitrak
    - Throttle Delay

    I've heard of some tuners that can also check codes the PCM throws out. So that would be a plus if it came integrated with it. I wanted to ask you guys from personal experience what handheld tuner can do all this and give me some other optional tunes like economy or to bring it back to stock.

    My wife mainly uses the tahoe for daily comutes. I use it on weekends when we go to the desert or cruise around town. The reason I want the tuner is mainly for weekends, to do burn outs, donuts or just mess around in the desert and then bring it back to stock or econ mode for my wife.

    I've read up on the threads about the Diablo tuner and the Black Bear but don't know which on is better or offers what i need.
     
  2. kbuskill

    kbuskill ***CAUTION*** I do my own stunts!

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    The Diablo can disable AFM and you can even adjust Throttle response but to my knowledge traction control and Stabilitrac cannot be disabled via any tune no matter who does it.

    Diablo or BBP (EFI live, HP tuners, etc.) Cannot do this.

    The only way to truly disable TC and Stabilitrac is by pulling the ABS fuse, which is what most off roader do. You can actually wire a switch inline to the ABS fuse so that you can disable it without having to get out and pop the hood and pull the fuse manually.
     
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  3. Joseph Garcia

    Joseph Garcia Supporting Member

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    I am a relative novice at this, compared to most folks on this Forum, so you will get more informed advice from these other folks than from me. However, with my Black Bear tunes with the AutoCal tuning device, I can re-flash my ECM and TCM between different tunes (stock or performance, with towing and economy also available) in less than 10 minutes.
     
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    I have a Diablo trinity t1000 tuner I am selling. I used it on my 2007 suburban to turn off AFM, but I have since sold my suburban and no long have a need for the tuner. I have contacted diablo and had the software license renewed to be programmed to another truck. Asking $250 OBO + shipping if interested.


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    This should work fine on a 2011 LTZ right? If so, and still available I will do $200.
     

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